Giving U.S. Tax Forms A Much Needed Makeover – Modernizing The W-9 and 1040.

A self-initiated design project by FormNation, they took it upon themselves to give such US Tax forms as the ol’ W9 and 1040 a much needed makeover for both hard copies and digital. No one likes doing taxes and the fact that these painfully necessary forms are both confusing and downright ugly does not help. (more…)

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Forget Pitching to Hollywood. Zach Braff Raises $1.9 Million in 2 Days on Kickstarter.

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Actor-director Zach Braff is killing it on Kickstarter. He has forgone traditional ways of getting Hollywood backing and has raised $1.9 million (and counting) in two days on the crowdsourcing platform, for “Wish I Was Here,” his follow-up to “Garden State.” His goal was to reach $2 million in funding in a month. (more…)

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Better Late Than Never. The New 100$ Bill And Its High Tech Security Features Explained.

new design for 100 Dollar note

The Federal Reserve Board announced on Wednesday that the redesigned $100 note will finally begin circulating on October 8, 2013. This note, which incorporates new security features such as a blue, 3-D security ribbon, will be easier for the public to authenticate but more difficult for counterfeiters to replicate. (more…)

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Mark Wagner Gives All Other Currency Artists A Run For Their Money. UPDATED.

Currency Collages by Mark Wagner

At the moment, tattoo artist Scott Campbell’s cut currency seems to be the most blogged about and cited artwork when it comes to cut up money. And artist Hanna von Goeler paints upon United States currency. But it’s the work of artist Mark Wagner that I find the most impressive. Using only $1 bills, Mark creates extraordinary ‘currency collages’.
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