Category Archives: Link Love

Link Love: 7.31.14

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Nubby Twiglet | Camille Walala

• The simple truth about how to get booked up and sell stuff.

This typeface defined the 1980s…but you’ve probably never heard of it.

• A hilarious Pinterest board of things that don’t need to exist.

• Got a job interview coming up? Here’s 20 questions to ask or be ready to answer!

20 signs that you’re succeeding in life, even if you don’t feel like you are.

• Are you suffering from a case of internet outrage?

• I love this post: Everything is wonderful. Everything is terrible.

• Joy Cho shares her thoughts on the changing world of blogging.

• Between 1935 and 1938, Berenice Abbott snapped photographs of various streets and storefronts across New York. Check out what’s still intact today.

• If something isn’t working for you, stop torturing yourself. Just stop doing it!

• How to ride a bike in a skirt.

• The Fresh Exchange shares the tools that are in their blog’s productivity toolbox.

• For your next design comp, why not use social good ipsum and give it a compassionate spin?

• It’s time to kick those excuses to the curb.

• J. Crew recently introduced XXXS sizing. Is this vanity sizing at its most extreme or just a case of catering to new international markets?

• Female entrepreneurs offer advice on conquering 7 career roadblocks.

• The daily schedules of creative geniuses.


Photo: Camille Walala.
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Link Love: 7.25.14

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Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Kinfolk Magazine

• When you have too many ideas, what should you do with them?

• It’s possible to help people AND earn money.

• I was one of 22 young influencers interviewed about my thoughts on businesses marketing to millennials.

• 9 things designers do that they’d never admit!

• Sting isn’t leaving any money for his kids. Here’s his reasoning.

• 10 very harsh critiques of famous buildings!

• How to wire your own hanging modern lamp.

• 12 free fonts that work great for headlines and titles.

• How do you differentiate between taking risks with your life and career versus being reckless?

• How do you request the final payment you’re owed from a client?

• I was just interviewed by fellow blogger Allison and we chatted about juggling multiple businesses, life in Portland and much more.

• This is a great history lesson on how New York City cleaned up its graffiti problem on subway cars.

• Made me laugh: the essential guide to summer fruit.

• The most legendary pizza delivery guy in existence.

• Why is the internet so blue?


Photo: Mark Sanders for Kinfolk Magazine.
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Link Love: 7.17.14

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Nubby Twiglet | Andrew Jason Leung

• It’s a blog eat blog world out there. Here are the best practices for blogging success.

• 653 free typography resources!

• The key to having more money in your wallet is dropping the fear.

• Richard Branson discusses the right way to multitask.

• Here’s how to create bright and sharp images with your iPhone.

• Make some frozen raspberry champagne!

• 100 brilliant print advertisements.

• 5 types of original content that you can produce for your blog.

Three things your blog is missing that could be costing you new clients and sales.

• 22 brutally honest landing page critiques.

• 7 reasons you should fire your client.


Photo: Andrew Jason Leung.
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Link Love: 7.10.14

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Nubby Twiglet | Con Poulos

• 5 tips for Twitter to help grow your brand.

• If you’re still trying to find your voice as a writer, Alexandra Franzen has some advice for you.

• What’s the best way to spend a dollar?

• Steve Pavlina just dumped all of his social media accounts. Whether you agree with his choice or not, it’s an interesting read.

• Now that it’s summer, here’s a roundup of all natural bug sprays.

• In the beginning, one of the hardest parts about being a designer is managing client feedback and not taking it personally.

This site compiles brand guidelines from popular online brands.

• What should you do when blogging feels wrong?

• Some people consider Betty Brosmer to be the world’s first supermodel. Check out her amazingly tiny waist!

• Gala shares her best piece of advice for writers.

• The 50 greatest summer blockbusters of all time.

• I love this CMYK photo project.

• Check out this gallery of minimalist movie posters made out of card stock!


Image: Con Poulos.

Link Love: 7.3.14

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Nubby Twiglet | Patrick Demarchelier: Amber Valetta for Harper's Bazaar

• 6 things that the most productive people do every day.

• A fascinating look into the death of the American shopping mall.

• Get into the 4th of July spirit with a Lady Liberty floral crown.

• The price of success is censorship.

• We still have one more bathroom in our house that desperately needs to be updated so I’m gathering ideas. I’m really loving the look of square tiles right now.

• Make your own pop art pet portrait!

• As a full-time entrepreneur, your life will shift a lot in the beginning, including your friendships. Here are some tips for managing them.

• How to create client connections.

• Jessica Comingore is hiring a junior designer. Interested? Apply here!

• 5 super helpful links for creatives on email marketing.

• One of my favorite design blogs to follow these days is Good Design Makes Me Happy.

• Can changing your password change your life?


Image: Amber Valetta for Harper’s Bazaar by Patrick Demarchelier.

Link Love: 6.26.14

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Nubby Twiglet | Marilyn Monroe by Bert Stern

• Sometimes, a day job is the dream job.

• Wow. This Paris shop holds ONE MILLION lost photographs.

• Thoughts on pricing.

• The summer of 1984 was an amazing time for pop culture. Check out the list of the music, movies and TV shows that were trending!

• This guy was asked to contribute his writing to the Huffington Post for free. His response was brilliant.

• What happens when your clients aren’t happy?

• In case you need it: advice on how to get your iPhone to let you swear.

• This collection of illustrations based on Instagrams is great.

• Freelancing full-time isn’t for everyone. I loved reading Kate’s story about going back to work in an office.

• If something goes wrong, it’s okay. Tomorrow, there’s a brand new day waiting.

• In 1952, Marilyn Monroe shared how she stayed in shape.

• The routine of being unemployed feels something like this.

• Beginning in 1991, Zed Nelson took a photo of the same family in the same exact location. Check out the progression.


Image: Marilyn Monroe by Bert Stern.

Link Love: 6.19.14

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Nubby Twiglet | Lark Pom Pom Garland

15 photos of New York’s gritty subway from 1981.

• Check out David Bowie’s list of 100 books.

• How to rebuild your business in a new market.

• The most beautiful library in America got demolished decades ago. How did this happen?!

• Smoked s’mores in a jar? Yes, please!

• I always love learning about cool new Kickstarters.

• Behold the fashionable grandpas of New York! #instagramps

• 5 internet laws your small business might be breaking!

• 162 emoji we definitely need. Like, right now.

This site will tell you if your browser is outdated.

• 40 maps that explain food in America.

• For a good laugh, check out kids reacting to old computers.

• These dinner parties are otherworldly and completely amazing.


Image: Lark.