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m/m (paris)

While they are no longer available to purchase, you can virtually savor these posters by m/m (paris).

Tactile Patterns

Pattern Matters is an interesting project exploring the use of pattern in graphic design, and the tactile experience of creation and use. With the project, calendar months become playful in constructed paper wheels which turn each day.

Cut & Fold Cities

Artist Ingrid Siliakus intricately builds architectural forms from cut and folded paper, creating some exquisite cityscapes in her creations. Her Paper Architecture series is on view in Amsterdam at Erve Kots until February 29.

(Via My Modern Met)

An Icon Library

A great icon can say it a lot, fast. The Noun Project acknowledges this, and provides a great resource as a free, virtual library of black and white icons. Peruse the simple and easy to use website, and download anything from a happy skulls to a jumping cheerleader symbol.

(Via Wham)

Holstee Manifesto

“This is your life. Do what you love, and do it often.” The Holstee Manifesto poster is a terrific typographic print full of great inspirational reminders, all crafted on “an old-school mid-20th century Heidelberg letterpress machine.”

Edible Type

(via MOCO)

Roald Dahl Characters in the Mail

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s children’s classic book The BFG. In celebration, the UK Royal Mail is honoring Dahl and longtime illustrator Quentin Blake with a special edition set of stamps. Each stamp features some of the most beloved characters from Dahl’s books, including James and the Giant Peach, The Witches, Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and of course, The BFG.

(via The Guardian)

The Future of Food

Icon Magazine’s latest issue is a look at food design from the architects and designers who ask important questions about why industrially produced food looks the way it does to the playful objects of Martí Guixé.

Paula Scher Maps

Designers & Books Notable Book of 2011… Paula Scher Maps
“As art, its gorgeous; as a process, its a lesson in obsession; and as a narrative, its storytelling at its best.” — Alissa Walker

A Tribute to the Ampersand

Via Pentagram


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