Teens on a Year That Changed Everything
There’s wonderful art throughout this feature that spans illustration, photography, video and poetry
My friend is a wizard
I can’t wait til Erik gets his second vaccine and the fluorescent ombre beard he has dreamed about for years. But for now? I’m excited right alongside.
The Canoo Pickup Truck
This looks more interesting than the VW Microbus that is never coming out and the Ford Bronco
Making accessibility a feature, not a fix.
Thanks to Kay I’ve begun to understand the implications of accessibility. And Greg has a great summation of work by Stephanie Hagadorn and her team at Indeed to incorporate the thinking into the process of design.
The movies Khoi Vinh watched, February 2021
I love Khoi’s thoughtful bite-sized insights to movies.
Yamato Groups identity refresh
The presentation of this update is as lovely as every element combined. / via UnderConsideration
The Van Conversion Bible
A guide to transform a vehicle into a home on wheels. With gas, water and electrical system diagrams and insights from those with experience. / via fontsinuse
The City Museum
My friend Nick Dewald says I need to move this destination in St. Louis toward the top of my bucket list, and I believe him.
Greyscale Prisms : Chapter 1.
A new series of black and white paintings by Matt W. Moore. Bonus? A behind the scenes video showing process.
A quarterly zine in which Rob Weychert explores algorithmic art with a focus on combinatorics.
Can You Pet The Dog
A Twitter account, a Washington Post article and an important feature wherever dogs are present / via @desandro
Stop using icon fonts
For one thing? Icon fonts are notoriously bad for accessibility
Banksy Creates Bob Ross-Dubbed Process Video
of New Work Depicting Oscar Wilde Escaping Prison
Social Change by Design Database v2
We fundamentally don’t see other organizations that do this work as the competition. The competition is poverty, racism, and apathy. – George Ayw
Huh, by Craig Mod
Craig’s new newsletter where you get the alt text of an image in your inbox that links to the zoomable photo!
picoCAD by Johan Peitz
I want to spend all weekend learning this program to build and texture lowpoly 3D models. / via waxy
The Society for News Design Best of Awards
Gold awards for visual storytelling that defines the state of the art in digital design. Some excellent nuggets buried in the database. / via Greg Storey
A thread about how videogames can change a life
Sometimes Twitter showing what your friends liked is a very good thing. Also? Firewatch is a great experience!
Simplify your tech diagrams
Layercakes (a new term to me) should simplify, not overcomplicate. Stop filling your tech diagrams with TMI. An essay by Paul Ford
A-Frame, Barnhouse & Classic Cabin Plans / via Ugmonk
Outside the box
An example of visualization through code (Be sure to click out and see more work by Mathew Aldred) / via DJ
A community for creative visual coding / via DJ
Alt text for images
I had questions how to approach writing alt text for images. The internet had answers.
Editorial project fetching entries from online forums related to emotional and psychological struggles. / via Fonts in Use
I stumbled onto Fitness TikTok
I want to have this enthusiasm for working out
Design Choices of Breath of the Wild
Incredible collected insight to one of my favorite games ever.
In the Pandemic, Close Friends Rely on Chosen Families
There’s my friend Erik down there in on the mountain. He’s in my family too!
Nippon Design Center released a set of pictograms to support tourism in Japan, and they’re lovely. / via Under Consideration
How Garfield Helped Me Make Peace With a Culture in Decline
Try getting into Garfield variants: remixes of the original strips that testify to the internet’s limitless invention. Upon recommendation by Thor
So who drew that Fender logo?
OH no Type Co finds out 3 years after asking