The Olivetti Pattern Series Notecards

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A new stationery offering from the good people at Princeton Architectural Press, this box of Olivetti Pattern Series Notecards celebrates the iconic and revered writing tool with four distinctive patterns made on the classic Olivetti Lettera 32. Nicely done with classic red-and-black printing on off-white paper, these cards are the perfect all-occasion notecard for any typo-phile, design afficionado, aspiring writer, and all fans of printed type on paper. The box includes 3 each of 4 cards & envelopes, for a total of 12 notecards and 12 envelopes. 5.5 x 7 inches. [See More]

Alto’s Adventure

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Before a recent flight, I downloaded Alto’s Adventure: An endless snowboard odyssey, and ended up being glad I had. It’s sort of a side-scrolling racing platform game, although this one generally scrolls diagonally from the upper left to the lower right, as you glide down mountainsides. And there aren’t stages per se, just new tasks and challenges to achieve on potentially endless downhill rides. The ride is only over when you crash, essentially. The gameplay is interesting in how little you need to do control-wise to achieve the goals – its minimal there too. [Read More]

Grids & Guides Pencils

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Grids & Guides: 12 Pencils for Visual Thinkers is a nicely made pencil set from Princeton Architectural Press, and is a great companion to their Grids & Guides notebook series. The box set includes 12 hexagonal, sharpened pencils in total – 6 graphite and 6 blue – and a small plastic multipurpose straight-edge ruler with die-cut circle stencils from 1/8″ to 1″, inches, centimeters, and a 90 degrees angle on the corner. [See More]

Grids & Guides Gray

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Grids & Guides Gray: A Notebook for Visual Thinkers is the latest in a series of useful and inspiring notebooks from Princeton Architectural Press. Much like the other cloth-covered notebook offerings from the Grids & Guides series, this title includes an assortment of graph paper and grid varieties, and it also includes nice charts, infographics, and tables… [Read More]

Money Shot

US currency might be one of most heavily traded currencies in the world, but if you travel you’ll discover a lot of other countries have much cooler currency from a design standpoint. Australian money looks like it’s from the future, each note design for each dollar value looks totally different, and you can swim with it in your pocket. Check out the new Australian $5 note. Via Fast Co.Design.

Skull Rebel

We were lucky enough to collaborate with Los Angeles-based brand DRTY, who have an impressive range of pins, patches, hats, tees, and more, on this new Skull Rebel pin for the Selector project. Super stoked on how it came out! Free shipping in the US.

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TSOTW: California Love

This week’s T-Shirt of the Week goes to this fun new graphic from Speedy’s Liquor. California Love positions deceased rapper Tupac Shakur and The Smiths frontman Morrissey such that they seem to be in a romantic embrace. Named for the Tupac hit song, I was kind of surprised at how upset some people got about it all on social media.

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