â€¢ In Fashion’s Secret Helpers, The Wall Street Journal investigates the growing trend of fashion houses reaching out to bloggers and using them as muses as well as sending them free products.
â€¢ Did you know that you are never more than 145 miles away from a McDonald’s by car in the United States? Neither did I.
â€¢ 40 Excellent Illustrator Tutorials is full of overwhelmingly cool stuff. So much to learn, so little time!
â€¢ 10 common typography mistakes.
â€¢ Zo knows hair (hers is always perfect) and is sharing all of her tips and tricks with us mere mortals!
â€¢ The Wall Street Journal has an enlightening article about girls and dieting. 100 fourth-grade girls were interviewed back in 1986 and 75% admitted to being on a diet of some kind. Now many of those girls have just been re-interviewed and talk about their experiences as well as today’s societal pressure (via already pretty).
â€¢ I don’t drink Coke, but I would buy it if they introduced this can.
â€¢ Steve Pavlina dives in an explains how free speech works online.
â€¢ Freelance Switch explains how to decide what you should include in your portfolio.
â€¢ Arial vs. Helvetica is a diagram that points out the differences between the two typefaces.
What are your favorite links of the week?