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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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Photographer Gets Rejected, Publishes Her Rejection Letters In New Book

Photographer Gets Rejected, Publishes Her Rejection Letters In New Book | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

I think this subject of rejection, aseptically in the art world is something that isn't spoken enough about. This book allows this discussion with some humor and dignity - rejection isn't something of shame, it is just a part of the artists journey.

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CityShelf Makes It Easier For People To Skip Amazon And Buy At Indie Book Stores

CityShelf Makes It Easier For People To Skip Amazon And Buy At Indie Book Stores | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

It's about as close to Amazon-like levels of convenience as small bookstores could hope to reach.

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The Met App Launch: Easter Eggs, Interpol, and Delight

The Met App Launch: Easter Eggs, Interpol, and Delight | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Yesterday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York launched its first-ever app. The occasion was marked by a press conference and followed by a special performance by Interpol at the Temple of Dendur (because, why not?).

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Notegraphy is an Instagram-style app for creating short notes with beautiful typography

Notegraphy is an Instagram-style app for creating short notes with beautiful typography | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Notegraphy is an iOS and Web app that wants everyone, regardless of their experience in Adobe Illustrator, to have fun with typography and create vibrant, sophisticated examples that can then be shared with their friends online. Just as Instagram made photo-editing dead simple and accessible, Notegraphy wants to do the same with type.

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Tick: A To-Do App To Replace Those Tired Post-It Notes

Tick: A To-Do App To Replace Those Tired Post-It Notes | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Tick's press release exclaimed how the app was "built from the ground-up exclusively for iOS 7"--which means it's very flat and garnished with zippy-but-superflous animation. It also has a bunch of Clear-esque gestural controls that (as with all gestural controls nowadays) must be explicitly pointed out to the user before she can even be aware of their existence, much less their functionality.

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MixBit, The New App From YouTube's Founders, Aims To Turn Everyone Into A Filmmaker

MixBit, The New App From YouTube's Founders, Aims To Turn Everyone Into A Filmmaker | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
With YouTube Chad Hurley and Steve Chen made publishing videos easy. Now they want to make it just as easy to create them.
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Let the battle commence as National Museum launches interactive app

Let the battle commence as National Museum launches interactive app | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The National Museum of Scotland will transform into a battle ground for a new virtual application game. Battling in two teams, you can claim exhibitions as your territory across the museum floor simply by using your smart phone.

The Capture The Museum application has taken a year to produce by Thought Den with the help from Bristol start up Splash & Ripple

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27 Apps Designers Can't Live Without

27 Apps Designers Can't Live Without | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

We asked top designers from Huge, Zappos, ustwo, OKFocus, and more which apps they use most, and why.

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Maricarmen Husson's curator insight, July 1, 2015 3:16 PM

27 APPS PARA DISEÑADORES

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Speak4Deaf App

Speak4Deaf App | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Translating the premise ‘technical progress that does not encompass all facets of society is baseless’, four students of Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, Pune, design an app that bridges the communication gap between normal folk and the speech and hearing impaired

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Prix Virginia | Call for applications

Prix Virginia | Call for applications | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The Prix VIRGINIA is organized by the Association SYLVIA S. It recognizes the work of a woman photographer.
Awarded every other year, beginning in 2012, the Prix Virginia is open to all living professional women photographers, regardless of age or nationality, with the exception of photojounalisms and advertising. In 2012, the British photographerLiz Hingley, won the Prix VIRGINIA, with her series which focus on poverty in the UK.

Applicants may submit their works before May, 16 2014. The Winner will be announced in October 2014.

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SwatchMate Lets You Capture Any Color With A Click

SwatchMate Lets You Capture Any Color With A Click | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Inspired by a colorful mural or fabric? This tiny gadget makes snagging it for later a cinch.

“Because regular cameras--including your smartphone’s--change how they take images based on ambient light," responds SwatchMate’s co-creator Djordje Dikic. "They aren’t very good at measuring surface color values. It’s kinda like timing a 100m sprint with an hourglass.

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Bestagram: See Photos That Capture The Single Greatest Moment Of People’s Lives

Bestagram: See Photos That Capture The Single Greatest Moment Of People’s Lives | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Twitter is responsible for so many false rumors, terrible hashtag games, and unfortunate Geraldo Rivera selfies that it can be difficult to remember that it can also be used for good instead of evil.
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A Bible Of Color Theory Is Now An App

A Bible Of Color Theory Is Now An App | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Josef Albers, one of the best-known painters and educators to emerge from the German Bauhaus, wrote Interaction of Color in 1963, and it’s remained an art and design bible ever since.
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Rocio Perez's iPad 2 case created with Casetagram

Rocio Perez's iPad 2 case created with Casetagram | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Rocio Perez has designed a unique iPad 2 case on Casetagram, a Web site that enables you to design your own iPad 2 case using your Instagram, Facebook and personal photos.

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