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OFFSET 2015

OFFSET

The three day event is returning to Dublin on March 6th-8th, 2015.

Keep experimenting

S grass

“But what do you show in your book? Well, show some experimentation.”

From the reader #24

Paul Rand, Thoughts on Design

Here’s some good career advice from Moving Brands’ CEO Matt Heinl.

Context is key

Armani Exchange logo

A good lesson, from Chermayeff & Geismar’s 2011 book Identify.

From the reader #23

Pejac Line

Pejac. My kind of artist.

From the reader #22

Steven Heller in conversation with Milton Glaser. An interesting listen.

A few Adobe alternatives

Adobe CC Photoshop

They might do as much as you need.

On negotiating your design salary

Nail It

“I recently gave a talk to a group of design students on early career negotiations.”

Brand naming resources

A naming handbook

Naming can be one of the hardest parts of a branding project.

Why I use AWeber for newsletters

AWeber HQ

Half a year back I switched from FeedBurner to AWeber. Here are a few of the benefits.

From the reader #21

Italy flag from food

National flags made from each country’s traditional foods, by WHYBIN \ TBWA.

From the reader #20

Hong Kong tower block, Michael Wolf

Michael Wolf’s architecture of density project is pretty incredible.

LiveSurface Context

LiveSurface Context

An Adobe Illustrator add-on that renders your flat artwork in seconds.

Eliodomestico: a solar household still for developing countries

Eliodomestico

Giving families drinking water from the sea at no operating cost.

From the reader #19

Coloured lights

Free (do whatever you want) hi-resolution photos.

Busier than expected

Cupid

The other night I watched Panorama’s Tainted Love episode.

Paul Jarvis shares good advice for designers

Paul Jarvis book cover artwork

Here are some posts and resources of interest, and some thoughts I agreed with.

A billboard that turns air into drinkable water

Billboard air water Peru

Probably the best billboard I’ve ever seen.

From the reader #18

A bird ballet

A bird ballet. Nature at its mesmerising best.

Fontfabric free fonts

The Kabel font

I like the look of some of these free fonts.

Test your trademark

Test your trade-mark

How good is it legally?

BLOKK WORDS

WORDS font

Two Three free fonts as alternatives to Lorem Ipsum.

Interactive mind maps

Visual thesaurus

Visual Thesaurus. A kind of interactive mind map.

From the reader #17

Zurich concert poster 1955

Joanne Meister writes about Josef Muller-Brockmann (1948-1981), for I Love Typography.

From the reader #16

Absolut Unique

It would take 94 quintillion bottles before two identical designs were produced.

From the reader #15

Lego New York

Lego New York, by 3D artist JR Schmidt.

Self-filling water bottle

Namib Desert beetle

“Our initial prototype will collect anywhere from half a litre of water to three litres per hour.”

MOO Christmas discount

Single snowflake

If you’re getting some Christmas cards from MOO, this should save you a few pennies.

From the reader #14

Vincent Kohler wood cuts

Artist Vincent Kohler shows the different pieces of wood that are cut from a log.

From the reader #13

Concrete business card

These concrete business cards are novel.