Graphic Design

Chihuahuas will wear Loteria jerseys

We haven’t seen a lot of cool jersey releases this year, but here’s one from the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple-A West): jerseys with Chihuahua-inspired lottery cards, to be worn during Bark in the Park’s last game. Lotería is a Mexican card game, similar to bingo, but uses images instead of …

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Why embed data analytics and visualizations in apps

Credit: ThinkStock Today, many organizations are developing data-intensive applications that include interactive dashboards, infographics, custom data visualizations, and charts that respond to a user’s data access rights. In cases where an application needs to display a bar graph or other simple data visualization, it is quite easy to use a …

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New visual culture minor available for students

Undergraduates at Caltech can now specialize in visual culture, the study of the various forms of visual media used throughout history and today. Classes in the new program include introductions to the field as well as more in-depth investigations into visual topics, such as Charles Dickens’ London, old Hollywood cinema, …

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Tokyo exhibition showcases 139 portraits of Tadanori Yokoo

Tokyo’s futuristic-looking 21_21 Design Sight in Roppongi Entertainment District features a special exhibition of 139 portraits of famous people drawn by artist Tadanori Yokoo. “Yokoo Tadanori: The Artists” features artists, philosophers, scientists and others associated with the organizer, the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art, from around the world. Founded in …

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New books to read now: design, technology, architecture

New Books: How Designers See the World Our roundup of new books covers James Dyson on his successes and failures, Stephen Bayley on the Age of Combustion, an exploration of vintage synthesizers, and an ax lover’s handbook. Enjoy this eclectic selection of new books, tackling everything from ancient technologies and …

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