Michael Chrisman's photo of the Creative Type... →
These kids are losing time where they create beauty every day,” Professor...– The Case for Cursive - NYTimes Related: DOCTUS: the speed, care, and cursiveness with which letters are written.
She’d never seen the word Bombs, blown up to 96 point Futura.” -...– Vampire Weekend
Applied Arts: Bruce Mau Design teaches us “The... →
The NHL's Goal Horns, In Order →
The sound of goals scored in different cities.
Twitter founder’s compelling speech about on-line product design. A recent Vanity Fair profile of Twitter founder Jack Dorsey ends with an anecdote about an inspiring speech he gave to the assembled staff at his new mobile payments startup, Square. The internal “TownSquare” meeting took place on his 34th birthday last November, and it is a remarkable statement by a young CEO who is finding...
Roger Ebert: Remaking my voice | Video on TED.com
U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time →
Ramen Relief in Tokyo - NYTimes.com →
The plan is to bring 2,000 portions of freshly prepared ramen up to Sendai (and other hard-hit areas) every week for a year. “It’s a great idea,” Orkin said. “I don’t know if it’ll be a really organized thing or if it’ll be ad hoc. I think right now it’s very grass roots, there’s a lot of passion and desire.”
To look for a practical purpose in the Space Station is to miss the point—it’s...– Christopher Riley (whose film First Orbit recreates Yuri Gagarin’s trip around the world aboard Vostok 1) here and here
Toronto Standard | Est.1848 →
The Standard lived once before, publishing as a newspaper between 1848-1850. When our predecessor shut its presses, Toronto was a trading village of 23,000. There were no izakayas or charcuterie restaurants, people drove horses and it was still possible to contract rickets. How things have changed. Now we have dog bakeries and yerba mate cafés, smart phones and smart buildings. We don’t care...
When design is good, it celebrates the intelligence of the audience. When it’s...– Tibor Kalman
Gmail Motion BETA →
Adding to Kristina’s April Fool’s Day post, another Google (BETA) prank.