Category Archives: Fall 2015 Archive (338)

Too Cool to Spend: Jeff Williams

For this blog I chose an 50000 Lao Kip banknote. From what I’ve seen I haven’t come across a single type of currency that I didn’t like. Both because of the design and it’s money. I think one of the … Continue reading

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Too Cool To Spend: Stefan Lindeman (Blog #2)

Prior to reading the article “Do you have change for a Bowie”, I had no idea that there were forms of currency based on art. What visually struck me the most was the intial photo of the bill with psychedelic … Continue reading

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Too Cool To Spend: Alden Paguada

For my blog I have chosen the 50 euro bill. The reason it caught my attention is because its got a very unique look. It looks so modern and slick. The design is based on a common theme ” Ages … Continue reading

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Too Cool to Spend: Khiabett Contreras

After reading Do You Have Change for a Bowie I instantly remembered the currency from Costa Rica. This summer I studied abroad and I was basically forced to use their currency for a whole month. This was a bit different … Continue reading

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Too Cool to Spend: Jacob DeLeon

If I ever received this bill as cash back I would save it forever! The colors that are prominent within the note are two of my favorite color combinations. It reminds me of 80s style of computer graphics. There are … Continue reading

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Too Cool To Spend: Leah Baird

The cash I find most visually appealing comes from our northern neighbor, Canada. The bill pictured on the left is the 2004 version of the $20 bill featuring a portrait of Queen Elizabeth – a more updated version was released … Continue reading

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Too Cool To Spend: Tyler Steckler

If I was to choose a printed bill that I find inspiring it would have to be the American Hundred with Benjamin franklin. There are currently around 7.4 billion newer versions of the hundred dollar bills out there and it … Continue reading

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Too Cool to Spend: Jonathan Nunez

When it comes to using physical money or card I will always use the physical cash first to give my card a break of always being used, but if I were to ever come across a bill like this I … Continue reading

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Alternative Self-Portrait: Jeff Williams

Chip Kidd is a graphic designer most known for designing book jackets and covers. He has worked at Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group since graduating from Penn State in 1986. In 2001 he wrote his first novel The Cheese Monkeys. After … Continue reading

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Alternative Self Portrait: Stefan Lindeman Blog Post 1

The self portrait I chose if from the album artworks from Ling Tosite Sigure and the album TK (Song: Unravel) . It is a Japanese music group based out of Tokyo. For this specific art piece, it combines their album … Continue reading

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