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The Evolution of National Flags

Did you know that the current US flag was designed by a high school student for a class project? (He got a B, though his teacher changed it to an A after Congress accepted it as the national flag!). Did you know that the Libyan flag is green (and nothing but green) or that the precursor to the Philippines flag had a Jolly Roger?

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Grain Edit. 1 Year Old!

It’s finally here… Grain Edit’s first anniversary! Their archive of impeccable posts on design should be enough to make you head over there, but if not, they are giving away a lot of booty to celebrate.

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Lamborghini Estoque

Remember Lamborghini? You know, the 80′s sports car sensation with its insane yellow and fire red colors. Anyways, did you know they are now a profitable company that sells over 2000 cars a year? Previously they used to only sell around 200-300 cars a year! Well, they have now taken a strange journey into creating […]

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Oblique Strategies

Everyone needs help overcoming their mental blocks, that’s why there’s Oblique Strategies… Oblique Strategies, was initially conceived by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt in 1975. It is a tool that consists of self-imposed dilemmas to help creative people push through mental blocks. Take a look at Gregory Taylor’s website, which is completely devoted to Oblique […]

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Sentence 01

We finally got back our latest project, Sentence. It’s an illustrated loosely around a poem by Grant Leuning and was worked on between the two YWFT Studio’s. We created the publication so that it can be viewed/displayed two different ways. You can read it like a magazine, from left to right or you can unfold […]

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It’s true. Surfstation is back. It’s interesting to have witnessed the history of design portals on the internet. It seemed like yesterday when K10k, Surfstation, and Design is Kinky ruled the design news planet. I am sure I already forgot about a couple. Check it out though, looks nice.

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Modern Swedish Design

We just got in MoMA’s new book, Modern Swedish Design. At first glance, it doesn’t stand out from other books on Modern Design, but this book definitely deserves another chance. The rarely translated writings of the founding texts that initiated modern design in Sweden, make it a necessary addition to any designer’s collection. This book […]

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Book Advice 101

Did you know we have a recommendation section on our site? No? Well, now you do. And we’ve made it even easier by creating this informative and collectible PDF poster available for download. If you like, you can print it out, hang it up, and show that you know your essentials. Book Advice 101 Poster […]

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