Centuries before the ubiquitous Starbucks logo, we had these coffee-house keepers’ tokens of the 17th century, from a history of how coffee changed the world.
We lost the great Maurice Sendak, creator of Where the Wild Things Are, on May 8, 2012 – these are his little-known and lovely vintage Velveteen Rabbit illustrations circa 1960.
Happy birthday, Saul Bass, greatest graphic designer of all time.
Now that the numbers are in on same-sex marriage, many Republicans are falling like dominos all over themselves to express their support for something that only a few months ago they steadfastly claimed to stand against. They’ll probably soon claim that this is how they felt all along, and they were simply too hamstrung by politics to be able to say what they really meant. Well, okay. In the spirit of openheartedness and what life is really all about, I’ll go so far as to say that the fear of others may mask some deep-seated desire to understand, and maybe even to love. Because really, what is there to be afraid of?
Among the most beautiful is toska.
Wisdom on design from Bruce Mau and other famous graphic designers.
Collected wisdom from Saul Bass and other legendary graphic designers.
Artist Jake Fried makes mesmerizing, psychedelic animated shorts by layering ink, gouache, white-out and coffee.
RIP, reconstructionist Mary Thom, who changed the voice of feminism and made women feel visible and heard.