Monday Quick Links: 02.01.10

Quick Links

Check out the first issue of the The Only Shape magazine, a publication focused on creativity.

McFancy a project by the Cool Hunter.

Smashing Magazine’s round-up of interesting business cards.

The Selby goes behind the scenes at Mast Brothers.

Neenah Paper’s Color Unleashed is “a tool that uses color psychology to build smarter, more useful color palettes”.

Jason Santa Maria updated his recommended reading list.

Typo-Graphical has posted a new interview with L’Atlas.

“Common Courtesy is a program for disseminating rules that are typically considered ‘unspoken,’ by use of a collection of manuals which explain the etiquette required to facilitate efficient and enjoyable experiences in public places.” In March 2010, Common Courtesy will launch Violation Report, a site that will allow followers of the manuals to report rule breakers online, upload their own reports, browse those of others, and find printable tickets to distribute individually. Keep an eye out.

The Humanity Fragrance is a collaboration between three Brooklyn designers. 100% of the proceeds will fund the building of a public art project.

Soulellis recaps Michael Beirut’s Creative Mornings talk.


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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