FormFiftyFive

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What the FFF?

Founded in 2005 by an ever growing group of designers, illustrators, coders and makers eager to collect and share the best design work they came across, FormFiftyFive soon became an international showcase of creative work.

We scour the world’s best creative talent to keep FormFiftyFive a foremost collection of current design from both the young upstarts and well known masters. We’re constantly on the look out for new features that dig even deeper into what’s happening in the design community, so get in touch if there’s something you’ld like to see on here.

Have a look round, if you see something you love or hate be sure to comment, and drop us a line if there’s a juicy bit of creative gold you’d like to see on here.

Keep it real, the FFF team.

The FFF team

Glenn
Glenn Garriock — 1510 posts
http://www.garriock.com
Graphic designer – Uetze, Germany

Jack
Jack Daly — 1178 posts
http://twitter.com/Jack_FFF
Graphic designer & Illustrator – Glasgow,…

Lois
Lois Daly — 45 posts
http://www.twitter.com/the_loi
Lois Daly – Graphic Designer, Glasgow

Alex
Alex Nelson — 76 posts
http://twitter.com/lexnels
Designer/coder – Leeds/London/Melbourne

Guy
Guy Moorhouse — 45 posts
http://futurefabric.co.uk
Independent designer and technologist — London,…

Gil
Gil Cocker — 319 posts
http://www.sansgil.com
Designer & Maker – London, UK

staynice
Barry van Dijck — 125 posts
http://www.staynice.nl
Designer & Illustrator – Breda, The Netherlands

Gui
Gui Seiz — 135 posts
http://www.seiz.co.uk
Graphic Designer – London, UK

Chris J
Chris Jackson — 70 posts
Graphic Designer – Leeds, UK

Tom Vining
Tom Vining — 12 posts
http://moreair.co
Graphic Designer – London, UK

Tommy Borgen
Tommy Borgen — 15 posts
http://www.uppercase.no
Graphic Designer – Oslo, Norway

Clinton Duncan — 24 posts
Creative director – Sydney, Australia

amandajones
Amanda Jones — 25 posts
http://www.amandajanejonesblog.com/
Graphic Designer – Ann Arbor, Michigan

Gabriela
Gabriela Salinas — 16 posts
http://gabrielasalinas.com/
Graphic designer – Monterrey, México.

Felicia Aurora Eriksson
Felicia Aurora Eriksson — 4 posts
http://feliciaaurora.com/
Graphic Designer – Melbourne, Australia

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CONTAINER

CONTAINER is a new publication about the nature and culture of objects, published and produced by ARTOMATIC and manufactured in the UK. Each issue comprises a collection of original physical items, each created exclusively and specifically for each edition by a number of contributors. The objects are gathered together in a container, which is itself specific to the individual edition. Subsequent editions will have different themes and different contributors.

Tim Milne is the brains behind the operation and explains his thinking:

Magazines have long fascinated me and there’s no shortage of publications capable of identifying and attracting the most obscure audiences. Yet, the fluid notion of a magazine—changing content, different contributors—seems at odds with the restrictive fixed format of a printed book. While various attempts have been made to deviate from this—notably Aspen, Visionnaire, Gasbook, The Thing Quarterley and fashion titles like Centrefold—the vast majority conform rigidly to bound pages.

The original meaning of the word magazine means storehouse—a place to keep things in. So, it seems—to me—obvious that a collection of three dimensional objects, varying in size, shape, format, materials and construction might be a better—or at least different—way of expressing the fluid nature and model of a published magazine.

The first edition, CONTAINER #1: Hot&Cold features objects from the following contributors:

Accept & Proceed | James Bridle | Daniel Eatock | Malcolm Garrett | David Hieatt | Leila Johnston | Mother | Rebecca and Mike | Nic Roope & Violetta Boxill | John V Willshire

CONTAINER #1:Hot&Cold will be produced as a limited edition of 200 and will be available to buy exclusively here from 2 July 2013. Understandably it will not be a pocket money purchase (think 3 figures) even so Issue 1 is expected to sell out quite quickly – but anyone who registers on the site will get first dibs when they go on sale.

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Simon Hodgkinson on Rifle: Makeshift Magazine

Anybody know what typeface they use for “Makeshift”?

williamcolley on Rifle: Makeshift Magazine

Brilliant!!

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Ordered! Looks beautiful!

Jamie Smith on The Recorder: Issue 1

Can’t wait to get my hands on this first issue of The Recorder by Luke Tonge. Looks amazing. A real keeper and collectable. Be sure to get a copy before first edition runs out.

Marksteen Adamson on The Recorder: Issue 1

It is a really inspiring interview! Thank you FFF and WM for the wise initiative and words.

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