An Idea Everyday

In a similar vein to yesterday’s post, Belgian designer Bram Vanhaeren has taken it upon himself to post an idea (almost) every day by creating very nice-looking motivational messages and quotes.

’80s & ’90s Films

Check your knowledge of iconic flicks from the ’80s and ’90s with these alphabets created by British designer Stephen Wildish. The Friday Project of his aims to post something “pretty or witty” each and every Friday. These are the two most recent posts. Via Neatorama.

Honest Corporate Logos

The honest truth is a bit harsh sometimes, and that’s the case with these reinterpreted corporate logos by Viktor Hertz. They’ve been doing the rounds on lots of design blogs in the last few days and you can see 30 of them at inspirationfeed.

Cathedral of Soul

Having a bit of a slow day today…which is fine with me. If you’ve got a little time on your hands, there’s some good reading and great listening to be done over at Boogie Woogie Flu. They’ve just published an interesting piece on the multi-talented Jerry Ragavoy.

1984

Here’s a BBC documentary on hip-hop, from way back in 1984. Via Paul Mittleman. To be honest, I haven’t watched more than about 5min of it yet but I assume that it’s decent, based on the source.

Best Prints of 2011

This is the time of year you have to brace yourself to be inundated with blogger lists, assuming you’re actually spending time online. Everyone’s got their top 5 dubstep singles, their top 10 self-produced mockumentaries and so on. It’s all pretty painful if you ask me. [Read More]

1Q84

Just started reading the English translation of Murakami’s 1Q84. So far, so good. No surprise there. I copped it for the Kindle, and was sort of surprised when I saw that the actual paper book has nearly 900 pages of old-fashioned printed paper…[Read More]