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 months spent designing a mind-bending range of patterns, mastering the newest knitting technologies, and pulling impeccably dynamic color palettes, Nice Laundry is proud to announce their epic Fall/Winter 2014 collection. The $99 sock drawer makeover (18 pairs) is still their most popular offering, allowing you to load up on high-quality socks for a fraction of the price you'd pay anywhere else. Plus, they'll recycle your old socks for free. It's a perfect fresh start for fall. Cool Material readers can even get a special edition bonus pair and free US shipping 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.