Monday Quick Links: 05.23.11

The Bubble Process is doing a big poster tube giveaway to celebrate five years in business. Check out their blog for the details.

Sadly, at the last minute I had to miss the National Stationery Show this year. Luckily though, there are some great recaps to scroll through on Oh So Beautiful Paper, Design*Sponge, and Brooklyn Bride, among others.

A fun, letterpress alphabet print by John Kane Smith.

I’m incredibly intrigued by The Burning House project, where individuals photograph and list the items they’d take with them if their houses were burning. (via My Modern Met)

A video of Paul Alex Thornton’s process during the making of Skulls and Flowers, a drawing made with Bic pen and watercolor.

1200 Posters just released its latest print, “Treasure curiosity more than certainty.” by Lia Marcoux.

Love this new painting, Handwritten, by Mary Kate McDevitt.

Unfortunately I can’t get to this year’s Brand New Conference in San Francisco, but if you’re lucky enough to be available, you can now buy tickets here.

Fast Company just announced it’s annual list of the Most Creative People in Business, which I always look forward to. If you don’t have a printed copy, you can also explore the 2011 list online.

Good Reads: 99% Conference 2011: Key Insights on Ides Execution


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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