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Dwell Video

Dwell Magazine has a video section, featuring random designers etc. Check it out, enjoy. Also, Jay from Magers and Quinn wrote and said that Chip Kidd will be speaking in Minneapolis at the Minneapolis Central Library on February 27th at 7pm. Maybe it’s me, but the ending of that Chip Kidd video freaked me out.

Polaroid is dropping the technology it pioneered long before digital photography rendered instant film obsolete to all but a few nostalgia buffs. Polaroid is closing factories in Massachusetts, Mexico and the Netherlands and cutting 450 jobs as the brand synonymous with instant images focuses on ventures, such as a portable printer for images from cell…

Blogs linking to blogs, its the future. Some of the digital art crew and designers from the 90s have a blog about design, art and sports. Enjoy Tagbanger.


For all you that watch online videos, this link should make its way straight into your links. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader. This site makes the best talks and performances from…


Play guitar on your iPhone and become the ultimate nerd at the same time.

MacBook Air

The new MacBook Air. For sure a step in the right direction, great idea, great design, but not quite there 100%. The no cd/dvd (but you can buy external option) is a little too far ahead, but I understand the concept. We are almost there as far as a disc free world, but at same…

Hip Hop Fliers

I found a nice collection of hip-hop fliers from the 70s and 80s online here. Pretty nice stuff

Not often do you dig around and find some deep site dedicated to Calligraphy, maybe it’s just me. IAMPETH is where you need to direct your browser to, and do it fast. This site has essays, “how to” videos, examples of the best Calligraphers around, and much more.

I view a lot of book sites and through the years they have improved by leaps and bounds. When we first started YWFT I would beg for a text link or an Excel file that I could browse through. Anyway, one of the first sites that tried to have a cool site was Phaidon. It…

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