Friday Focus 05/15/09: Institutional Impact
This week’s Friday Focus features different institutions of society as design inspiration for the featured websites. Did they make you do a double-take too?
Designs of the Week
Now this is like the exact opposite of the previous one: bold, dark, warm, gritty. Good execution all the way to the footer.
If there were an award for the “closest imitation of an ancient publication”, this site would probably win it. The staggering amount of old typefaces and illustrations keep the site interesting despite its stark black and white appearance. Lovely and amusing at the same time.
Social Media Weekly
Design – Negative Space
Typography – Illiterate Typography by Simon Page