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Powers of 10

Did you know that today was the Powers of 10 Day? I highly recommend watching the film made by Ray and Charles Eames, if you have never seen it. And if you have - watch it again. The ideas are powerful and amazing, more so given the level of technology at the time. The DVD from Amazon also has a short film made by their son documenting the studio, their massive collections and how it was taken apart, catalogued and donated to the Library of Congress. Amazing collections - makes me feel like I really don't have as much stuff as I think I have compared to the Eames.

And tomorrow (today for non-pacific timers) is a palindrome :: 101101

Posted by erin at 10:56 PM | in History

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I was wondering if anyone could help me out with a question that i've been trying to answer. I am trying to find out when the term 'Graphic Design' was founded and by whom/why? I believe the term dates to 1956, however that is all that i have been able to locate even after rather extensive research. Also, I was wondering if I am correct in that the first true work refered to as 'GD' was M.C. Escher's Hand-drawing-Hand work(?). If anyone could help he out with this it would be greatly appreciated. Please contact me by email.
Thank you,
David

Posted by david at November 24, 2002 03:14 AM
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