Visual pieces combined to make new forms

Plus Equals

A quarterly zine in which Rob Weychert explores algorithmic art with a focus on combinatorics.

A snapshot of a database of award winners

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

Abstract colored rectangles in a colorful pattern

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

Bad Feeling

Editorial project fetching entries from online forums related to emotional and psychological struggles. / via Fonts in Use

Japan Pictograms

Japan Pictograms

Nippon Design Center released a set of pictograms to support tourism in Japan, and they're lovely. / via Under Consideration

Fender logo

So who drew that Fender logo…

OH no Type Co gets to the bottom of it 3 years after asking...

Canada Modern design examples

Canada Modern

A (gorgeous) physical and digital archive of Canadian graphic design. / via UnderConsideration

A screenshot of a beige website

I Miss My Bar

Adjust the ambiance and pour yourself something fizzy. A lovely site by Lagom + Tandem that might be offline because it's getting hammered. Pardon the pun.

Electronic plastic games

Electronic Plastic Visual Database

Jaro Gielens collection of 900+ electronic games that are searchable by color, brand and then some. Wowsers! / via Swiss-Miss

Mille Bornes design through the years

I was adding a favorite and Thor sent me this link and I thought it looked familiar. A great look through the history of card design for this game.

San Francisco Symphony rebrand

By Collins. Agreeing with other folks that think this is lovely.

Dieter Ram's palettes

Ram’s Palettes

Colours taken from Dieter Rams legendary production collection for Braun. Made by Chad Ashley. / via Paul Bausch

BMW supercars

12 Legendary BMWs

I'm mostly here for the graphic illustrations / via AirBag

That new Tesla steering… yoke

Is pretty frickin sweet.

Getting lost while creating wayfinding

Superdig this sign that wraps around a corner. Wonderful description of process and solution all around.

Block Studio

Greg Storey posted a link to this site for design agency site and though I can't read it, I love how different it is.

Wakamai Fondue

The tool that answers the question “what can my font do?” This is an excellent tool / via @realdougwilson

Nix & Kix

Admiration for a very nice logo with some good tangential links.

366 Cans Challenge by Studio Blackthorns

Fun daily project / via UnderConsideration

Remote Work for Design Teams

Read online, download a PDF or get an ePub

Original Pattern Brewing Company

A bit zeitgeist of modern design, but I still like looking at this identity very much

Esquire magazine, September and October/November 2020

Lovely art direction across the board

World Chess Site

World Chess – Official FIDE Gaming Platform

There are indeed some nice design elements on this site and the store is stocked well / via @Brilliantcrank

Greg, Airbag

The three-click rule is dead.

"Designing to simplify a users life is always the path to victory." Amen!

Chris Davies’ Middle Eastern Kitchen brand work

Dig this identity and packaging "inspired by Middle Eastern ceramic tiles, which are often used in their kitchens." / via UnderConsideration

Ethan Marcotte’s design systems reading list

Been thinking about systems these days. This list is handy.

1972 U.S. election, CBS News

Akihiko Seki's graphics are sublime

Simon Walker’s Pizza Hut Font

Tasty type

Good Movies as Old Books / 02: The Hard Way

Matt Stevens second in a series of behind the scenes peeks into his book design/illustration process

Vern Ho’s home office

Dark and lovely.