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03/31/2014: Typolitic project

Typolitic gathers the top typographic work from international design students. This typeface, called Occupy Monotype, was created by Aaron Gillett and Luke Robertson, students of Queensland College of Art and Griffith University in Australia. The project stemmed out of creating …

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03/28/2014: Molly Watson logo

Just what a communications company needs: a clearly-stated logo. Created for Molly Watson by London-based Studio Blackburn, this logo’s strengths lie in its simplicity, boldness and cleverness. The gold leaps out against the gray and black neutrals of the company’s …

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Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Eleanor Roosevelt

A notable quote from Eleanor Roosevelt, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 130 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out …

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03/25/2014: Portlandia Activity Book

Portlandia, the popular IFC show midway through its fourth season, now directs its keen eye for satire toward print. This well-designed, companion, activity book takes on similar subject matter with similar wit. Written by Carrie Brownstein, Fred Armisen and Jonathan …

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03/24/14: Branding book cover

Created by Boon Design, this clean, retro-style workbook by A Hundred Monkey’s Eli Altman is perfect in both style and function. Tonally, it also hits the mark (Don’t Call It That is also a pretty hilarious name for a brand …

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03/21/2014: Beethoven poster project

Jessica Svendsen, Yale School of Art grad now employed at Pentagram, handled Michael Bierut’s 100 Days Workshop in a spectacular way. Redesigning this Josef Müller-Brockmann, each approach plays with space and typography, and there are several excellent solutions, all in …

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Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Ernest Hemingway

A notable quote from Ernest Hemingway, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 129 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out …

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03/19/2014: Design and Violence animated gifs

As part of MoMA’s Design & Violence series, Christoph Niemann created this excellent series of animated gifs that change the tools of war into games by altering the original intent of their design. The series, entitled Commoditized Warfare, takes its …

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03/18/2014: Le Corbusier book

The wonderfully designed book The Legacy of Corbusier, is a project designed by SVA student Enle Li. From the cover to the gallery spreads, its simple, yet beautiful approach well suits the legendary architect. Check out additional images here. Via …