September 2008

Sep 30
Christopher Doyle™
Sydney-based designer Chris Doyle documents personal identity guidelines for himself. Just awesome.
Sep 29
The Outbreak
The Outbreak, an awesome video-based choose-your-own-adventure of a zombie attack. Can you survive? (via CP)
Sep 25
Organizing Our Marvellous Neighbours
Joe Clark has released his second book, Organizing Our Marvellous Neighbours: How to Feel Good About Canadian English. Do yourself a favour and grab your copy today.
Padded
Wireframe Graph Paper Notepad from Konigi. Grid lines and room for notes on one side, dot grid on the back. Hot. (via swissmiss)
LetterCult
LetterCult, a new site that attempts to highlight artists & designers doing remarkable work with Custom Letters. Holy crap, there is already so much eye candy. First up, an interview with master letterer, Doyald Young. Bookmark/subscribe right now.
Plastics in the 20th Century
Great Flickr set of Plastics in the 20th Century (post WWII). Goodbye, morning! I think I need to have all of these.
Sep 24
txt
Embroidered Text Messages, with a glimpse into the potential demise of a relationship. There’s something both beautifully warm and unnerving about reading these.
Sep 23
A List Apart: Issue 268
A List Apart: Issue 268, Fine-tuning the mechanics of progressive enhancement. Rethinking the assumptions of standards-based design. Articles by Molly E. Holzschlag and Scott Jehl.
Sep 18
Museo Sans
Museo Sans, a lovely new sans serif counterpart to the original serifed Museo. Both typefaces have a handful of free weights.
Twitter Type
Twitter Type, aggregating only typography-related tweets.
Sep 17
My Gal
My Gal, George Saunders in the New Yorker on Pailn. Hee-hee-larious.
Sep 12
Dear AIGA, where are the web designers?
Zeldman takes AIGA to task for still failing to give web design the time of day.
Sep 11
Everymoment Now
Everymoment Now, a new site that aims to illuminate the news through historical context, surfacing media history based around people, places, and events from moments in time. Currently only focused on the US election, but bigger things are planned.
Sep 09
Kirby Power
After tweeting about wanting to smash Photoshop in Jack Kirby style, Jason Campbell decided to see what that might look like. Awesome!
Sep 08
The new FontFeed
FontFeed relaunches in its own home, now combining the voices of Stephen Coles, Jürgen Siebert,Yves Peters, and sometimes Erik Spiekermann. This promises to be very good, definitely one to subscribe to for typophiles everywhere.
Sep 05
Regrets
Designer Paul Sahre has lots of lovely work on his site, but he also includes an intriguing section of regrets he has about certain projects. It’s always good to reflect on some of the difficult decisions and consolations that we have to make as designers. (via swissmiss)
Sep 02
R.I.P. Don LaFontaine
Don LaFontaine, THE movie trailer voice over guy, passed away over the weekend.

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