Creatives I admire
You can thank me later
Straight from the About page:
Unnecessary Inventions is the design project of Matt Benedetto. He creates products that solve problems that don’t really exist by creating products that no one is really asking for.
Don’t take my word for it. See for yourself here.
We are balloons
Masayoshi Matsumoto is a self taught balloon artist who realistically creates creatures using only balloons!
The COVID sign archives
Although as of this date we are still living this, I thought it would be important to share this ongoing collection of Pandemic Graphics and Covid Posters Archive.
It is a growing list. If you would like to contribute go here >>
Design vs Art
“…imagination has to be tamed to serve a practical purpose. Otherwise, it’s art. Art is a blue-sky venture. Design is a planned activity with specific goals.”
Photo by Carolina Sánchez on Unsplash
If you could redesign covers of books you’ve read
As a personal project (unpublished) graphic designer Jenny Volvovski redesigned covers for books she has read. And if you want to see the covers of books she designed but did not read check out her design agency ALSO here.
The best lesson of high school
My favorite excerpt from Seth Godin’s writing on “The persistence of hierarchy and status roles” is this:
The best lesson of high school might be that everyone has a noise in their heads, everyone feels uncomfortable and everyone would appreciate a little kindness and respect.
Amen to that!
Read the full article here, which by the way, begins with an anecdote about the indi band REM.