Monday Quick Links: 01.02.12

Happy New Year Readers!!! I hope you had some time to relax and recharge over the holidays. We have lots of exciting things in store for 2012 and we can’t wait to get started. Keep an eye out for some special announcements happening very soon.

I’m a big fan of lists of any kind, so I am particularly fond of all of the “Best of” lists that abound this time of year. So this week’s Quick Links is essentially a compilation of my “Best of” “Best of” lists. Enjoy!

FontsShop’s Best Typefaces of 2011

Fat Company’s 11 Favorite Branding Projects Of 2011

The 99%’s Best of 2011: Our Most Popular Tips, Interviews & Think Pieces

Brand New’s The Best and Worst Identities of 2011, Part I: The Worst

Brand New’s The Best and Worst Identities of 2011, Part II: The Best

Brain Pickings’s The 11 Best Art and Design Books of 2011

Zen Habits’s The Essential Zen Habits of 2011


Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now splits her time between developing brand identities for small businesses and soaking up (and passing along) as much inspiration as she possibly can.

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