Monday Quick Links

Mama’s Sauce is generously offering you almost 200 300 dpi bitmaps of created from scanning their collection of vintage letterpress plates. Score!

Jolby will be opening a new show, “Shapes & Smiles”, in San Diego on December 16th. Here’s a sneak peek at the work.

The Post Family just launched a holiday gift guide. Some great stuff there.

Some of Sharon Montrose’s lovely prints launched on 20×200 this week. Unfortunately a lot of the smaller sizes are sold out already, but you can still get a selection of the larger ones.

63 Notable Design Books of 2011

Here’s an awesome time lapse video of a mural created by Dan Cassaro for the Ace Hotel New York.

I love this 2012 calendar, which was designed to inspire artists on a daily basis, by Alexander C. Sprungle.

Wise words from Kate Bingaman Burt.

Good Reads: Taking Care of Business: Part 1, (Parts of) Women in Design, Storytelling and Real Storytelling, Dear Students, Milton Glaser on New Yorkers: ‘For Better or Worse You’re Here, and Doomed to Be Here’.

Can’t Miss Videos: Projection on the Bridge – Immersive Surfaces – As Above, So Below; Move, Learn, Eat.


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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