Posts Tagged ‘style’

Art Nouveau Birthed the Sixties’ Psychedelic Style

January 31, 2020

Maybe you’ve seen some of your grandpa’s trippy psychedelic posters. The style’s origins are even older than Gramps, though. Marie Cascione explains. A Vox video.

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What Makes Things Cool?

January 24, 2019

Trends might seem completely random, but there are patterns to what becomes popular. Industrial designer Raymond Loewy created some of 20th Century America’s iconic looks, and his theory of coolness has been backed up by scientific studies. Derek Thompson of The Atlantic explains. Animations by Caitlin Cadieux.

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Big News From AP

April 17, 2010

Big News From AP

The respected AP Stylebook announced (via Twitter) that “Web site” should now be written as “website.”  This would cause newspaper copy editors great excitement, if there were any newspaper copy editors anymore.

“Now what about ‘Web log?'” asks the Chicago Trib’s Eric Zorn. Mr. Zorn also wants to “lower-case the Internet.”

 

 Hat-Tip: Mashable. Yes, we know about the American Copy Editors Society (ACES).

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