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Incredible Wet Plate Portraits of Māori "Erases" Tā Moko
Incredible photos, via Creative Mornings email newsletter
photography 
9 hours ago
How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood
Whoa. This is some seriously solid close up work.
mosquito  science 
6 days ago
Why Hannah Gadsby’s Netflix special ‘Nanette’ is so remarkable
No real need to read this article beforehand... Just stream Hannah Gadsby's Nanette on Netflix as soon as possible. It's not your typical standup. It's heavy. It's real. It's incredibly poignant.
netflix 
6 days ago
What Netflix Taught Me About Life - Pete Davis
It's a bit stock footagey, but I like the message here.
thinking 
7 days ago
Do more things...
That make you forget to check your phone / via Austin Kleon
thinking 
10 days ago
Moodnotes
A thought journal / Mood Diary app that employs a bit of cognitive behavior therapy to shift your thinking. Used it a few days and dig. (From a bit of the team behind Monument Valley)
apps  journaling 
10 days ago
Remove Unused CSS
Great tool. Doesn't seem like it should be priced as a monthly service, but other than that, sounds nifty.
tools  css 
10 days ago
Thought Hopper 3000 - an online destination for a 5 minute vacation by Vera van Wolferen
This was a lovely adventure through a beautiful world of paper / via Colossal
game  paper  fun 
13 days ago
Discovering Black Outsider Art in a Whitewashed World
There's some incredible work here. Heavy. But ultimately beautifully expressed.
race  art 
13 days ago
RogueNASA
And other patches. It is very, very hard to not buy these, but I need to curb such spending right now and invest in getting the word out about voter registration in Ohio
shopping 
14 days ago
How to shoot on iPhone - Photography - Apple
MORE videos to help with photography! (They updated it from May 2017 with new stuff)
apple  howto  photography  tutorial 
14 days ago
Grow the Puzzle Around You - Jessica Livingston (ofounder and partner at Y Combinator)
"Don’t pay attention to the mainstream’s opinion of what you're doing—whether it’s your skills, your idea or whatever. Unless they’re your users, their opinion does not matter."
thinking  startup  business 
19 days ago
Dyslexie Font
A special font developed and designed for people with dyslexia to make reading, learning and working easier
font  fonts  dyslexia 
20 days ago
PictoScanner
Scan old negatives and slides to your smartphone. Intrigued. / via swiss-miss
photography  scanner  film 
23 days ago
ShipIt Journal Workbook by Seth Godin
Prompts to keep projects moving. Limited edition thing with Moo.
thinking  making 
28 days ago
GeoGuessr
Play with a friend or by yourself. You're plopped somewhere in the world in Google Maps and you have a set amount of time to pinpoint where you are. Super fun if you're good at wayfinding. I am not, but it's fun to watch.
fun  games  maps 
29 days ago
XOXO 2018
I never thought I'd love a site that was at a slight angle. Until now. I've been to one XOXO. It was fantastic and heavy in the right way.
events  portland 
4 weeks ago
A Janitor Preserves the Seized Belongings of Migrants
Click through this gallery. It is powerful and painful art.
art  politics 
4 weeks ago
The Richard Amsel Appreciation Site
A selection of movie posters from 1980-1985. There is SO MUCH MORE WORK here though. So good. Bonus, some behind the scenes process.
poster  design  illustration 
4 weeks ago
How to be alone
I agree with Kari's assessment, "This video is eight years old, has > 8 million views, still aces."
thinking 
5 weeks ago
Adobe Has Created Five Fonts From the Lost Lettering of Original Bauhaus Designers
Meticulously completed and digitized by renowned type designer Erik Spiekermann and his students. Two are available in the Creative Cloud now, three more to come! / via Kathryn
fonts  type 
5 weeks ago
Why city flags may be the worst-designed thing you've never noticed
Conversely, this 18 minute TED Talk by Roman Mars could be titled, "How to Design a Good Flag"
design  flags 
5 weeks ago
Calligraphr - Draw your own fonts.
Fill out the form, get a handwritten font
font  generator  handwriting 
5 weeks ago
Denim Jacket Camp Flag • Pretty Useful Co.
I'm more of a patch guy but this makes me want to be a pin guy
shopping  pins 
5 weeks ago
Matchboxes Depict Cats Making Questionable Decisions
These are great. And if you go to Arna Miller's Instagram account (arnamiller) you can see the sweet tiny press that made the matchbooks
matchbooks  matchbook  cats  heh 
5 weeks ago
Sunday Sketching – Christoph Niemann
Either I never watched this 20 minute talk from Christoph or I spaced on it. I love this Sunday Sketching, so it's nice to get perspective of how it came to be, and why.
thinking  creativity  talk  video 
5 weeks ago
The Most Powerful Conservative Couple You’ve Never Heard Of
But you probably have bought boxes or envelopes from ULINE. Know of a good alternative? I'd love to know it. Because this? This is the worst kind of political ideology.
politics 
5 weeks ago
Nick Offerman, on a turning point in his acting career
I focused on working as a carpenter and this incredible new love relationship and suddenly going into these auditions, because my life was happy, that's where I found the nonchalance.
happy 
5 weeks ago
Mr. Rogers's Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Kids
"Rephrase in a positive manner" and 8 other wonderful rules
communication  language  parenting  children 
5 weeks ago
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
I'm looking forward to this, but honestly? I wish I wasn't. I wish Robin Williams was still on this earthly plane. And I wish the world wasn't so hard, for so many.
thinking  video 
5 weeks ago
Kidding Teaser Trailer
Lovely use of The Breeders' "Dawn, Making an Effort Song" which i LOVE, along with the rest of their new album 'All Nerve'
yes 
5 weeks ago
Tropicana Package Concept on Behance
I'd buy that orange juice / via BrandNew
packaging 
6 weeks ago
Andy J. Miller on Instagram: “People don’t always understand what I mean by drawing invisible things so this is kind of a silly cheat sheet "
"I think photography is mainly about replicating what you can see, where as illustration is about showing what you CAN’T see!" Love this.
yes  illustration 
6 weeks ago
Logos with Hidden Meanings
Knew many of these, but learned of many new clever logo designs
logos  logo  clever 
6 weeks ago
Beat Saber
I'm ok with this version of the future
videogames  vr 
6 weeks ago
Julian Montague Projects
Buffalo, N.Y.-based artist, graphic designer, illustrator, and photographer. Dig the simplicity.
art  design 
7 weeks ago
A Taxonomy of Pizza Styles in America
We just got a "New Haven" style joint here in Cincinnati. I feel pizza educated now! / via Coudal
pizza 
7 weeks ago
The Groundbreaking Design Work of Barbara Stauffacher Solomon
"To design is to see, as in foresee; to draw visions not previously seen." Incredible work. / via Bruce Hartman *****
art  design  supergraphics 
7 weeks ago
Art garage opens in Miami's Design District
If you're going to make a garage, might as well make it interesting. (I particularly love "Urban Jam" at night.
architecture 
7 weeks ago
Interference Archive
Exploring the relationship between cultural production and social movements / via DJ
activism 
7 weeks ago
Hot Poster Gossip: ThoughtMatter Edition
I'm digging deep into posters for activism if you haven't noticed. Poster House opens 2019 in NYC. I want to go to there. /via Thor
travel  NYC  poster  activism 
7 weeks ago
Buy Me A Coffee
Sell (pretty much anything) with a simple link. I'm seeing these services pop up all at once.
shopping 
8 weeks ago
TANK
A vector looking animation (made in AfterEffects). Retro goodness with an incredible behind the scenes video. / via DaringFireball
vector  neato 
8 weeks ago
Present & Correct: Buttons and dials and whatnot
In agreement with SwissMiss and Coudal that these are lovely.
ui  productdesign 
8 weeks ago
The Art of Sci-Fi Book Covers
A pleasant stroll through the history of sci-fi paperbacks
design  book  covers 
8 weeks ago
Old memories, accidentally trapped in amber by our digital devices
I linked to a Twitter thread about this earlier. Kottke lays it out and adds some context in a much more pleasant way.
history  technology 
8 weeks ago
Profile: Maira Kalman, Author and Illustrator
I spend more time trying to drown out noise and stuff / me too! via Austin Kloen
profile  maria  kalman 
8 weeks ago
Filmap
Locations on Google Maps of scenes in movies. / via Coudal
blog  film  google  map 
9 weeks ago
UIs that accidentally amass memories
One of them is the wi-fi “preferred networks” pane – unexpected reminders of business trips, vacations, accidental detours, once frequented and now closed cafés. Neato / via MeFi
neato  memory  UI 
9 weeks ago
The History of the Orchestra Hit
Enjoyed learning about the evolution of sampling technology and this particular sound
music  sampling  sounds 
9 weeks ago
Automatically live updating spreadsheet inpsired by Robinhood. Make your own copy!
Add three stocks to a copy of this spreadsheet and see how you'd do at investing.
neato  investing 
9 weeks ago
I Don’t Know How to Waste Time on the Internet Anymore
The other day, I found myself looking at a blinking cursor in a blank address bar in a new tab of my web browser. I was bored. / Samesies via Coudal
boredom 
9 weeks ago
Steve Jobs’ Secret for Eliciting Questions, Overheard at a San Francisco Cafe
I won't distill this article down to the type of questions listed here. It's a quick read, and I feel really good.
thinking  articles  business  management  principles 
9 weeks ago
Make Frontend Shit Again
Heck, I still use tables!
html  fun 
9 weeks ago
The Chicago Neighborhoods
Nice approach to branding the diffrent 'hoods of Chicago. / via DJ
graphic  logos  chicago  neighborhood  logo 
10 weeks ago
Goodwin & Goodwin — Signs with Soul
Lovely video about all sorts of signs / via UnderConsideration
signs 
10 weeks ago
Alphafont 2018
Nice exploration of type from Matt W. Moore
type  typography 
10 weeks ago
How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You
I feel like I am good at empathy, but I also get annoyed. Maybe this will help me cancel the latter out. via CreativeMornings Email Newsletter
thinking  empathy 
11 weeks ago
Kernit.
A typeface inspired by the work of Jim Henson.
type  font  Jim  Henson 
11 weeks ago
1970's in house IBM posters
By Ken White, John Anderson, and Tom Bluhm / via BrandNew
inspiration  posters 
11 weeks ago
Record Label Logos
So. Many. Wonderful. Logos. / via Yewknee
logos 
11 weeks ago
I tried leaving Facebook. I couldn’t
My friend Grace said this was a good read. Adding to my list.
toread  facebook  from instapaper
11 weeks ago
Prince Discography Annotated
The Prince Estate has launched an extensive site (really fancy on desktop computers) of Prince's albums.
music  prince 
12 weeks ago
Leatherman Micra Multi-Tool
I love my Leatherman but I keep it in my glovebox. This would be nice to have on hand all the time. Well, except for airports maybe?
shopping 
12 weeks ago
Logo Pizza - Logos for sale
by Dave Desandro of Metafizzy made these. Next time I have to do a logo I'm tempted to just buy one of these...
branding  design  logo  logos  marketing 
april 2018
Minimalist YouTube
Search for a video, be pleased at the lack of crap. This likely won't be around forever.
youtube  search  video 
april 2018
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