â€¢ The Book Design Review shares its favorite book covers of 2009.
â€¢ Steve Pavlina’s 11 Ways to Gain Clarity is chock-full of timeless, solid advice. He says, “Iâ€™m sure youâ€™ve read that clarity and focus are important qualities for success. Decide what you want, and then pursue it with passion and energy. But what if youâ€™re feeling uncertain and donâ€™t have a lot of clarity about your future direction? What if you canâ€™t decide what youâ€™d like to do next? This is a common problem, especially for todayâ€™s 20-somethings who are growing up in a world of unprecedented change. Fortunately there are many actions you can take and mental adjustments you can make that will help you shift from uncertainty to certainty.”
â€¢ The best movie posters of the decade. So much good stuff!
â€¢ Freelance Switch shares tips on how to stay productive over the holiday break.
â€¢ According to swissmiss, CardsInk “is for notecard design what Threadless is for T-Shirts. Itâ€™s a place where you can buy cards that are crowdsourced designs by its audience. The users vote on cards and the highest rated ones get printed. The designer gets paid $100. If they reprint the card the designer gets $50 for each reprint.”
â€¢ Could you read one book a week for an entire year?
â€¢ Amazing! A bunch of scans of the original plans for the Eiffel Tower.
â€¢ If you’ve ever had any questions about applying foundation, Amelia Arsenic answers them all!