Archive for the ‘Useful sites.’ Category

Junk Type.

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Typography, lettering, badges & logos found whilst junkin’.

Plakát.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

100s of old Hungarian posters for your delectation.

 

Flagged.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

100s of super graphic navy flags.

Safety first.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

A collection of old Dutch safety at work posters. You can see lots more here.

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Japanese Donut Museum.

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Every single flavour, made by Mister Donut, since the 1970s. Baking inspiration!

Endbahnhof.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

A blog dedicated to the typography and tiles of the Berlin U-Bahn system.

Fierce Ham.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Our favourite new Instagram follow is this account dedicated to singular, found letters. A type lovers dream!

Playscapes.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

All the best playgrounds are here.

Beautiful Maps.

Monday, April 6th, 2015

A Tumblr dedicated to beautiful maps, old & new.

Pysanka.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Pysanka is the Ukrainian art of decorating eggs, using ink and a wax resist. More here.

Abandoned Russia.

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

 

A site dedicated to abandoned Russia.


 

Soviet Innerness.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

A site exploring the decrepit interiors of Soviet buildings.

Aerial Wallpapers.

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Here.

Science is Strange.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

A tumblr of scans from science journals dated 1950-1980


 

Fine lines.

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

A great tumblr dedicated to the best of linear logos.

Ephemera.

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Kendra has a nice collection.

Handy.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

A blog devoted to hands!

 

Perfect Pancake Calculator.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

By the Sheffield University Maths Society. Link here.

Notgeld.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Notgeld, emergency money, is the name of money issued by an institution not authorised for money emission. This occurs usually when money is not available from the central bank. The best known emergency money emissions occurred in Germany and Austria-Hungary around the end of the first World War. (via Wikipedia).

Here is a massive collection of old Notgeld, some of which was designed at the Bauhaus. We love the huge variety of type, pattern & colour.

RNDRD.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

A frequently updated feed of architectural drawings and models scanned from design publications throughout the 20th century.

Pixels in the Wild.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

A blog devoted to type made from smaller shapes and elements. i.e. ‘pixels’.

Miscellaneous.

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Other links from Twitter this week:

Perpetual Pizza – perpetual pizza.

New Grids - nice blog.

London is Changing – an important survey.

Pan Converter - convert any recipe into the correct quantities for chosen pan size.

Pinterest You Are Drunk - the best of the worst from Pinterest.

Heals Open Call – for designers & students.

Be My Eyes – lend your eyes to the blind. Incredible.

Going going gone.

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

A great collection of auction house catalogues, full of graphic posters.

Fantastico!

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Signage in Italian cities. So good. Milan, Turin, Matera.

Romanian Logos.

Monday, January 19th, 2015

A selection of Romanian logos from the book ‘Grafica fara computer’. You might also like logos from France, more France, Poland, Scandinavia & the US.

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