May 1, 2014

Patronage Package 4 of Duly Discovered


ProofHub: “Web-based project management and collaboration tool”
Note: Recommended in comment to my Interview of Krisa Engler

Typekit Practice
Discovered via Daring Fireball


DESIGN + SOLVE: “journey from creative nerd to UX Designer”

Gurafiku by Ryan Hageman: “visual research surveying the history of graphic design in Japan”


“Capital in the Twenty-First Century” by Thomas Piketty

“The Public Library: A Photographic Essay” by Robert Dawson

“Content Strategy at Work: Real-world Stories to Strengthen Every Interactive Project” by Margot Bloomstein

“Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration” co-written by Amy Wallace

“Handmade to Sell” by Kelly Rand

“One Bite at a Time: Nourishing Recipes for Cancer Survivors and Their Friends” by Rebecca Katz
Discovered via National Public Radio

“Sound Play: Video Games and the Musical Imagination” by William Cheng
Discovered via LinkedIn


Logos by Rusty C. Cook


Skill Exchange’s summer-skills workshops for “novice grillers, local beer enthusiasts, and serious picnic seekers”
Discovered via @rena_tom

Exhibition “The Unified Field” of paintings and drawings by Filmmaker David Lynch at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum


Teaser by Kaitlyn Chandler for Nashville chapter of CreativeMornings

“Mike Langley, Sign Painter, Vassilaros & Sons Coffee Company” by Dress Code
Discovered via I Love Typography

“Showrunners”: “First feature-length documentary exploring fascinating world of U.S. television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them”

“Beth” dramatized by Brian Billow and Bob Winter
Discovered via @DuaneKing
Note: KISS was inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during April 2014

“MAKING IT”: “daily struggles of making a living, staying creative, and making it all up as we go along”
Discovered via Laughing Squid via @rena_tom

“This Is a Generic Brand Video” by Dissolve, inspired by Kendra Eash
Discovered via Daring Fireball


“The most affordable, automatic sit-to-stand desk” by Steven Yu

“Chicago Design Museum—2014 Summer Exhibition” by Tanner Woodford


“Yo Lunch Bag Pattern” illustrated by Melissa Dettloff

“Reading Books In The Digital Age” illustrated by Max Holyoke-Hirsch


42nd album “Blue Smoke” by Dolly Parton

“Lighght” by Kishi Bashi


“New Shoe: 1942” posted by Shorpy

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez writing: newsprint, typewriter, suit

Lettering of “Red, White & Brew: 1943” posted by Shorpy


“The Lit Show” by Joe Fassler: “a weekly literary radio show based at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop”


“Gatsby” jewelry by Yield

“Donuts DO make the world go round!” print by Nourish Notes

Pattern postcards by Alison Yard Medland for Gilah Press

StandDesk: “The most affordable, automatic sit-to-stand desk”


Vox: “publishing stories and the interviews behind them in parallel”
by Nieman Lab
Discovered via Daring Fireball

“The Duke Ellington School of the Arts celebrates its 40th anniversary”
by Susan Stamberg

“For the Children’s Sake, Put Down that Smartphone”
by Patti Neighmond

“Small Businesses Fight Big-Box Stores by Specializing”
by Sonari Glinton

“Why Bill Gates Fights Diseases Abroad, Not at Home”
by David Greene

“The Price War Over The Cloud Has High Stakes For The Internet”
by Elise Hu

“As Shakespeare Turns 450, ‘Hamlet’ Tour Makes The World A Stage”
by Renee Montagne

“A Scientific Experiment: Field Trips Just for Teachers”
by Lina Lutton

“A Lifetime’s One Regret” by Giles Turnbull

“Innoveracy: Misunderstanding Innovation”
by Horace Dediu
Discovered via Daring Fireball

“Prince Fans, Prepare for the Deluge”
by Michaelangelo Matos

“Designer as facilitator: meetups, teamwork, and deliverables”
by Erica Heinz

“How One Michigan City is Sending Kids to College Tuition-Free”
by Michel Martin

“No Laptops, No Wi-Fi: How One Café Fired Up Sales”
by Annie Russell

“Mind Over Milkshake: How Your Thoughts Fool Your Stomach”
by Alix Spiegel

“‘Grapes Of Wrath’ Is 75, But Its Depictions Of Poverty Are Timeless”
by Lynn Neary

“Caring for Wounded Vet a Burden Family Gladly Shares”
by National Public Radio

“100-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Plucked from Baltic Sea”
by Scott Neuman

“Technology’s Man Problem”
by Claire Cain Miller

Typography and New York City’s history in Tobias Frere-Jones’ first blog post
Discovered via Daring Fireball

“Changing The Face Of Astronomy Research”
by Beth Fertig


Studio Magazine’s Chicago issue of workspaces featured by Dwell
Discovered via @RefinedHaystack

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