Link Love: 4.22.10

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• The Magazine Cover Archive is devoted to helping keep inspirational magazine design alive. It has collected thousands of magazine covers from various titles that can be instantly viewed.

• Brand New Classroom is “publishing identity work from students around the world who tackle redesigns of well-known brands as a class assignment. The focus will be as much on the final result as the process to get there.” If you’d like to submit your work to be critiqued, click here.

• Swooooonworthy: Scandinavian logos from the 60s and 70s.

• I love viewing photo essasys of people’s daily routines. Kris Atomic’s is especially beautiful.

• Just a few hours after he died in 1955, someone snapped a photo of Albert Einstein’s desk.

• How do you cope with client fallout?

• I wish I had the time to do this! Create your own Penguin book cover! You can download templates and whip up your own version – a perfect self-initiated project. (thanks, final fashion)

• Graphic design through the decades has a special roundup this week of design examples from the 1950s.

• “You ever think about how in, like, a Tom Hanks movie, everyone lives in a reality in which there’s no such person as Tom Hanks? Because otherwise, people would be mistaking the main character for Tom Hanks all the time? Yeah….me neither.

• Find out what goes into designing Selfridge’s store window displays. It’s waaaaay more work than you think!




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