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Take something ordinary and make it extraordinary.
Design blogs often direct a lot of negativity toward projects of different kinds — especially within comment threads.
“…habits are a refusal of the moment and a reliving of the past.”
Look at that subtle off-white colouring. The tasteful thickness of it.
It’ll save us all from having to look at everything on the [car] lot.
Steal Like an Artist is a great little book by Austin Kleon.
The Luxe card, MOO’s most premium product, launched at the start of the year.
Idler is an all caps, modular display typeface family for big, bold lettering.
Iancu Barbărasă shares the story of his 2010 move from Bucharest to London.
Eye-catching shots by Hungarian photographer Akos Major.
Make people choose between your plans, instead of choosing whether to buy your product or not.
More than three hundred of Gill’s most inventive images from his eighteen books.
Work for Money, Design for Love is now available for pre-order through Amazon.
Some decent reads on the pros and cons of each platform.
He has a talent for turning design briefs into simple, memorable, appropriate, and witty outcomes.
The people you work with define the work you do.
800 retailers have been banned from serving chips to avoid infringing on McDonald’s rights.
Nicolas Ritter’s photography project, One, caught my eye.
Although I’ve yet to find my own cure, there are some common sense things that help.
A fantastic poster created by David Booth some 25 years ago.
That’s my schedule.
“…harmful lies, emotive scaremongering and judgement.”
I’ve been looking for a good microphone (for video calls, podcasts, etc.).
Dark Side of the Lens — stunning cinematography from the swells of the seas.
If you want great work, you’ll need to embrace some simple facts.
When a brand’s product is obvious from the shape alone.
If you have a WordPress blog, I recommend giving PostPost a go.
Renowned writer and creator Neil Gaiman explains how freelancers attract new business.
More design employment advice, this time contributed by Blair Thomson of Exeter-based Believe in.
If only every footbridge was as creative as the one over Germany’s Rhein-Herne canal.