May 9, 2022

Caitlin Keegan’s Corita Kent Series

Colorful visual interpretations of Some Rules for Students and Teachers / via Doug Wilson

Illustrator with beakers that reads "Consider Everything An Experiment"

May 7, 2022


Another _excellent_ music video by Autumn de Wilde for Florence + The Machine. Bill Nighy stars as Florence’s anxiety.

A man and a woman seated in front of painted flowers that form a heart

May 5, 2022

GO Logic 1100 Model

As John Maeda put it, “Prefab homes have come a long way.”

A modern prefabricated home with solar panels at dusk.


Kathryn texted after a tour, "Okay put Tillamook creamery on your bucket list"... Done.

A shop inside the Tillamook headquarters in Portland

May 4, 2022

Behind the Mac: Skywalker Sound

The enthusiasm from these sound designers is delightful.

A black and white still from a video interviewing sound designers for Star Wars

13 corporations have spent $15 million supporting anti-abortion politicians

Coca-Cola, Amazon, Google, AT&T, CVS, Walmart, GM, Verizon, Citi, Comcast, Walgreens, Wells Fargo and T-Mobile

Logos for Coca-Cola, Amazon, Google, AT&T, CVS, Walmart, GM, Verizon, Citi, Comcast, Walgreens and T-Mobile

The Star Wars

Diggin that hand drawn Lucasfilm logo

The cover of a script with the words "THE STAR WARS" drawn in a fanciful way.

Every Day Goal Calendar

Simone Giertz has a new store and one of the products is this electronic goal tracking calendar that was previously a Kickstarter project. She also has a fun white puzzle and some other items of note!

A person touches a date on an electronic wall calendar that displays every day of a year in rows of months and lights up when you select a day

May 3, 2022

Plan C

Up-to-date information on how people in the U.S. may access abortion pills online. / via Waxy

PLAN C logo

Keep Abortion Legal

Been fuming all day over the leaked Supreme Court draft that puts women in danger. So I made some posters. Apologies to type friends who are much better at this.

Keep Abortion Legal

How to block domains from search results

Luke Harris has a good rundown of options. I just installed the uBlacklist browser extension and I might never have to see an image result from Pinterest or iStockphoto again. Glory!

A preference panel for a browser extension to block websites from showing up in searches

May 2, 2022

Bjørn Karmann’s Occlusion Grotesque

Typeface carved into the bark of a tree. As the tree grows, it deforms the letters and outputs new design variations, that are captured annually. / via Yewknee

A man sits on a chair in the woods and carves an alphabet into a tree trunk

May 1, 2022

Cool things people do with their blogs

A lovely collection from Wouter Groeneveld of many folks building interesting features into their personal sites / via Yewknee

Cool Things People Do With Their Blogs

April 29, 2022

Noto Emoji

An open-source emoji font in multiple weights (and a single color, even the flags). Jennifer Daniel has the deets and download link.

Rows of single color emoji depicting a chick emerging from egg, unicorn, flower, alien, tire, and pita sandwich

April 28, 2022

The New Exhibition

Online showcase shining a light on work of Ukrainian designers, illustrators, animators and other creatives / thumbnail by Grabko Ivan / via It's Nice That

Abstract painting with vivid pastel colors

Would I do it tomorrow?

One way to gauge participation is to ask this question. Thing is? I'd invariably say yes to more if it meant I could cancel what was already planned.

Sunrise over mist and mountains

April 27, 2022

Excel, an overlooked design tool

I've done a pretty good job of making Powerpoint look good, but this is next level stuff. / via Sidebar

An infographic of a circle chart and bar chart

Fall On Me

Thanks to the podcast I just listened to, I'm reminded of what was certainly my introduction to R.E.M. with their of their first music videos for this song.

A grab from a music video. It is a black and white photo with the word FALL written in orange capital letters

A conversation between Rick Rubin and Michael Stipe

This episode of the Broken Record podcast digs into the formative years of R.E.M. and potential future projects / via @davidpurcell505

A man with glasses tilts his head off to the side. He is wearing a blue t-shirt and navy blazer.

April 26, 2022

Waffle Game

Took me three days to figure out what was going on, but this is one of the Wordle variants that hits a sweet spot of gameplay and challenge. / via Emily

A word game with tiles that are colored light gray, yellow and green forming four connected squares