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Copyright and Creative Commons

Copyright Law is a legal right that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to its use and distribution, usually for a limited time, with the intention of enabling the creator to receive compensation for their effort.  It dates way back to the eighteenth century when Noah Webster …

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Slacker Noir

One of our “to-dos” this week was to watch one of the movies off of the list provided on the Noir106 weekly post.  The Big Lebowski is a movie I have seen before, but I thought I would check it out again after having learned more about Noir.  I wanted …

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Canon’s A-Firing

The Vignelli Canon is a significant piece when it comes to the world of Noir.  Massimo Vignelli, the booklet’s author, was an exceptional graphic designer who set the tone for design even before our new age computer design was available.

Prior to reading The Vignelli Canon, I’d had little to …

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