Tagged: design

Bostonia: Special Campaign Issue

October 15th, 2012 in design

Bostonia Special Campaign Issue
It’s full throttle here: life-changing research, campus-changing construction, more stellar faculty joining our ranks—before we’ve even announced our first comprehensive Campaign for Boston University. In this issue, see what we’ve done, and what we’ll do next.

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Parent Magazine

November 15th, 2011 in design

Parent Magazine
The Boston University Parents Program links parents and other family members of BU students with the University.

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Mail Services

January 20th, 2011 in design


Boston University Mail Services handles and distributes the University’s incoming, outgoing, and interdepartmental mail on the Charles River and Medical campuses. Mail is picked up and delivered to all departments once a day. Mail Services is responsible for proper management of the University’s metered mail and postal permits and also administers express shipments through Federal Express.

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Wall Art

May 17th, 2010 in design


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Pretty Forms

February 26th, 2010 in design, inspiration

If you haven’t seen the signup form on Jeremy Keith’s Huffduffer, go there now. I’ll wait.

Pretty, isn’t it?

Not only does it look good, but evidence suggests that it is more effective than traditional box-filled forms.

Maybe it’s time to start thinking about other ways to present form fields. Not just text fields, but dropdowns, checkboxes, and radio buttons as well.

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Infographic Coins

February 11th, 2010 in design

Petitinvention has some designs for infographic coins (found via beginbeing). I would be very happy if this were the currency of the future:



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The Future of Designed Content

January 26th, 2010 in design

Robin over at Snarkmarket has put together a nice post advocating the use of designed content and runs through the mental exercise of imagining if an online magazine like Gawker implemented this approach.

Needless to say, we like this idea.

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Victorian Infographics

December 22nd, 2009 in design, inspiration

A Time Table (Mitchell's New General Atlas) 1864We’re always on the lookout for new ways to display information. Paul at BibliOdyssey has put together great examples of some old ways gathered from the David Rumsey Map Collection.


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Annual Report 2009

December 1st, 2009 in design

Screen shot 2009-12-01 at 2.14.11 PM

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International Year of Astronomy

November 24th, 2009 in design, inspiration

Check out these posters that Simon Page made for the International Year of Astronomy. They’re retro and geometric, and so—almost by definition— I think they’re awesome.

Creative Review had their favorites:

Simon Page IYoA #2Simon Page IYoA #3Simon Page IYoA #5

And thumbnails of all 10:
Simon Page IYoA

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