Scatter/Gather

I found this great blog on content strategy, pop culture, and human behavior from the content strategists at Razorfish. Check out what they’re saying here.

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UX Design

Loving the new UX Design Q&A column put out by Smashing Magazine! Current talk is about Adaptive and Responsive Design, a trendy topic right now. Do you make a separate mobile site? Should the columns on your site’s grid just re-stack and then shrink depending on your user’s device? Read on here

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Written in stone

I found this beautiful example of letters carved in stone on Smashing Magazine‘s website. It lists the names of those who died in Ireland in 1921. It’s quite a moving memorial.

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HOW Magazine

So after posting about Dana Tanamachi’s custom chalk lettering in May, I was delighted to see her work on the cover of the July 2012 issue of HOW Magazine! Definitely pick up a copy because her work is amazing!

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Hand lettered chalk typography

I came across this gorgeous hand lettered chalk typography on inspirationfeed by Brooklyn-based Dana Tanamachi. Here are some of her incredible designs. Images: Dana Tanamachi via insipirationfeed.

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Infographics

Taxonomy Development by Green Chameleon

Visualizations have become all the rage. I found this one particularly interesting because it’s a taxonomy development infographic. Image: Green Chameleon.

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Some inspiring images and fonts

image from Nov 11th MUG

I love this header image from one of the daily e-mails put out by Manhattan User’s Guide.

Old Print Shop

Traveling back in time to old New York, courtesy of the Upper East Side’s Old Print Shop.

Animaris Umerus walking – June ’09 from Strandbeest on Vimeo.

This skeleton uses the power of the wind to “walk” and was created by Theo Jansen (whose site uses one of my favorite fonts!). Check out his website for more info about this amazing creature. Video: strandbeest.com.

Mrs. Eaves typeface by Emigre

My favorite font of all time: Mrs. Eaves by Emigre.

Loiuse Fili Ltd design firm

Postage stamps by Louise Fili, the New York firm that has designed some of the most gorgeous packaging and logos that I have ever seen. Image: louisefili.com.

Coney Island Mural

A small selection of the amazing mural that runs along the boardwalk of the magical world I call Coney Island.

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While riding the subways…

Conductor: www.mta.me from Alexander Chen on Vimeo.

My newly-resurfaced love of subway art led me to the amazing piece Conductor by Alexander Chen, which turns the subway system into a stringed instrument with colored lines that signify dispatched trains on a 24-hour loop and vibrate when they intersect. Watch it at mta.me and then read about it here.

Life Underground by Tom Otterness

And I’m sure many of you have seen Life Underground by Tom Otterness, a series of amazing, adorable little bronze sculptures around the 14th Street station on the A, C, E and L lines. I love them even more every time I see them. Image: D. James Dee, tomostudio.com.

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