06.01.09 by Jeff

Project #5b – Postcards!

Here we go again! Our gigantic Project #5 continues over at Design For Mankind! Pick a submission from Project #5 and re-design it! Paint it, draw it, cut & paste it, collage it, photograph it, whatever you want! Scan it and send it to Erin with the subject line “Free Encouragement.” Erin will sift through the entries and the lucky ones will be made into an Encouragement Postcard Pack! Submissions must be original work – dimensions are 4″ x 6″ – deadline is February 1st.

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Send your entries to erin[AT]designformankind[DOT]com. Below are links to all the submissions from Project #5! Pick out your favourite message and re-design it!

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22.12.08 by Jeff

Project #5 – Submissions – Part 11

Here is Part 11 (the final part) of our Free Encouragement project with Design For Mankind! I apologize if I missed your entry, I had to manually throw these all together and it was quite a daunting task going through more than 400 of these little guys. Stay tuned in the new year for the second half to this enormous project! Thank you to all of you who participated (especially those of you whose first language is not english)!

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18.12.08 by Jeff

Project #5 – Submissions – Part 10

Here is Part 10 of our Free Encouragement project (with Design For Mankind)! We are no longer accepting new entries. All of the remaining messages will be posted this month! Here are submissions #361 – #400.

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17.12.08 by Jeff

5 Best Music Videos of 2008!

These are my picks for the 5 best music videos of 2008. If you think you already know all five, I’ll tell you that Bjork’s Wanderlust and Radiohead’s House of Cards did not make the cut! We can argue about my decisions in the comments if you’d like. I’ve tried to track down a streaming version and a high quality downloadable version of each video. Here they are:

5. Kraak & Smaak – Squeeze me (Andre Maat & Superelectric)

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The trick to this video could have become tiresome pretty quick but there are so many well though out sequences that it stays fresh until the end. I love the part where the colourbars become books.

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12.12.08 by Jeff

Project #5 – Submissions – Part 9

Okay, here is Part 9 of our Free Encouragement project! All of the remaining messages will be posted throughout the rest of December! Here are submissions #321 – #360. Enjoy:

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05.12.08 by Jeff

Project #5 – Submissions – Part 8

Okay, here is Part 8 of our Free Encouragement project! Today is actually the cut-off day for submissions – We are not accepting anymore submissions at this time! All of the remaining messages will be posted throughout December and then the project shifts over to Design For Mankind! Read through submissions #281 – #320.

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01.12.08 by Jeff

Project #5 – Submissions – Part 7

Start your day off right, with some encouragement! Read through submissions #241 – #280 of our Free Encouragement project with Design For Mankind! I can say with confidence, there are enough entries left for at least 3 more parts…

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