Betty White, Fashion Icon

Lots of celebrities try to “brand” themselves, in an effort to create an empire of consumable junk. Most do a sucky job. But I have to give props to Betty White and Hoodie Buddie for their cheeky take on Betty White, the living brand, and self-professed...

Star Wars Sneakers

This morning, I awoke to a post on the always-brilliant packaging design blog Lovely Package, regarding Boba Fett sneakers from Adidas. The Star Wars branded kicks are packaged in blister packs like the beloved action figures of the early 80s. These are a great...

NYC Borough Sneakers

What better way to represent your borough than to wear sneakers that are vaguely associated with said bit of turf. Right? Gothamist has a quick view of the shoes, a limited-edition Nike Air Force 1 priced at $135. For the sake of skepticism, let’s get past the...

Vancouver 2010 Review

Ok, so here’s what happened. I meant to write a nice comprehensive review of the Vancouver Olympics from a graphics point of view. Somehow, February became May (almost June) and I’m finally conceding defeat. It’s not gonna happen. So here instead is...