Posts Tagged ‘interesting things in the world’

More from the UK! This + clotted cream + scone = best thing ever. More views from the Great Court at the British Museum. Elderly people crossing in Moreton-In-Marsh. The Marshmallow in Moreton-In-Marsh. Advertisements

Thought so. Have been in London for the past few days with spotty internet access- in the Cotswalds now with great internet access. Who knew? Anyway, it was my first time in London and I loved it. SO much history but also such a modern and well designed city. Here are a few “design highlights”: […]



Found via TweeLass, a stamp map of the world by UK based designer Marc Alcock. So cool.



I love GOOD Magazine. I was reminded about their Transparency column by design work life yesterday. The entire magazine is incredibly well designed, but the Transparency column is a special highlight. Done in collaboration with a different designer each month,  infographics are used to address current issues. The archives are here in the GOOD flickr […]



So, Help Remedies (that’s have been popping up all over the internet- spotted it most recently on yes, please– mostly due to their super fun and witty packaging.  Observe: The best thing though, on their website, is a tab called “bored?” which gives you the option to click on “help I’m bored“. Here you will […]

I don’t think it’s any secret that I’m a big fan of Design Sponge. Beautiful site, great content- can’t get enough! I’ve seen the individual Design Guide posts often and always take a quick look- I don’t travel all that much but the guides are very thoughtful and detailed and always authored by someone who […]

Via Boing Boing and Dezeen, Ink Calendar by Oscar Diaz. Check out the Dezeen link for more pics and a full description of how it works.



Interesting and beautiful embroidery by Joetta Maue. Discovered via fly.



Ok- so I’ve actually known about this for a while and have been meaning to write about it here for several months. Sorry for holding out on you. Did you know that you can design your own Converse? As I write this, I’m wearing a pair of light grey Converse Chuck Taylors which were incredibly […] is LIVE! It’s still a work-in-progress but it’s there and that’s something, right? Baby steps, people. The shop is coming sooooon…