Showing posts from category: Inspiration

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Herbert Matter discovery

He, who did this: Which led to this:   And this:   Also did this:   And this:   And this:   Great design isn’t done by accident. And great logos (trust me, I’m trying my hand at making a few) don’t just ‘happen’. And some, which are iconic, it’s like they don’t even seem…

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Suzuki Beane, Love and Life

I grew up with this  amazing book…it was more of my sister’s book (as in, she trashed it with Crayolas long before I was a thought on the horizon), but I loved it. And a few years ago, I held it hostage when I found out on eBay that copies of this amazing mini tome…

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Font Life

It’s so damn easy to get lost in a world of fonts. It’s like smelling different perfumes, they each evoke a different mood, a different emotion. There is so much written on fonts that I’m certainly not going to do it justice in this late hour, but here are my 2 new favs.   Oh,…

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Sliced and diced

It’s amazing how much one can do with so little. Read about Jon Stezaker here…and see more of his work here…if you want. I did. (But I don’t wanna be pushy.)   Via Design Observer

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Radio

I feel in love with radio years ago while doing PowerPoint presentations at night at a consulting (or was it a financial company who helped businesses….??) company. Midtown. East 57th and Lex. I loved that job. I was able to order sushi and a car home too. Ah, the good old days.   It’s harder…

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I’m sick of looking at young people making out

How about a love that withstands skinny jeans, gray hair, my failures…I mean..ONE’S failures. One’s failures. This amazing portrait study is from photographer Lauren Fleishman, and it makes me very happy.   via Swiss Miss

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First Sushi…

And now the Japanese have given me yet another reason to take another look at our American culture and shake my head. First sushi. I love sushi. We have Jalapeño poppers and…wraps. And The Blooming Onion….and I guess they have tempura. But! Ok, hold up. Now Manhole Covers. Right? Shouldn’t we have such beauty everywhere too?…

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Free awesome photos that I don’t know what to do with.

This image (and a ton others) are free for download on Unsplash….and besides having this pure, visceral desire to put inspirational quotes knocked out to white on top of each and every one….I’m not sure what else I’d do with them. But, ok, there you go. Have at it.

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