Monday Quick Links: 04.16.12

Check us out on page 50 of the latest issue of Uppercase Magazine, where we interviewed the incredibly talented Kelli Anderson.

If you missed Paula Scher’s recent critiques of the AIGA’s Justified competition, the essays and discussions are must reads. Check out Part 1 here and the follow-up here. AIGA’s Executive Director Richard Grefe also wrote his own piece on the topic.

Present & Correct always finds the best vintage specimens, like these old razor blade wrappers.

Abstract City, a limited edition silk screen poster by Christoph Neimann, is available for purchase.

Find the hidden storybook characters.

100 Designers/100 Books

Simon Walker launched a new site featuring his type and lettering work:

I picked up a copy of Design is a Job by Mike Montiero when it was released last week. I haven’t had a chance to read it yet, but it’s getting rave reviews. Pick your copy up right here.

This iOs app icon template is genius—saved me so much time this past week.

Disappointed I missed this recent talk: The Dos and Donts of Graphic Design With Studio Lin.

Good Reads: Designing Type SystemsThe World Happiness Report Explains What Makes People HappyThe New Google+ Is More Beautiful Than Facebook (But It Doesn’t Matter), Confidence vs. Shyness.


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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