Monthly Archives: April 2010

Pompeian Cursive

New font release: Pompeian Cursive is a calligraphically-inspired display typeface featuring a limited number of alternate characters and a handful of graceful ligatures. A lively set of non-lining numerals accompanies, as well as a few calligraphically-inspired flourishes for ornament. The … Continue reading

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New Yuichi Yokoyama books

I have both of Yuichi Yokoyama’s latest books- The Garden and Outdoor in stock. Details here. Both are available for $35 postpaid (including shipping) via Paypal to ian {at} — plazm blog has moved to — — plazm … Continue reading

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New cellphone theme in Japan

I’m excited to announce my new signature keitai kisekae/cellphone theme for WKTokyoLab’s mobile device shop. Kisekae are sets of images that users can download to create a holistic theme for their phone. The theme I created for the TokyoLab music … Continue reading

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Crossing the Line: Free D-Crit Conference

The School of Visual Arts MFA Design Criticism Department presents “Crossing the Line: The 2010 D-Crit Conference,” organized by D-Crit students. Moderated by D-Crit faculty member and “Studio 360” host Kurt Andersen, this inaugural event will feature thesis presentations by … Continue reading

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Spend to Save: Privacy at the Expense of Coupons?

An article on digital coupons appeared in Friday’s New York Times detailing some of the data that is embedded in the coupons one might download from online retailers. The coupons look normal enough but their bar codes can contain large … Continue reading

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Jon Raymond reads from Livability on

Have a listen to the Vanity Fair podcast “Writers Reading featuring Plazm editor Jon Raymond. When his childhood friend’s sick father asked for help, Daryl was reluctant. But in the end, he made it his mission to find Benny. He … Continue reading

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Idea Magazine issue #340: Forms of Practice

New feature for Idea Magazine issue #340 called _Forms of Practice_, interviewing young designers. This issue of Idea comes with a bonus satellite publication containing interviews with all of the designers and design studios featured in English and Japanese. — … Continue reading

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Please join me in helping “camouflage” a dingy stretch of Queens Boulevard one third of a mile long. Over a three day period, between 150-250 volunteers are needed to stencil and paint a design along a pedestrian walkway and bike … Continue reading

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Portland on Portland: Image + Word

Artist/curator Nan Curtis, filmmaker/architecture critic Brian Libby and writer Floyd Skloot with host Nora Robertson dig into how Portland’s identity is reflected in art locally and to the outside world. The New Oregon Interview Series joins the White Stag Block … Continue reading

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ch-ch-ch-cherry bomb! Monday premier of The Runaways featuring Cherie Currie benefits the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls

The Runaways Portland Premiere & Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girl’s Benefit featuring Cherie Currie Monday, April 5th, 2010, 7:00pm Hollywood Theatre 4122 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97212 Tickets $15 (all sales benefit the RnRC4G) Limited seating, tickets available … Continue reading

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