Monday Quick Links: 09.27.10

Quick Links

Pantone certainly is stamping its brand all over everything, the latest being these colorful Visa cards.

New York is Full of Interesting People, a print by Lydia Nichols.

Two books I’m looking forward to picking up: Orla Kiely’s Pattern and Vera: The Art and Life of an Icon

A simple lesson every budding designer should learn: How to Kern Type Perfectly

Looking forward to flipping through Jon Stewart’s new book, Earth, in person after seeing this sneak peek at Pentagram.

Not that I condone smoking, but here this collection of vintage cigarette labels is pretty darn cool. (via Rifle)

Another 2011 calendar I’m really excited about: 6 Standing Animals from Kate’s Paperie.

Dekar is the latest free font release from Font Fabric.

Good Reads: How Can Brands Survive if We’re Drowning in Media, Using Emotion to Win Clients, Where Good Ideas Come From, The Creative Brief: A Research Project



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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