June 2009

Jun 29
Liza Pro
Liza Pro, a lovely new handwriting-inspired typeface from Underware. Includes tons of alternates and smart replacements to give it that natural feeling.
Jun 23
A List Apart: Issue 286
A List Apart: Issue 286, Learn how to use the attributes of meta and link to do a body good. Plus: the case for aesthetics in visual design. Articles by Mark Birbeck and Patrick Lynch.
Jun 17
Fever: Red hot. Well read.
Fever, Shaun Inman’s new web app, an RSS reader that also bubbles up the hottest content from your feeds. Stunning design, customized reading options, iPhone optimized, and waaaaay too many other wonderful features to list here. Watch the brief screencast and try it out!
The Best of the First Half of 2009
From LetterCult, the best custom lettering of the year so far. Seriously gorgeous stuff.
Jun 15
This is a redesigned library
A Working Library redesigns and it’s just lovely. Poke around a bit and subscribe, Mandy’s writing is top notch.
Jun 12
Better Bikeways
Better Bikeways, a proposal for improving signage systems for cyclists. Great idea, great design.
Jun 09
A List Apart: Issue 285
A List Apart: Issue 285, Better user experience through improved database design. Plus: everything I know about managing people, I learned from Werewolf. Articles by Michael Lopp and Lyle Mullican.
Jun 02
Joe Clark’s new project, The Cranky Copyright Book, aims to broaden the debate about copyright. Joe is one the greatest minds in our industry, and you’d do well to pony up a few bucks to help (I did).

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