Mychal Threets Wants Everyone to Experience ‘Library Joy’
I need a category for joy so I can revisit stories like this. Dig this insight into the person behind a favorite social media account. More on Mychal with this KQED interview.
Think in 4D
Erica Heinz has a new book about designing for user experiences and seeing the gallery of it print was all the motivation I needed to supplement the digital copy I already had. Looking very forward to adding this to the design library shelf.
Andy J Pizza & Sophie Miller have a book coming out that puts visuals and words to some of the invisible things that make up the human experience. At first blush, it’s a kids book, but there’s a kid in most of us. (Unfortunately, some are still bullies, but whatever!)
I Take Full Responsibility Book (Second Edition)
Scott Boms collects fourteen communications from technology company CEOs who have reduced their employee bases in a 100 edition hand assembled, Risograph’d book
Doug Wilson catalogs his library
From the shelving, organization, labelling and cataloging — an inspiration for anyone who appreciates everything in its right place, and accessible to share.
Right On! A Documentary on Student Protest
AIGA has a solid deep dive (and video thumbing through pages) of this distilling reports of campus protests. David L. Burke's design keeps the vibe of a zine in a paperback format. It's gorgeous.
The New Walden
A hardcover edition of Thoreau’s book, annotated, designed and illustrated.
Dave Rupert’s bookshelf
Tucking this sortable page of books read (or listened to) in my virtual folder of personal website inspiration. / via a secret RSS post in a roundabout way
Jean Jullien Monograph
I'd display this book with the cover exposed. It's so delightful. And then there's the insides!
101 BASIC Computer Games
These books cataloged computer programs you could type out in BASIC. I just thumbed through the archive and remember the joy when it worked and the frustration when there was a typo. +1 for illustrations!
How a Book Is Made
Excellent photos of the humanity, machinery and process.
101 Best Book Covers from 2021
Literary Hub picks their favorites and it was a joy to scroll through. My goal in 2022 is to read books. / via Rachel Kwon
From the mind and hand of artist JK Keller
Old Book Illustrations
Not verified as open sourced images, but a trove for inspiration nonetheless
After seeing this post on Fonts In Use I am now scouring the internet for a modern replacement of this old Apple utility that was probably better in my memory than actually useful.
Ten reasons to write a book
Among the solid list of reasons, it clarifies your thinking. / via Swiss-Miss
Bookfeed.io - An RSS Feed with New Releases from Your Favorite Authors. It's that simple. / via Daring Fireball
Bookfeed.io – An RSS Feed with New Releases from Your Favorite Authors
Apple to End Dongle Headache With New MacBook Pro
this book you are holding…
Shit, Actually: The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema (Hardcover) | Greenlight Bookstore
Good Movies as Old Books / 02: The Hard Way
Bookshelf Board Game Collection
Read a book instead
Austin Kleon made a fine wallpaper for his phone
“How To Steal Like An Artist (And 9 Other Things Nobody Told Me)” by Austin Kleon
I love a lot about this, and Austin, and thinking, and the book, and stealing, and making and and and and...