Monday Quick Links: 08.23.10

Quick Links

Lot’s of links for you on this gray, rainy Monday in New York. Enjoy!

Good news: looks like the Hyperactivity Typography workbook will be available from Gestalten in October.

A Designer’s Guide to the new Pantone Plus System.

The United States currency gets a thoroughly modern redesign courtesy of Dowling Duncan.

A great resource: Design is History

I’m itching to try out this project: Turn Old Paperbacks into Custom Hardbacks.

250 Beautiful Typography T-shirts.

I’m loving all of the advancements allowing us to use better type on the web. And along those lines, Web Type, by Font Bureau, looks to be a similar service to TypeKit.

Like many others, I agree that the onslaught of minimalist series is getting a bit tired, but something about the style and colors of these Minimalistic Album Covers makes me love them.

As one half of a husband and wife design team, I am thoroughly enjoying idsgn’s Design Love series, the latest featuring Vignelli Associates.

Good read: What advice would you give to a graphic design student?

As previously mentioned on Twitter, I’m loving the latest Desktop Wallpaper Project on Kitsune Noir.


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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