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Jop Van Bennekom

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By Dan Stafford in New Design on Friday 8 July 2011

Jop Van Bennekom is my art direction super-hero. His ongoing collaboration with Turner prize-winning photographer Wolfgang Tillmans and advertising partnership with faltering mega-brand American Apparel are perfect enough to make any creative nought to jealous in 4.5 seconds.

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Dan Stafford

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By Dan Stafford in New Art on Friday 8 July 2011

Well, this is awkward. How about I break the tension with some third-person statements? Yeah? Ok. Dan Stafford is a London-based, Mancunian born image-maker with a dazzling approach to the use of colour and ideas in his illustrations. Dan’s work is often concerned with the political or sensational, describing contemporary culture with a frenetic sense of panic and playfulness.

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Bruno Munari

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By Dan Stafford in New Design on Friday 8 July 2011

Arguably one of the forefathers of contemporary visual communication, Bruno Munari is, and was, incredible. Designers should immediately buy his book, Design As Art, for the answers to all further questions about anything. Ever.

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Fainting Goats

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By Dan Stafford in Video on Friday 8 July 2011

The side effect condition these goats have selectively bred into them by accident is like Narcolepsy, but funny. LOL.

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Awesome People Hanging Out Together

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By Dan Stafford in Cool Websites on Friday 8 July 2011

Nineteen pages of a Tumblr treat. Personal Awesome People Hanging Out Together highlights include Karl Lagerfeld and Grace Coddington in 1974.

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Siriusmo: electro-techno-German-blip-pop

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By Dan Stafford in New Music on Friday 8 July 2011

Siriusmo used to be on Boys Noize’s record label. But now, apparently, he’s not. I’ve been working to his irreverent and nursery-rhyme like electro-techno-German-blip-pop EP, The Uninvited Guest, for the last three years on repeat. You should start doing the same. Now.

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