Font Men is a short, behind-the-scenes look at the once most powerful type design studio in the world. The work of Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones has been used by the Wall Street Journal, the President of the United States, and many, many more. This short video takes you inside their process. Watch it and ... continue reading
The follow-up to Christopher Stuart's last book of killer home projects is set to be released in May and it's filled with 30 new DIY outlines to try your hand at. Don't worry, this isn't your girlfriend's Pinterest page, the designs are modern and often boast a hint of ruggedness. Follow the steps to build new lighting ... continue reading
After Nice Laundry launched their Spring/Summer 2014 collection, they sold out of things within 24 hours. Now that they're are back in stock, grab as much as you possibly can before they're long gone. Check out their "Sock Drawer Makeover", which is 18 pairs of fresh, high-quality socks for $99 with free shipping, a fraction of the price you'd pay elsewhere. Plus, they'll recycle all of your old socks for free--whether you're a Rebel or a Prepster, that's some Spring Cleaning you'll actually do this year. Cool Material readers can receive a special, limited-edition bonus pair with their first order. ... check it out
The US Postal Service is celebrating the late Charles Eames birthday by releasing a commemorative 42 cent stamp. The stamp features great 16 different designs from Charles and his wife Ray. You can pick them up at your local post office, and add a little quirk to your mail.