As some of you already know, my husband @josephspeiser & I had a baby boy a few weeks ago adding a 3rd little munchkin to our brood.
Of course the apple geeks we are, we quickly downloaded all the best baby apps out there, but we thought we’d start by training our little mac-tike the old school way… using iPhone wooden blocks of course!
Kyle Bean a Brighton-based designer created this groovy wooden toy style iPhone where the apps are represented as wooden blocks which can be repositioned in and out of the iPhone frame.
Eco friendly and free of radiation, think shape sorter for the hipster baby. Now find me a magic mouse rattle and I think we’ll be all set!
Ross over at 55 Hi’s claims “the quick brown fox is tired of jumping over the same lazy _ dog all the time.” So he decided to take matters into his own hands and rescue our bored little fox by creating this fantastically cute print with a clever little twist on the old pangram.
Needless to say I’m purchasing one of these. I mean who doesn’t love a fire breathing shih tzu!
A-1 Scrabble, a concept created by BYU graduate, Andrew Capener, is a beautiful study of typography taking a new spin on the classic boardgame.
So while you’re spelling out words like, Vexillology (yes, it’s an accepted scrabble word – look it up), you can also test out your typographic knowledge all on a stately walnut board that comes in a beautifully minimal birch box.
Canadian ad agency John St., put together this mock case study for one of its greatest marketing triumphs: Making Chelsea Bedano’s 8th birthday party a success in an already cluttered birthday market. What’s the takeaway?
The integrated campaign of direct mail, out-of-home and social media was important—as was the pre-party sleepover with the snacks, the movies and the Justin Bieber songs. But to keep the audience engaged, you really do need that mini pony…
Queue Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal and check out this cleaver site by designer Matt Dempsey. This beautifully crafted site acts as a typographic intervention for all those comic sans offenders out there. Ehem, yes, you know who you are…
Paris based graphic designer Vahram Muratyan has created a series of amusing illustrations depicting the cultural differences between Paris and New York.
The blog Paris vs New York, a tally of two cities features a comically designed portrayal of each city as measured in a brilliant tally of cliches, details and contradictions. Of course, my ultimate favorite of the collection so far is the one below – Si magnifique!