“Take me to your leader.” Is this photo of George W. Bush speaking on immigration an example of photographic editorializing or merely evidence of a journalist’s unfortunate seating choice?
More musical maps: Following up the heavy metal family tree post of a few days ago, here are a few more graphical depictions of musical relations: the jazz styles map, a timeline of classical composers, and a flash-based multimedia guide to electronic music (now you can know the difference between “gabber” and “terrorcore”!).
Ouch! I’m torn: Whether this is great marketing or blatant emotional manipulation, this ad definitely has impact.
Celluloid and Cellulose: In addition to an award-winning filmmaker, Derek Jarman was a master gardener, as this Flickr set shows. There’s even a coffeetable book dedicated to his green ways (or is that Greenaways? Er… Sorry.).
Type archeology: University of Minnesota students are culling the best of ancient type to redesign the Rose Ensemble‘s entire CD discography. Given the group’s mission of preserving and re-envigorating ancient music, design students are referencing ancient icons and typefaces from the university’s vast James Ford Bell Library, a process design professor Bill Moran likens to “archeologists digging for bones.” I wonder if they’ll check out the nearby Hill Monastic Manuscript Library.
Glass Suit: Are “glass objects that are lopsided by gravity when pulled from an oven” copyrightable? Dale Chihuly thinks so, and is suing two glassblowers who have made off-center creations. The Art Law Blog has more.