November: New leather jackets // Morrissey in San Francisco // Iced coffee, still // Orange, yellow and red leaves // Firewood // Crisp air // Palm Springs escape // Holidays // Family // Winding down // Planning the future // Settling in // Links I loved //
How Jihee Lee Breaks Down the Cultural Boundaries Built By Stereotypes via AIGA Eye On Design.
I was featured this month in Freelance Wisdom! You can read my interview here.
Have you seen the Instagram account Accidentally Wes Anderson? So good!
So this happened: The World’s First Robot Citizen via Forbes.
Cipe Pineles was the first female art director at Condé Nast before she was largely forgotten. A found cookbook brings her back. Love this story via AIGA Eye On Design.
The Unam App for Instagram organization seems pretty cool. Via Nubby Twiglet.
I’ve been loving following Jamie Beck’s year in Provance on her blog and Instagram. I don’t want her to leave!
I’m always looking for new ways to mockup my work…. I haven’t tried it yet, but this looks interesting.
Where are you going? I loved this post from Tobias van Schneider… I’m already thinking of New Year goal-setting. Time flies!
A Quick Guide To Everything You Missed At The Adobe Max Keynote via Webdesigner Depot.
Have you heard of Belletrist? It’s an online platform celebrating great books and the people who read them. I’m always looking for new ways to discover books and I love this one.
Looking for some portfolio site inspiration? I loved this roundup via Webdesigner Depot as well.
Hard Work, Attention to Detail, and Paralyzing Fear: the Ups + Downs of Designing with Anxiety via AIGA Eye On Design. I related so much to this article. Unfortunately, I still don’t think it’s anything I personally can be honest about in the work environment, but I’m glad it’s getting some attention.
The Millennial Walt Disney via New York Mag. I found this article both depressing and fascinating. Is this the new model for museums of the future?
Do you hate Papyrus too? Three different people sent me this SNL short starring Ryan Gosling in one day! Via Digg.
I LOVE this CB2 collaboration with Fred Segal. That palm tree light is everything.
This is great: Photographer Spends Eternity Waiting For Museum Visitors To Match Artworks And The Result Is Worth The Wait via Boredpanda
Freelance Wisdom has quickly become my favorite design blog of late. I love the mix of story-telling and practical advice.
The Tarot Reader. Irving Penn, 1949. Jean Patchett with surrealist artist, Bridget Tichenor, in New York. Image via Pinterest.
I loved the recent Creative Characters newsletter from MyFonts featuring FontYou. So many amazing fonts!
A recent convert to IOS 7, I liked IOS 7 Before and After Pics
In other fonts news…. House Industries for The New Yorker. This New Yorker swoons.
One of my favorite bloggers, Nubby Twiglet, launched her boutique design studio this week… We Are Branch. Good luck and congrats Nubby!
Steven Heller comments on the popularity of a vintage aesthetic: Monograms! Love.
Illustration by Caitlin McGauley
In keeping with my fashion theme this week, instead of the typical design/blog/typography links I usually post, I’d like to share with you all some of my favorite style blogs. Enjoy!
A Girl, A Style
Lust for Life
Image via Gardens and Guns.
Humans of New York is a tumblr a lot of people have been talking about online this week. I like it.
The bloggers behind A Beautiful Mess talk about getting a book deal. (via Nubby Twiglet)
Ten responsive WordPress themes! (via Webdesigners Depot)
I loved discovering the floral illustrations of Alicia Galer (via Miss Moss)
Myfonts picks their Rising Stars this month.
Image by Violeta Niebla via Miss Moss
I loved Miss Moss’s post on Warm Weather photos (my favorite above)
I liked Myfonts latest Creative Characters interview with Rosetta Type Foundry.
I’m a sucker for info graphics and I loved stumbling upon a beautifully designed one for Game of Thrones.
I love the font Rolling Pen over on Myfonts and noticed it’s 30% off this week!
If you’re looking for a good summer read I’d suggest Canada by Richard Ford
Image via North Hawai’i
I’ve been looking into templates for parallax sites because I’m dying to redesign my portfolio in one. I came across this link with some interesting options.
I didn’t know about the Type Mask Tool in Photoshop, did you? I love how Pugly Pixel explains and breaks it down with some great examples.
Spring floral inspiration, if you’d like, over on An Apple a Day.
I loved the recent work by Booth for Secret Garden (via Miss Moss)
On a personal note, a HUGE design project I’ve been working on launched this week! Big relief and am so proud of everyone who was a part of it, I think it turned out great. If you’re as hair-obsessed as I am, and like how-to stuff, this one should be a big hit: Bb.Volume Sessions:A How To Video Series by Bumble and bumble.
Summer is finally here… we made it! I hope everyone has a lovely Memorial Day Weekend.
Image via Rafel Delande
I signed up for the New York City addition of Blogcadamy this week, and couldn’t be more excited.
I spent a lot of time on Dribbble this week and this one shot particularly stood out- I love the hand-drawn type and photography.
I loved the post Miss Moss did on artist Katrin Coetzer this week and her “Honeymoon” series.
I liked listening to this playlist over on Grown-Up Shoes.
Enjoy the weekend!
Image via Honestly, WTF
One of the most fascinating things I stumbled upon this week: The Most Detailed (and illegal) Picture of the Internet.
I’ve been fascinated by Vine ever since it came out, as a fun way to tell stories with moving images (still haven’t quite mastered it myself) so reading this story this week really inspired me!
I was in New Orleans this past week for the annual Jazz Festival and was fascinated by the city. I came across these great vintage photographs taken in the 1930’s of Mardi Gras in New Orleans
I love house/apt. tours of any kind. I really enjoyed this post on Design Sponge of designer Jessica Walsh’s apartment.
Image found over on J.Crew’s Pinterest board via Karlie Kloss
This week I had fun pinning for My Shoe Story
I haven’t had time to play with them yet, but a big THANK YOU to Chris Bannister for posting these free responsive web wireframes.
Magical Unicorn typeface?
I always appreciate a well-designed menu, loved discovering The Art of the Menu over on Under Consideration.
I couldn’t resist buying a new iPhone case this week once I laid my eyes on these guys from Rifle Paper Co.