Daily Archives: May 19, 2011

Link Love: 5.19.11

link love typography


link love

Painting by Michael Cina.


• Have you visited the Lost Type Co-op? You can buy fonts based on the pay-what-you-want model and and the designers get 100% of the donations their font receives!

• Strive to remain authentic. How to build a thriving blog by being yourself.

• I love this little snippet: a logo doesn’t need to say what a company does.

• Super awesome type inspiration from the 1899 Hamilton Wood Type catalog.

• Anna of D16 just posted about Lipstick Queen Chinatown Glossy Pencils and I love everything I’m seeing from the color to the jumbo sharpener to the great packaging — must try immediately!

• How cool is the SLR camera simulator?!

• Did you know that Michael Jackson liked to place his own order at the fast food drive-through?

• If you’re wondering how to get people motivated, read this snippet from Dale Carnegie’s classic How to Win Friends and Influence People.

• A 42 year old woman who has seemingly accomplished everything writes Cary Tennis and wonders why she never got married.

• I love the type and hilarious photos in this French Letraset typeface catalog from 1977.

• I don’t condone smoking but YSL is making some pretty chic cigarettes.

• Setting personal and professional boundaries for your blog.

• I’m inspired by the Health is Wealth post over at Verhext about striving to make better choices with our food and eating habits. We can all use a reminder sometimes and it’s super helpful to see how other people are doing it.

• Why creative people need to be eccentric.