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
Instead of adding knobs, unnecessary features, and other knickknacks to make a better speaker, People People did the exact opposite. The Swedish design agency stripped one bare to create the most beautiful speaker you've never laid eyes on. The glass box holds just the premium audio components and nothing else. The active 2.1 Transparent Speaker comes ready for Wi-Fi devices like Apple's AirPort Express so you can stream music, or plug in your device using the speaker's 3.5mm mini-jack. Pick one up from TheBlueprint.com and you'll get free US shipping, just be prepared for every guest to comment on how awesome it is. ... 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.