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A thought-provoking short video narrated by philosopher Alan Watts (1915-1973).
If you’re getting some Christmas cards from MOO, this should save you a few pennies.
Massoud Hassani. Designer. Life saver.
My kind of holiday destination.
I was hired to develop a symbol to identify the Annual Meeting.
When you invite people into your design process, it suddenly becomes a lot more interesting.
Artist Vincent Kohler shows the different pieces of wood that are cut from a log.
A good CreativeMornings video where Tom Foulkes and Michael Johnson talk process.
“A good four or five years after graduation is needed for designers to begin to find their feet.”
Captivating, otherworldly photos of Buzludzha, Bulgaria, by photographer Timothy Allen.
the Book Mountain library in Spijkenisse, Netherlands, is designed as an advert for reading.
Work for Money, Design for Love goes to press this week.
This is just one example of how you can grow your business at the same time as helping those in need.
These concrete business cards are novel.
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.