The five best design links, every weekday


8 of the Best Book Covers of 2021

“Just one.” So went the particularly cruel prompt that we issued a medley of designers from the publishing industry as 2021 drew to a close.

The Year in Design: 5 Trends that Defined 2019

It's hard (impossible, really) to encapsulate all of the aesthetic whims that happen over the course of the year.


What do you get when you mix an '80s cyberpunk action film with typography?

In Defense of Beautiful Design

Ask the nearest designer for an example of good design, and they'll mostly likely name drop some big brand logos.

Automation Threatens to Make Graphic Designers Obsolete

Hey, so you're a monk. It's about 1440AD and you're just chilling out in your quarters, listening to a bit of chanting through the stone walls.

The Typeface That Turns Everyone Into an Instant Speed Reader

Can a Font Make Us Believe Something is True?

3 Typography Experts on How to Tell Good Hand-Lettering From the Wannabes