• Designy, inspiring, or useful things.

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    Letter C by Graham Erwin

    Something about the textures and blending of this Letter C feels just right. Follow Graham Erwin on Dribbble or buy stuff from... Keep reading

  • Don’t be precious about process

    "A huge opportunity to adapt our project plans and the way we work per project/client’s needs is to adjust how we communicate... Doggedly insisting on a set procedure will only frustrate your... Keep reading

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    Mindy Kaling on the women she loves

    "I love women who are bosses and who don't constantly worry about what their employees think of them. I love women who don't ask, "Is that OK?" after everything they say. I love when women are... Keep reading

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    The Illustrations of Romain Trystram

    DANG. I mean what else can I say about the work of Romain Trystram? Super neon gradients on black, crazy shadows, and overlapping panes of light. I could look at these all day. Follow him on... Keep reading

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    Cracker Jack Snap Toys

    Look at these freaky things. Who wants to see the inside of an owl's mouth? Well, I do, actually. These were designed by one guy, C. Carey Cloud, who apparently built his career around... Keep reading

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    Yo-Yo Ma on performance as hosting

    While I'm on stage, you're all my guests, because that's sort of like the, you know, the unsaid agreement. So while you're my guest, if something bad happens on stage, I often think of Julia... Keep reading

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    Ten Dollar fonts

    How is this actually the first I'm hearing of Ten Dollar Fonts? They're comparable in style and quality to Lost Type Co-Op (who I love), except rather than being pay-what-you-want, they have... Keep reading

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    The Colors of Motion

    The Colors of Motion is a site that explores the use of color in movies by using a script to determine the average color of each frame. The colors from the frames are displayed sequentially in a... Keep reading

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    Hand-picked type from Google Fonts

    There's nothing quite like seeing web type set in fresh and inspiring ways. While some of this is small enough to be practically unreadable, the creative layouts and combinations still leave me... Keep reading

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    Mark van Leeuwen

    Will I ever get enough of inky, rough, hand-drawn lettering? Probably not. Mark van Leeuwen's sketchy, off-the-cuff style makes it look effortless and fun, which makes me think I could do it too!... Keep reading

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    Vector outline icons by Taras Shypka

    I've historically been pretty obsessed with finding flat, simple vector icons for use in interfaces and marketing materials. Nowadays there's tons of fantastic ones on Dribbble, so I've started a... Keep reading

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    SVG based seamless pattern maker

    This SVG-based pattern maker is surely a sign that prayer works, because I can't even tell you how much time I've spent struggling to make good patterns in the past, and wishing there was a tool... Keep reading

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    Retro Print Revival Lamps

    Man would I love to be the type of person who buys super nice things for her home instead of just getting everything from the sidewalk or flea markets or Ikea. I'm telling myself after 30, things... Keep reading

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    Search for free stock photos

    The Stocks says it's "The best royalty free stock photos in one place." They seem to assemble the nicest collections of Creative Commons licensed imagery in one searchable place. I'm really... Keep reading

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    Daily Dishonesty

    I adore this series by Hom Sweet Hom, an illustration studio that does gorgeous hand-lettering work. The series is called Daily Dishonesty, and it contains beautifully drawn lies that we all... Keep reading