Innovation can come from anywhere and any age. This braille printer is pretty fantastic, and its inventor is even more fantastic. (Source: http://www.cnn.com/)
Some color for your Wednesday
I’ve recently stumbled on 3 neat links related to color. For the bookworm: colors in 10 famous books For the person whose friends frequently point out that their clothes don’t match: a test called How well do you see color? For the architect or designer or retired Lite-Brite master: Tangeez
What’s Your Slavery Footprint?
How many slaves work for you? There are 27 million slaves in the world today. Many of them contribute to the supply chains that end up in the products we use every day. Find out how many slaves work for you, and take action. This provocative site was shared by a design consultant in a… Continue reading What’s Your Slavery Footprint?
Logo Design Gone Wrong
Logos define brands and they create corporate images because logos are what sticks in people’s mind and creates associations. Think Coca-Cola, Nike, or McDonald’s – what do you instantly picture in mind? Right, their logos. Great logos will never allow their consumers forget about the brand – it’s what prompts them choose one product over alternative:… Continue reading Logo Design Gone Wrong
Dutch building regs, as they relate to bicycles. Not having to carry a bike up several flights of stairs would change everything.
10 TED talks to help reimagine your work
This is a well-selected bunch of TEDs. Watch one a day for a reenergizing prescription! 10 TED talks to help reimagine your work
The “Edge” Waterfront Park in Williamsburg I love the composition of this park. Read more about why it’s notable in urban design. (via landscapearchitecture)
Johnathan Lopes, a Brooklyn native, built a LEGO replica of Brooklyn, complete with the Fairway in Red Hook, the historic Williamsburg Savings Bank, and the rickety A train. It’s amazing. Check out the story and gallery. I can’t believe he’ll be eventually disassembling it!
You’ve heard about Righteous Cowboy Lightning before either from my ump rant or 30 Rock, or if you’re truly awesome, both. This* is this year’s softball team. We work hard, play hard, and cheer hard. It’s a fun bunch. Matt (one of our front row fans) started to make pretty awesome player cards. He tested… Continue reading
Typographer’s Glossary by Playtype: Click through to view letterform anatomy, type classification, information on kerning, and other vital facts for typographers. This is a lot of information that I’ve always been curious about packaged neatly and comprehensively.
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