Monday Quick Links: 09.05.11

Good morning readers! It’s Labor Day here in the States, so I am taking off after the Quick Links. There’s more to come tomorrow, so stay tuned…

This week marked the launch of the Wood Type Revival Store! As one of the original Kickstarted backers, I am psyched to see this project come to fruition. The shop currently features four fonts with more to come. And what’s even better, each of them are also available on TypeKit for use on the web.

I already have the smaller version of Hammerpress’s “No Whining” print hang right above my desk in my office—it’s a perfect, fun reminder to stay positive—but now Urban Outfitters is carrying a larger, white version that I definitely may have to find a home for.

The 2012 They Draw and Cook calendar is now available for purchase.

This interactive, robotic wine installation is pretty darn impressive.

Help Ink will feature a new and exclusive poster by one of the country’s top artists and illustrators every two weeks. When you buy a poster you will also have the opportunity to choose a charity that will receive some of the proceeds. Great idea.

This past week there was an interesting debate over whether all designers should know how to code. Both Frank Chimero and Andy Mangold formulated responses from different perspectives.

beta620 is the home of various experimental projects from the New York Times—definitely a site to keep your eye on.

The Typography of Sanborn New York City Maps is absolutely gorgeous.

Good Reads: How do you deal with unpaid invoices?, 20 Ways to Tell a Better Brand Story, A World Map That Doubles as a Bio of Its Creator.


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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