Fresh Daily – Week of 11/14/16

Covered this week; PBS Broadcaster Gwen Ifill dead at 61… Jony Ive talks design on the eve of a new book from Apple… the stories behind a hundred of the most influential images of all time… stories from the cutting edge of recorded music… yet another good election recap… license plate design… the future of AppleScript and Automator…

November 14, 2016

PBS confirmed Monday that Gwen Ifill, the legendary co-host of the PBS Newshour and Washington Week, has died at 61. She was one of the most prominent black journalists in all of broadcast news.

November 15, 2016

On the eve of a new book which gathers Apple’s most memorable projects in a visual compendium engineered with the same precision and scrupulous attention to detail as one of its products… Sir Jony Ive reflects on the nature of objects, the fragility of ideas, and 20 years of Apple design.

November 16, 2016

The most influential images of all time… explore the stories behind 100 images that changed the world as selected by Time Magazine along with an international team of curators…

November 17, 2016

This 8-part PBS series on recording is pretty incredible… Soundbreaking begins where a recording does — at the intersection of inspiration and execution. Profiling some of the most accomplished and revered producers in the recording industry, “The Art of Recording” offers a study in contrasting styles and approaches. This link gets you to Episode 1 as a jumping off point…

November 18, 2016

What the Hell Just Happened? Another election recap from Dave Pell that does a really nice job of summing things up…

November 19, 2016

The State Plates Tumblr… the stuff that makes graphic designers drool.

New Illinois plates look busy and banal writes Blair Kamin for the Chicago Tribune.

November 20, 2016

Sal Soghoian, Apple’s Product Manager of Automation Technologies for nearly 20 years was let go for ‘business reasons’ last week… this move has worried long-time proponents of AppleScript and Automator fearing that the much loved technologies are being deprecated… however, Craig Federighi was quick to reach out and let everyone know that Apple has all intentions of continuing to develop these tools within OS X which was a relief to many…

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Nic Rotondo

Nic Rotondo - is the lead designer for the Optiflux|MediaTribe. Optiflux is a nocturnal design shop focused on identities, branding and one-of-a-kind, custom-coded websites for clients all across North America. Our small tribe of freelance artists can also handle your 3d rendering or animation needs as well as any sound and video work... Small projects or big... come one, come all. We'll get it done.

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