2012 on AnotherDesignBlog

Here's a selection of my favourite posts of 2012, hope you enjoy... 


Vintage Japanese Robots, Monsters & Sci-fi
http://kathykavan.com/vintage-japanese-robots-monsters-sci-fi

 Retro Space & Sci-Fi Music | 7" Vinyl Covers
http://kathykavan.com/retro-space-sci-fi-music-7-vinyl-covers

 Bring on the old Robots
http://kathykavan.com/bring-on-the-old-robots

The Black Hole, 1979 - A Collection
http://kathykavan.com/the-black-hole-1979-a-collection

Yep, really bad cosmic graphics from 1986
http://kathykavan.com/yep-really-bad-cosmic-graphics-circa-1986

Look to the Future at the World's Fair! (1933-1967)
http://kathykavan.com/look-to-the-future-at-the-worlds-fair

Computing book covers of yesteryear
http://kathykavan.com/hip-computing-book-covers-of-yesteryear

Alternative London Olympic 2012 Posters
http://kathykavan.com/alternative-london-olympic-2012-posters

Vintage Japanese Adverts Mix
http://kathykavan.com/vintage-japanese-adverts-mix

Graphical Cinema | 'Bullitt' 1968
http://kathykavan.com/film-graphica-bullitt-1968

More Japanese Crazy...
http://kathykavan.com/more-japanese-crazy 

My 'Frieze Art Fair' Favourites | London, 2012
http://kathykavan.com/frieze-art-fair-2012

Night creatures calling, the dead start to walk in their masquerade
http://kathykavan.com/its-horror-time

A huge collection of Hungarian mid-century pocket calendars
http://kathykavan.com/mid-century-pocket-calendars-from-hungary-33029

Cool Japanese Floral Illustrations
http://kathykavan.com/cool-japanese-floral-illustrations

2012 Trend Predictions | Culture, Tech, Ideas

Here's a round-up of 2012 cultural, tech, news and idea predictions from JWT, Marian Salzman - CEO of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR, The Guardian, Wired and iMediaConnection...

JWT: 10 Trends for 2012

JWT: 100 Things to Watch in 2012
 

The Big Little Book of Nexts: Trendspotting for 2012
http://mariansalzman.com/?page_id=1674

The Guardian: How will technology influence the news in 2012?
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/dec/29/technology-med...

Predicting the next year's news is a fool's errand, but looking at technological trends could give us a hint. Subjects covered: Social revolutionariesTools for repression | Information cartelsPatent insanity | Apple power | Mobile madness | Cloudy weatherJournalism's shame

Pic: Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Wired: 25 Big Ideas for 2012
http://www.wired.co.uk/tags/25+Big+Ideas+For+2012

Subjects covered: 3D Surfaces | Cloud Gaming The New Haptics | Wireless Mind Control | Crowd RestorationEpigenetics | Olympian Biomechanics Open-sourced Construction | Drone HackingRobowriters | Neurocinema | Always on sousveillance

Pic: Robowriters

The 10 hottest media trends for 2012
http://www.imediaconnection.com/content/30723.asp 

Subjects covered: HTML5 | Mobile Rich Media | Facebook apps | Targeted Coupons | Social Buzz | Brands as Publishers | Dual Screening | Planet of the TV apps | Cross-media measurement | Audio watermarking