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Build’s Get Involved poster, returned

Karl Escritt’s poster
When Build designed a poster for monthly musical shindig Get Involved that invited people to quite literally get involved – with the poster – he probably never expected he’d get to see the results of other peoples’ involvement. However, thanks to the combined power of blog post + myspace bulletin, dozens of you requested the “blank” file in order to get stuck in. Here are the 40+ posters that have been returned to us so far. Please be patient as it will take a little while for the full post to arrive on your screen. And get your scrolling finger warmed up…

Nice Pflums

Meet the face of PFLUM FORM – an installation based on a modular typeface designed by Central Saint Martins students, Thorbjørn Ankerstjerne and Jonas Lund. Installed in a darkened room as part of their degree show, the series of white triangular modules are displayed to form a “face” and also the letters “R”, “U”, “O” and “K” when coloured light is projected onto them. It’s a mesmerising effect.

Rubbery Jubbly

Introducing the designer toy that aims to “stop the dictatorship of vinyl” and bring DIY ethics into this fashionably niche market: the humble balloon. Yes, as anyone who’s ever drawn a face onto an inflated balloon knows (and believe me, I do) it’s a strangely satisfying task, often resulting in hilarity for all concerned. A new book brings together several illustrators’ attempts at creating some cheeky, freaky inflatable heads…

Fresh off the Factory Floor

Behold, the FAC51-Y3. No, it’s not a late addition to the musical catalogue of Mancunian record label Factory Records, clearly, but a highly limited trainer from Y-3 (the brand created by adidas and Yohji Yamamoto), devised especially to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of legendary Manchester nightclub The Haçienda. The shoe’s design is a collaboration between Peter Saville (the original Factory Records graphic designer), Ben Kelly (the architect who designed the original Haçienda interiors) and Joy Division/New Order bass player, Peter Hook…

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