For it is important for awake people to be awake.– William Stafford
by Krystyn Heide
theindoprojects: Gus Gavino of Middle Mind Project (a multidisciplinary artist collective he started in 2000) did an artist profile on us featuring an installation created out of used office waste. We are in love with his work and were so flattered he asked to document our process.
Check out Shelby White’s new Designspiration project for some good inspiration for your next project.
Check out Wanken’s gift guide for designers.
So often we fail to remember that so many of the unrelenting sometimes even...– Richard Stine, The World of Richard Stine
Hendrik Hertzberg, editor for The New Yorker, helps us conceptualize “one million.”
Designed by Invisible Creature. Win a free copy from Grain Edit.
Human Rights Day
“I swear never to be silent whenever and wherever human lives endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides… When human dignity is in jeopardy, that place, at that moment, must become the center of the universe.” ELIE WIESEL, Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, 1986
Everyone loves to redesign a classic these days. I’m pretty fond of these designed by David Pearson for White’s Books.
Need some functional wall art? Check out this nicely designed NYC subway map by Triboro Design. It’s available for purchase here.
Expand your color palette with Creature Comforts’ cleverly assembled photo montage of daily color selections.
sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m...– Jonathan Safran Foer (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close)
The Arcade Fire
Thanks to some impressive Google Maps technology The Arcade Fire serves up an interesting (albeit a bit trippy) multimedia experience: The Wilderness Downtown.
Freelancing gets a little easier with Creative, Inc., a book by Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho to help you keep that freelancing business alive. You can also check out some great design, food, and fashion inspiration at Joy’s blog, Oh Joy. And what would new book for creatives be without a stop-motion video ad…
I can’t explain what I mean. And even if I could, I’m not sure I’d feel like it.– The Catcher in the Rye (via afamiliarstrangeness)