Posted by Rob Walker on July 31, 2009
Posted Under: Non-Daily Linkpile
  • LUST: An Exercise in Non-Branding: The new issue of Print has a very interesting article about dope packaging — I mean dope like marijuana, not dope like awesome — by friend of Murketing James Gaddy. Here’s a kind of adjunct on the newly redesigned But pick up the issue, Print’s been really good lately.
  • Can you lend me a Joseph Beuys artwork?: “More specifically, can you (or someone you know) lend me the parts for it? I am working on a project for PS1 that re-creates Joseph Beuys’ famous “Sled” work from 1969, but using all objects BORROWED from my friends and extended social network.” Click through for details from Stephanie Syjuco.
  • Metal Boot | Significant Objects: “Yet the men Wheat led to war were — very curious to say — his own sworn enemies.” Story by Bruce Sterling.
  • Foppish Figurine | Significant Objects: “A compassionate civil rights activist, he was also a bodybuilder who delighted in beating up hippies.” Story by Rob Baedeker.
Further diversion may be found at MKTG Tumblr, and the Consumed Facebook page.

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