Philographics: Big Ideas in Simple Shapes

Lovely to look at and I also learned some new words / via DJ

Tokyo Camouflage

Interview with Designer Haruka Matsubara

Pearlfisher ‘s Design, Packaging & Branding of E-Cloth

Phenomenal branding mixed with package design. / via the worth-every-penny Brand New blog

Type Scale – A Visual Calculator

Building upon the notions of the aforelinked piece

Typographic scale

The typographic scale

I've been at it for how many years and this basic concept never stuck until now.

The Typecraft Initative

"Working with Indian craftswomen to create beautifully designed typefaces, while also inspiring them to learn design skills via training workshops" / via UC

The Young Jerks have a new website

I could look at this CAMP project page for hours

Matt Lamont on Twitter: “Architectural Design magazines 1950s and 60s


ALLSHIPS | A Creative Community

"We stand for quality over quantity, substance over numbers, cohesion over conflict, opinion over algorithms, thoughtful content over snackable, sugary, viral hits. We stand together, not apart." / via Luke Beard

Taylor Swift as classic graphic design books, a thread


How social justice slideshows made by activists took over Instagram

"PowerPoint activism"


A new site (coming soon) that will help designers deliver brand standards.

Netlify Reaches One Million Devs

That's one glorious timeline design (and animation)

A thread about the life and wisdom of Kenji Ekuan, designer of the Kikkoman soy sauce bottle.

“Faced with that nothingness, I felt a great nostalgia for human culture. I needed something to touch, to look at. Right then I decided to be a maker of things.”

Atomic Design

Brad Frost, Atomic Design

I have gotten to a point in thinking about design systems. All roads led me back to this post and Brad's book. Learning is a joy.

carving letters into wood

Lo Siento Studio

Dig the work of this studio / via @manfredhwf

Hi, welcome to Crossroads. We’re beer!

A while back, Crossroads Church failed to support the gay community after an unsavory sermon by one of their founders. Dunno where they stand now, but they have a whole new brand. Maybe they'll adventure to love all people and not just their tithes.

What the Symbols on the Juneteenth Flag Mean

Subway Diagram Detail Series

Six posters designed by Massimo Vignelli, Beatriz Cifuentes and Yoshiki Waterhouse in 2013 / lovely, via Swiss-Miss

Prezi – Presentation Software

My friend Jim said this was good. It looks kind of awesome from what I can tell for presentations online.

Online Archive at Letterform Archive

It goes on and on and on! / via Austin Kleon


Online 3D Design and 3D Modeling Software

Interview with Stefan Sagmeister

What's he up to? "I am working on a project that deals with long term thinking."

Components, styles, and shared library best practices

This is for Figma, but could apply to any system.

Roberta Williams Is the World’s First Graphic Computer Game Designer

"At the time, I don’t think we had much more strategy than just to have fun."

Matt Stevens – Good Movies as Old Books

I see these show up on the socials and am delighted every single time. Nice to see them all together.

Mid-century Uruguayan Graphic Design Proves that Creativity Flourishes With Limitations

AIGA on the platform that showcases old and rare graphics and illustration work hailing from Uruguay between 1950 and 1980 started by Martín Azambuja

Grafica Ilustrada del Uruguay

A trove of beautiful design and illustration / via AIGA

Will the Millennial Aesthetic Ever End?

“It kind of feels like a binky” (Personally, I think Millennials are not the target of this design trend) / via MetaFilter

New Logo and Packaging for Denver Distillery

Favorite bit of lingo I will take from this spot on review: "the awkward-badge trend"