Sat.Aug 08, 2020

A Massive Compendium of Tarot Cards Explores 600 Years of the Divine Decks


By Mina Mond, Wild Men Tarot, 2014, France. All images © Taschen, shared with permission. Compiling more than 500 cards, a new book sequences an incredibly diverse array of metaphysical decks from medieval to modern times. Tarot is arranged in order from the Major to the Minor Arcana and examines the meaning behind the varied illustrations, considering who created them and when.

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Vintage Portraits Of Psychiatric Patients In The Late 19th Century

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A set of portraits from an unidentified psychiatric hospital most likely in France or Germany. These were taken some time in the 1880s. When Hugh Welch Diamond photographed psychiatric patients at Surrey County Hospital in the 1850s, he believed the camera was a new technology that could record things beyond human perception. In one way he was right; photographs could capture objects invisible to. Source. Photography patients portraits psychiatric retro

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Gotham Font History: From GQ to the Barack Obama Campaign

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Have you ever wondered what font Obama uses? In this article, we uncover the story of the Gotham font, the most used typeface of the 21st Century. If typefaces could represent one specific person, that would be Gotham as the Obama font. In the 2008 American election, you'll notice that Barack Obama used typography as a powerful tool. Some might even say it won him the election. The Gotham font has been used in branding, editorial design, posters, and political campaigns.

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This Artist Draws Comics To Blow Off Some Steam During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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According to Mark Zukor: “Who says you can’t have a little fun during dark times? Certainly not me. That’s why, to blow off some steam during the pandemic, I’ve been making cartoons about my experience. It started as a creative way to entertain myself. I’ve always loved cartoons but never actually made my own. While they include everything from current events, to politics, to everyday life. Source. Inspirations comics coronavirus pandemic

Design Thinking Strategies for Facilitating Growth and Performance

Speaker: Carrie Cousins, Founder and Freelancer Writer & Designer at Carrie Cousins LLC

Design thinking is at the root of creative success. Seriously! But do you know how to shift your mindset and creative process – as well as that of your team – to create and ideate in ways that are truly innovative? The most inspired and innovative teams and individual designers need to be a part of a culture that enables forward-thinking, acceleration, and efficiency. It’s a combination of creative, analytical, and collaborative approaches that produce results.

“Mersey Paradise”: Photographer Tom Wood Spent Decades Photographing The Pubs, Clubs And Bus Rides Of Liverpool – And The People Who Inhabited Them

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Looking for Love (‘Anyone got any hairspray?’), 1983 Between 1982 and 1985, Tom Wood took photographs in the now-demolished Chelsea Reach nightclub in New Brighton. Shooting in the dark on busy nights, Wood evokes the noise and heat of the club through the bawdy, drunken and unselfconscious interactions of the customers. These photographs were only possible because Wood was accepted as a regular. Source. Photography 1980s 1990s liverpool retro UK

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