Monday Quick Links: 06.06.11

I’ve got quite a few Quick Links for you today—enjoy!

If you’re in search of a unique Father’s Day gift, this guide by Wantist may help. (It also doesn’t hurt that the site is easy on the eyes—it was carefully crafted in HML5 using Typekit.)

Moosylvania has launched a shop selling 15 unique prints to benefit relief for Joplin, Mississippi Missouri. All proceeds from the sale will be donated to United Way to help the cause.

The folks who started They Draw and Cook just launched a new site, They Draw and Travel—really excited about this one.

I love these new letterpress art prints on Felt & Wire by Tag Team Tompkins.

Scouting New York found a LOST-style plane in the woods of New Jersey. Wow.

I’m loving all of the typography Eight Hour Day came across in Miami.

If you’re like me and watching Game of Thrones without having read the books, you might find this infographic somewhat helpful to keep all of the characters straight.

P.S.Type has started a Kickstarter project to turn Quatro into a complete type family. Check it out and back the project right here.

In other typography news, Jessica Hische released her second typeface, Brioche.

Good Reads:How to (Gracefully) Manage Your Critics, The 2011 Idea Execution Audit, Developing Your Creative Practice: Tips from Brian Eno, Creating Harmonious Color Schemes, 72 Hours at the Venice Biennale.

Must-see Videos: A Book Apart Story, ALMA by Rodrigo Blaas, Hey You! What Song Are You Listening To? (also see the map here).


  1. […] While this map might not be to scale (not even close) it’s still fun to look at and recognize places I’ve been to! Illustrators and even non-artisans can submit their work to They Draw & Travel to be showcased on the site. From their website: “Each map is one-of-a-kind, highlighting off-the-beaten path sites and activities that are local favorites. You won’t find anything like this in a guidebook!” I can’t choose a favorite map, check them out and let me know which one is yours! Found via designworklife’s Monday Quick Links.  […]

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