The story behind Comic Sans – take a deep breath

Comic Sans is probably a swear word for many designers and it has prompted strong reactions to its widespread use. However you feel about it, do you know how it came to be? It’s an interesting story.

Stress, Diabetes and a fresh perspective on Death

We’re now into March (wow, right?!) and I published some new stuff over the weekend that you might have missed; about work stress, Diabetes and a fresh perspective on Death.

Essential illustrated history of the Millennium Falcon

This illustrated history of the Millennium Falcon is essential reading for Star Wars fans.

Behind the Cerebra rebranding

I like the new Cerebra branding quite a lot so this video by Nice Work was a terrific behind-the-scenes peek at the thinking that went into it:

Minimalism

I like this quote from Minimalissimo: Minimalism doesn’t mean simply black and white, but it means functionality over aesthetic Source: Om Malik

Hope scales

Hope scales more than anything Mike Monteiro speaking at Webstock ’13. Sandton, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, RSA

Twitterbook Plus

Twitter updated its iOS apps and published a post about the new iPad app yesterday. One of the updates is your ability to add a banner image. Wow. So Twitter is becoming even more like Facebook now. In fact, its also a little like Google+ … I think it would just be easier to merge […]

When your work stands out

LosAngeles/CreativeMornings – Victoria Davis from CreativeMornings/LosAngeles on Vimeo. Tips from Victoria Davis, a traditional oil painter who transitioned to digital design and interactive ebooks through her company, Space Dog Books.

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