Friday 10 December 2010

The art of snow sculpture

Snow sculpture
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What with all this snow around the UK we thought we would showcase some excellent examples of snow sculpture that we found on flickr.

National Geographic's Photography Contest 2010

The National Geographic has been world largest non-profitable scientific organisation that inspired millions of people to pay closer attention to their environment. It has been serving and bringing awareness about natural photographs. Last month, NGM lunched a contest with the categories of “people”, “Nature”, and “Places”, which awards the winner of $10000. The award winning picture will be published in NatGeo magazine. Some truly amazing pictures here

Thursday 9 December 2010

A desolate dwelling - desktop wallpaper

FREE dark wallpaper from Bump Creative.

Click to view hi res version

Tuesday 7 December 2010

New Arjowiggins Conqueror fonts

Arjowiggins Creative Papers has partnered with Jean Francois Porchez from Typofonderie to launch five typefaces for its Conqueror range of a premium paper. The typefaces designed by Porchez include AW Conqueror Sans, AW Conqueror Didot, AW Conqueror Inline, AW Conqueror Slab and AW Conqueror Carved, and mark the rejuvenation of the Conqueror brand.

These fonts can be downloaded for free from here

Hmmm, what to have for lunch...

Source: I Love Typography

Gorillaz & Internet Explorer 9

Illustration by Araiko
Microsoft is running a competition with Gorillaz to celebrate the Beta launch of the Windows Internet Explorer 9 browser. Entrants are being invited to design a new character, known simply as “The Evangelist”.
The winning entry will be redrawn by Gorillaz’ Jamie Hewlett, and the final creation will be revealed on 6th January 2011, on The winner will be credited on the competition page and will receive a Gorillaz gift pack including a signed, framed print of Jamie Hewlett’s final design of “The Evangelist”. 

See more here

Monday 6 December 2010

The coolest toy box design! ever!

This could possibly be the coolest kids toy box ever made!
The Ogle Wooden Toy Box can be purchased from here

Just my type - book extract

Just My Type is a book of stories about fonts. Written by Simon Garfield it examines how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world. It explains why we are still influenced by type choices made more than 500 years ago, and why the T in the Beatles logo is longer than the other letters. It profiles the great originators of type, from Baskerville to Zapf, as well as people like Neville Brody who threw out the rulebook. Below is an extract from 'Just My Type'