Sipapu, Looking Up
via PDN Photo of the Day.
International Year of Astronomy posters
A_Stool by Jonathan Nesci
Gorgeous work from Hale Industrial Design (via swissmiss).
Earthquake in Haiti
Elisa Strozyk?s Wooden Textiles
2010 Studio On Fire Letterpress Calendar
UK Photographers’ Rights Guide v2
Thanks to Simon for the comment in my previous post regarding UK photographers’ rights for letting me know that Linda Macpherson and he have updated their handy A4 guide to reflect the current legal landscape. Get it here:
Interesting paper bottles over at The Dieline package design blog.
LIFE’s image archive
Via the ever-brilliant FontShop mailout comes the lovely sharp-serifed Beaufort Pro from Nick Shinn. This looks to be an ideal choice if you’re after an air of class, a Copperplate Gothic-like feel only without the cliché. Get the PDF specimen here. (716KB PDF)
Lettercase, the first ‘social font manager’. Currently invite-only and from the looks of things still in development, but worth keeping an eye on.
BBC Internet Blog: A new global visual language for the BBC’s digital services. Explains how the BBC unified its visual website style by underpinning its many sites with a grid, the consistent use of colour & icons, and a universal media player. I didn’t know that the Beeb’s styleguide was created by Neville Brody!
Chicken vs. Penguin – cute 2 minute short film by Marko Slavnic which won 1st prize ($100,000) in the Nikon USA ‘Nikon Festival’ competition.
Wildlife photographer of the year stripped of his award | The Guardian. I remember being blown away when I first saw this image ? it’s an astounding capture ? and thought it rightfully deserved to win the Natural History Museum’s 2009 prize. Unfortunately, though, it appears that the photographer, rather than camping out for months in the wild, instead cheated and hired a tame wolf. Oh!