The Man Who Created Papyrus, The Other Most Hated Font

Full Article @ FastCoDesign.com CHRIS COSTELLO SOLD PAPYRUS FOR THE EQUIVALENT OF $2,500 WHEN HE WAS 23. HE NEVER COULD’VE GUESSED HOW BIG IT WOULD BECOME—OR HOW REVILED. You’ve probably never heard of Chris Costello, but there’s a good chance you hate him. Outside of Comic Sans...

10 Must-Listen Architecture and Design Podcasts

Podcasts Okay, there are way more than 10 must-listen too podcasts, and below are 7 of my favorites. Is there a form of media that compliments city living better than podcasting? Whether it keeps commuters company during a morning train ride or provides a soundtrack for a stroll...

INSIDE THE MIND OF DAVID AIREY

David Airey, best-selling author, brand identity designer and blogger out of Ireland, is one of those names I cross paths with frequently in my exploration of the industry and a.m. reads. With a continuous flow of 1,000,000 page views between Logo Design Love, DavidAirey.com...

Designer Dad Illustrates The Weirdest Things He Has Actually Said To His Kids

Bored Panda Link Nathan Ripperger, a U.S. designer and video producer, has come up with a hilarious way to catalog the bizarre and hilarious conversations one can have when raising children. His series of posters, called “Things I’ve Said To My Children,” shares some of the...

It’s Not Warming

  Milton Glaser Takes on Global Dying Milton Glaser, the legendary designer who came up with the “I [Heart] NY” logo, has a new campaign focused on climate change, featuring a green and black planet Earth and the tagline “It’s Not Warming. It’s...

Designers: Always check your sources!

Deadspin Link: The New Browns Facility’s Walls Are Full Of Fake Quotes From Deadspin: This past August, the Cleveland Browns unveiled their newly renovated training facility to the local press. The four-month, $5 million project to transform the Browns’ home into a mid-grade,...

Milton Glaser: Certainty Is A Closing Of The Mind

Iconic designer and New York Magazine founder Milton Glaser, discovered his vocation when he was 5 years old. He didn’t know the “how” or the precise path. But he did know he had to create. To draw. To design. To make. Eighty-four years into life, Glaser’s body of work is...

In Turkey, Residents Unite To Paint Stairways In The Colors Of The Rainbow

The staircases of the neighborhoods of Findikli and Cihangir in Istanbul have undergone a makeover as Huseyin Cetinel has decided to paint them in all colors of the rainbow.Done to make people smile, the retired forestry engineer spent nearly US$800 on this endeavor, taking four...

Upcycled: Bike racks made from old bicycles

Is that my old bike in there? I spent the weekend in LA, and spotted this outside Café Gratitude in Venice Beach. Great design solution. Interesting, recycled, visually delicious, tons of places to lock your bike. Sturdy enough to sit on too. –Tom

12 Places for Design Inspiration

Where do you get inspiration? Some places online to check out. One of the best ways to expand your creativity is to take in as much inspiration in the fields of design, art, photography, typography and more. By exposing yourself to the creative word of others you’ll be able to...