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Charlatan, Martyr, Hustler Poster by @joeyroth

You might know of Joey Roth because of his Sorapot for Tea and the ceramic speakers that he recently designed. As a designer who is constantly thinking about the bigger […]

American Apparel vs Diesel on the Streets of NYC

Walking to work today I thought these two posters almost side by side were worth noting if for no other reason than to show the state of posters on the […]

Google Before You Tweet is the New Think Before You Speak, designed by @TheJoeNewton & written by Jon Parker

Late last week I received this sweet one colour letter pressed print titled Google Before You Tweet is the New Think Before You Speak designed by Joe Newton and written […]

I Am Tiger Woods. Best poster using his name that I’ve seen

On my way home from JFK this afternoon I noticed the above poster. I was only away for a day and a half yet it feels good to be back.

Back to the Bowery for a Moment

Walking to have some coffee yesterday I ended up having a bit more time on my hands than I expected. Usually I like being on time for things but for […]

Walking Home from Work: Poster on Mercer St.

When I walk to work there’s the natural tendency to walk home from work too—a kind of obvious thing. But what’s not so obvious is that in NYC there are […]

A couple posters on my way to work this morning (and more found on my way home)

Considering the economic climate is still not that great these days, there’s still some decent posters to be found in NYC. Sure they’re for the arts like album releases, gallery […]

Link Drop (8·07·09)

It’s been a bit of an up and down week over here at DesignNotes. I’ve been under the weather of most of the week which is highly unusual, and on […]

Link Drop (6·19·09)

This week’s edition of Link Drop is a bit lighter than usual. The summer is supposed to be less busy but that doesn’t seem to be the case and in […]

Link Drop (5·22·09)

Summer is just about here. It’s getting nice n’hot, the humidity is about to get a lot worse and there’s a long weekend coming up asap. Things are good in […]

Link Drop (5·08·09)

This was a pretty good week for me overall. I got some great coverage from Slate and CNN, and from the feedback so far, I gave a good talk for […]

DesignNotes Ten Design-Related Blogs from NYC

A couple weeks ago Blogs.com asked me if I was willing to pass them on a list of design blogs based in NYC (I considered Brooklyn as part of this […]

The disturbing trend of fire, leather and a bit of skin in design

A couple weeks ago when I started to notice posters for the Cougar, I tried to ignore them. If I didn’t look in that direction they didn’t exist I told […]

Adjustment on Ryan McGinness Posters

I’ve been watching posters for Ryan McGinness’ Deitech show popping up around town for a couple weeks. Around the corner from the Deitech on Wooster St. someone has made a […]

Supreme: why can’t you plaster posters on your own store?

It pains me slightly to do this post but if you’re going to vandalize a bunch of property in SoHo you might want to be an equal opportunist. A couple […]

Link Drop Contextd for the Week Ending in Friday the 20th (February 2009)

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A couple posters seen on Sunday

Heading through Chelsea on my way to the Hudson river for a Sunday walk I came across a decent number of posters in a series that I thought were worth […]

Luv the typography going on in this poster

While DesignNotes isn’t officially sponsored by Nooka (yet), I’m happy to pass on a mention from friend Matthew Waldman that they’ve added some new spring colours. While super nice, I’m […]

Link Drop Contextd for the Week Ending in Friday the 30th (January 2009)

TEXT-POCALYPSE NOW? Good article, really interesting image via txt… CELL PHONE CAMERAS FOREVER Amazing image of the night, very telling HOW TO BEHAVE I really like these diagrams and colour […]

Mildly Amusing Placement of FU and U2 Posters

Am I the only one that finds the placement of the above U2 poster with an upcoming movie kind of funny but not in a haha kind of way? More […]

Songs that influenced the musician poster series

I’ve been walking by the above Grammy poster for a week or two every morning as I take my weim Madison for a stroll. The poster is simple enough, type […]

Outside posters in NYC over the weekend

Over the weekend walking around I came across a couple pretty smart posters side by side. It’s encouraging to see that in light of how the economy has tanked that […]

This post took 12 months to do; looking back at my two-thousand-and-ate Monthly Posters for 2008

Many months ago, twelve I think, I received a really interesting package of posters from Jennifer Daniel. The twelve posters each represented a month and were illustrated by a diverse […]

CONSTELLATIONS poster from Buchanan-Smith LLC

Last week I received an email from Josef who works at Buchanan-Smith LLC mentioning that they’ve updated their site and that they’ve started a series of new graphic design still […]

Dimensional paper homage

Oded Ezer passed me on an email mentioning the above homage that he did to that famous I heart NY poster. You can read on his blog about how he […]

Everyone is not just a designer, but also a photoshop expert too

If you’ve ever visited this blog before you’re probably wondering why I’ve decided to show a poster to a movie that I’m never (ever) going to see. Well if you […]

Type Ads

Over the weekend I noticed a lot of type based posters and thought it would be interesting to put them together. It’s by no means an exhaustive list but what […]

My Field-Tested Poster by Spike Press

A couple nights ago I came home to a package I’ve been waiting for. It was my Field-Tested Poster by Spike Press that was designed for Coudal Partners 2008 Field-Tested […]

That Hope Poster

For all the talk about the hype machine behind Obama’s communication success I’ll add a bit more by mentioning Shepard Fairey’s iconic Hope poster. In the last couple of days […]

Changing Routes

My typical walk to work usually finds me near Union Square and then through some of NYU. Yesterday I got caught up reading an email and before I noticed I […]

A couple dog design related posts

In early May as I was walking my weim Maddie we came across these vibrant posters that had a little dog and the word Heel on it. In the spirit […]

Over at Paul Smith in SoHo – MAY 68: STREET POSTERS FROM THE PARIS REBELLION, and other poster finds around New York

May has come with a bang when it comes to posters as I walked to work today in Manhattan. It started off w/ me walking Maddie and running into a […]

No Facial Feature Trend

It’s too early to tell if this will be the new “next big thing” or not, but earlier this week I saw the above sticker sans facial features. This morning […]

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