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Christopher Jobson, creator of the blog Colossal, explores the intersection of art, design and physical craft. And as Design Week’s obsession with typography shows no signs of abating, we thought we’d flag up Jobson’s recent post on a font made entirely from rubber bands.

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The East German pedestrian traffic light symbol, otherwise know as Ampelmann, is an international symbol and cult figure today. Traffic psychologist Karl Peglau introduced the symbol to East Berlin in 1961. This site explains the history of the iconic sign, explaining how it united East and West German towns.

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Someone is top of its game when it comes to branding. Sometimes, however, we all need to turn to others for advice. Posted on Someone’s blog is an excerpt from Sir Richard Branson’s book Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur remember it’s always good to hear the client’s perspective.

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Scandinavian luxury lifestyle brand Georg Jensen has released a teaser campaign video that distinctively reminds us of the children’s TV programme Art Attack. The video builds up a collage of cut-out paper to create a cute image of a duck and other wildlife bizarre but intriguing at the same time.

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