things i like, things that make me smile, and things that make me ask questions... take a look, smile with me or ask a question with me.
Calomino’s hand-painted signs
A lovely collection of signs and hand-painted skateboards by São Paulo illustrator and sign painter, Caetano Calomino, over on behance. Some are just for practice but look great.
Make art like John Cage.
Most famously know for 4’ 33” - silence.
Regardless of whether it’s ink on paper or pixels on a screen, the general principles don’t change.Chip Kidd via October 2013 Wired magazine (via designinfo) Design Info
If you flip a coin an infinite number of times, is it statistically possible to get heads every time?ofmollusksandmen
It's Okay To Be Smart
Nope, because you’d never stop flipping it.
The 1% in 1916 – nearly a century ago, this newspaper ad uses the income inequality trope that became a cultural meme after Occupy Wall Street. For comparison, the 1% in 2013 make about $40,000 a year. Pair with this visualization of the 1% vs. the 99% and everything in between.
Made With Paper | FiftyThree
How to Make a Book
Earlier this month, we revealed Book, a collaboration with Moleskine, makers of the legendary notebook. Now you can create custom-printed journals right from Paper. It’s the simplest and most beautiful way to bring your ideas to life and share them with others. (After all, holidays are right around the corner.)
Books are easy to make. Here’s how:
1. Open Paper and select the journal you want. Tap on Share arrow.
2. Select “Print a Book.”
3. Pick a cover color (or classic black hardcover).
4. Select up to 15 pages.
5. Pick the number of Books you want. Log in or create an account to place your order.
Illustrations made with Paper by Mattia Labadessa
I needed to post this because someone got me thinking about the Chicago World’s Fair by recommending me a book that takes place in this historical architectural event: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson.