Jason Salavon's average centerfolds

Article: Jason Salavon's average centerfolds

What you’re looking at in the above photograph by Jason Salavon “is the result of digitally averaging every Playboy centerfold foldout for the 10 years beginning Jan. 1988 through Dec. 1997″ which was arrived at by “a simple, custom process: point-by-point mathematical averaging.” The artist also averaged and segmented the Playboy centerfolds by decade. In…

Rebranding Playboy?

Article: Rebranding Playboy?

Alex Cornell, the design intern over at ISO50, recently posted a class assignment he completed last year. The design challenge was to reinvigorate a dying brand and he chose Playboy, arguably a brand that is anything but dead. But he did a stellar job and it made me think perhaps Playboy’s bunny is just a…