Archive for the ‘Useful sites.’ Category

Pixels in the Wild.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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


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.


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.


1970s Logos.

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

120 pages of them!

Takashi Kono.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

An archive of work by Japanese designer Takashi Kono.



Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

A delightful archive of Alexander Girard fabrics. Right here.

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Japanese Art Deco postcards will make you happy.



Monday, December 8th, 2014

194 coasters from a classic Czech beer. All of them are amazing.

Flowers, Liquor, Hair

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

A great Tumblr dedicated to signage from florist, liquor stores & hairdressers.

С Рождеством!

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Some old Christmas & New Year cards from the USSR. For lots more click here, here, here, here & here.



Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

The Archive for Rural Contemporary Architecture, an ongoing project.


Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Three books of 17th century kimono wrappers, right here.


Light at arms length.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

To celebrate November 5th we took a trip to the online museum of fireworks & found lots of fun graphics. Lots more here and here


This way —>

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

For nearly 10,000 photos of arrow signs.


Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

An epic collection of old French ribbons was discovered this morning. Here are some of our favourite spreads, click the links below for the individual books.

Velour (i) Velour (ii) Velour (iii)







Mixed (i)

Mixed (ii)


I love ligatures.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

For type lovers, a blog devoted to lovely ligatures.


So sweet.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

A huge collection of vintage American sugar cubes. Really nice type & muted colours to be found.

Almanak Silva.

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

A wonderful blog dedicated to the history of Portuguese illustration.

Japanese Advert Pool.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

A great resource of old Japanese adverts. Right here.

Reclame vechi Romanesti.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

A very large, and growing, collection of Romanian ephemera. Ads, packaging, books & labels.

Wydawnictwo Iskry.

Friday, July 25th, 2014

All taken from here, the back catalogue of Polands oldest publisher.


Vernacular Typography.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Lettering in the urban environment.

Pints in the Sun.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Find a pub near your that won’t be in the shade. Genius!