Archive for the ‘Useful sites.’ Category


Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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

Stationery Compositions.

Monday, April 7th, 2014

For Stationery Week we made a composition a day, over on Instagram. It was so enjoyable that the project will continue on our dedicated Tumblr.


Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

More here.

Good Things.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

This week we look at the finest of fenestrations.

Wes Anderson Palettes.

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Our new colour selector of choice.

Lunar Map Catalog.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Your one stop shop for maps of the moon.

Perfect Pancake Calculator.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

By the Sheffield University Maths Society. Link here.

Copenhagen Type.

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Shop fronts & type in, you guessed it, Copenhagen.


Eee by gum.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

A blog dedicated to old Japanese gum wrappers.


Old luggage labels featuring nice illustrations of modernist buildings.

Monday, February 24th, 2014

All images via here.


Do Not Disturb.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

From this gargantuan collection. Thanks to Obsessionistas.

A subjective atlas of modern architecture.

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

A subjective atlas of modern architecture.


Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

QSL cards were made by short wave radio stations to send around the world to promote their frequency. The old ones are the best. There are 1,820 of them right here & some more here. And here. And here. And here.


Ticket to Ride.

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

The World Ticket Pool is a nice place to spend a cup of tea. Pretty offerings from around the world.


Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

A font which allows you to generate your own flags. Fun!

Good Things.

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

In this weeks Good Things we take a look at the brutalist architecture of Scotland, Israel & Russia.


Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

If you liked MacPaint in 1984 then click here.

100 Kamon.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Kamon, Japanese family crests, via here.



Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Graphic design from the legendary Swiss pharmaceuticals company. All via here. If you would like a book of all this and more then get one.


January blues?

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Treat yourself to an emergency compliment.



Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Old Pan Am tags via this marvellous site. You might also like these.

Dacian Groza.

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Has the one of the nicest Flickr collections of photos from his travels. Flick here, website here.

Watch the birdie.

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Old bird cards from here.


Thursday, November 21st, 2013

A site which generates envelope and box templates to your exact measurements. Perfect for gift wrapping emergencies!

Good Things 5.

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

This week on Good Things we take a look at wrappers. Sweets, chocolate & razor blades.