Everything but fireworks in this edition of Quipsologies.
What is possibly a more natural way of shelving books, while one element provides a place to sit, read and work inside the shelves. (puppy not included, but lighting is).
Corey Arnold is a freelance photographer, Alaska crab fisherman, and co-founder and editor of Fisk Magazine, a new international “Cultural” fishing magazine which will launch in September 2006.
Emulating life. Community. Hand-crafted and do-it-yourself design. And Transformation are the four topics of the upcoming National Design Triennial. [PDF] [Speak Up happily sits in Community]
Nice typographic TV ad for MetLife. [Click on Watch T.V.] [Looks much better on an actual T.V.]
Turn your old Nintendo into something a little less obsolete.
Too young to consider Photoshop CS the first version? Or too old to remember the first version of Photoshop? Let nostalgia seep in with these screen shots.
One writer wonders if memorable experiences can happen on the web.
An odd, yet funny recipe pumped into Gmail while looking in the Spam folder. Look above the delete button.
These tips to tweak your resume apply as much to designers as IT professionals, since we both deal with a lot of business communication and technology.
An interesting use of Ajax for a timeline and its text content.
Of course, most of us know this, but here’s an easy way to go about it that creates the code: make your email into an image using this web-app, and protect yourself from spam! The only question is, What does SafeMail do with all the email addresses entered?
According to the Guardian Unlimited, Coca-Cola is making bold moves in the advertising world, in an attempt to reposition themselves globally and across new media such as the internet and mobile communications.
Bad weather at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida has delayed the launch of Discovery to Tuesday, July 4, at 2:38 p.m. EDT.
Now, about that logo: “This is the most confusing logo… It looks like the Space Shuttle is having sex with a helicopter during the birth of Jesus.” — Conan O’Brien, June 29, 2006.
And I thought that I was a funky white boy.
Take a look at the back of the US 20 dollar bill. See that big elm tree to the right of the White House? Gone.
An exhaustive collection of Bob Dylan ticket stubs and posters.
Carolita Johnson is a New Yorker cartoonist with an outlet for her rejected cartoons.
A stamp design commemorating graphic design. Canada Post commissioned Vancouver’s Ion Design to design a stamp in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada. The fun part is that it’s a really weird little typographic beaver, and I mean that as a compliment. This is one of the few times that two clichés have a happy collision. The cliché of the beaver for Canada, with the cliché of the typographic picture (using, predominantly, the characters for “gdc 50”) has resulted in a quirky, cute, and attractive stamp. Look for it soon on letters from me to you.