Monday Quick Links: 07.23.12

Matt Stevens has a brand new site!

I have my eye on these security pattern paper bags from Present & Correct.

Your Logo is Not Hardcore.  Side note: I have to say I really do like some logos that employ this trend, but I never understood why it blew up to such a huge degree. More often than not it’s used in situations where it doesn’t make sense conceptually.

Kelli Anderson reveals her process for the OFFBOOK logo.

Take the Good Fucking Design Advice pledge.

Feast your eyes on some vintage lettering goodness: The Handpainted Signs of Old Atlanta.

A List Apart published their summer reading issue.

A great proposal for US Olympic posters.

I walked by and admired these gigantic, hand-painted movie advertisements every day for years, so it’s amazing to read about the process.

Good Reads: The Personality Layer, Are You Giving Your Users Positive Feedback?


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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