February 8, 2014

Patronage Package 1 of Duly Discovered


Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That:
Modern Art Explained by Susie Hodge
Discovered via @CasualOptimist

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
by Nir Eyal with Ryan Hoover
Discovered via @FreeAssociation

I Think I Am In Friend-Love With You by Yumi Sakugawa

Typography for Children by Chloe Lan

Nature journal La Hulotte by Pierre Deom

The Lost Carving: A Journey to the Heart of Making by David Esterly
Discovered via National Public Radio

The Art of Rube Goldberg: (A) Inventive (B) Cartoon (C) Genius
by Jennifer George

Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error Paperback
by Kathryn Schulz

Urban Gardening Guide by Millet Studio

Alphabet Journal is “for the people who make a home together”
Discovered via @jasminwong


My Cohabitation: Stuff with History by Amy Azzarito

Letters Numbers & Glyphs by Chris Rushing

Oh Beautiful Beer “celebrates remarkable graphic design from the world of beer”
Discovered via @GiantConf

Drawing and Illustration

Wordless News illustrated by Maria Fabrizio: “One headline per day, vowel and consonant free.”
Discovered via Morning Edition

The Steamboat and The Boat & Whale by Lisa Cartrette

Pointless Diagrams by Josh Lewandowski
Discovered via @rena_tom

Ed Nacional’s illustration of CreativeMorning’s global Theme of Childhood for January 2014
Discovered via Swissmiss

Icons designed by Molly Bramlet for the The Noun Project


The Little Prince: A New York Story at Morgan Library,
Thru April 27, 2014
Discovered via NPR News


Documentary based on movie critic Roger Ebert’s memoir Life Itself

Documentary Finding Vivian Maier makes its debut on March 28, 2014
Discovered via @charliesiskel


Album Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son by Damien Jurado

St. Vincent’s musical exploration and experimentation

Tiny Desk Concert performed by Sisters Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz

Album Give The People What They Want
by Sharon Jones & The Dapkings

Album The River & The Thread by Rosanne Cash

Album Foreverly by Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones—inspired by The Everly Brothers

Album Grass Punks by Tombrosseau

Enjoyed First Listen of new album Too True by Dum Dum Girls


The Freelance Web: “for freelancers working on the web, discussing the everyday ups and downs of freelancing”
Discovered via @GiantConf


“When I was started out, unfortunately, there were no female role models.” Louise Fili
Discovered via @CasualOptimist@PAPress

Anne Almasy’s Open Letter to Weddings Unveiled Magazine
Discovered via @heybrewtiful

Jonathan Adler turned a teacher’s harsh discouragement into success

A Small Act of Kindness Can Make a Big Difference by Ken Wert

Responsive design: “…view it as just another (important!) characteristic of a well-built site.” Tim Kadlec
Discovered via @ramsden, @neilw

Author Sherwood Anderson’s resignation letter
featured by Brain Pickings

How Content Changed in 2013 by Katherine Leonard

Preserving the art of umbrella repair by Thierry Millet of Pep’s Maison

Cards Against Humanity’s Rare, Hilarious Emails by Austin Ray

Print continues to be a remarkable technology…” David Carr
Discovered via @cdixon

“37signals is in it for the long term, and we designed our benefits system to reflect that.” David Heinemeier Hansson

“When you choose to create…you’re choosing to take the time to build.” Rands in Repose’s The Builder’s High
Discovered via Daring Fireball

The UX of Interviewing by Cap Watkins

“Seventy is the new 30—really.” Tyler Brûlé

Interface design of drum machine Oberheim DMX (mid-1980s)

The 5 Best Punctuation Marks in Literature by Kathryn Schulz
Discovered via @H_FJ

“First: everyone on the Internet is a real human being, just like you.” Justin Jackson
Discovered via @ryanevans

Entire collection of British diaries (1.5 million pages), during World War I, digitized to be available on the Web

Pre-Trip Checklist: Everything You Need To Do Between Booking and Packing by Fred Perrotta, Co-Creator of the Tortuga Backpack

8 Picture Books That Make Us Wish We Were Kids Again
by Nicole Cohen

A Boarding Pass Design That’s So Much Better Than What We Have
by Elise Hu
Discovered via @StudyPathology


How Will You Save This Article For Later? by Tyler Hayes
Discovered via @knleo

Patreon: “Be a Patron of the Arts”
Discovered via @scottmccloud


Favourite book cover designs of 2013 selected by The Casual Optimist

3D typographic design by Helen Yentus for book covers and packaging featured by The Casual Optimist

Book cover set A Perfect Day for Salinger by Nellie Le

Morning Has Broken / Mr. Coffee Has Spoken by Simon Ålander

New typeface family Duplicate by Commercial Type
Discovered via Daring Fireball

Typeface Landmark designed by Hoefler & Frere-Jones


Mapping the Highways of the Brain by New York Times
Discovered via @StudyPathology

A video-story accompanying each product by Ink Meets Paper

What will your verse be? by Apple
Discovered via Daring Fireball

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Typeface in graphic is Garamond, originally designed by Claude Garamont (circa 1490–1561) and redesigned (1989) by Robert Slimbach for Adobe.