If there were a museum of the great roads of the world, the Sibirskii Trakt...– Ian Frazier, A Reporter At Large: Travels in Siberia – I: The Ultimate Road Trip, in the New Yorker
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Design inspiration plus a rather adorable UI confirmation message.
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Boris Forconi — Webdesigner freelance à Nantes —... →
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Free icons. As it says.
Berit Sømme - Illustratør, Illustrator Norway... →
Nice grid, again, and excellent typography
Podcasting for Newspapers, or how Newspapers could... →
Nicely designed—love the subtle grid.
Great Works →
Fascinating layout, great use of type, and interesting colors (beige & blue).
Welcome to Squared Eye where we have a Monstrous... →
Adorable design. Whales.
Big Cartel →
Simple shopping cart for artists, designers, bands, record labels, jewelry, crafters, and a nice little blurby homepage.
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This is the best site I’ve ever seen in my life. The details are amazing. AMAZING. AAAAAAAAAAAMAAAAAAAAZZZZZZZZZZZZING.
English Eccentrics →
Rather charming fashion & housegoods site. Heavy on the peacocks.
Lovely Swedish site. Emphasis on the pretty ladies and big color circles, but the layout beneath is interesting.
A Vision Of Ultimate Success
perpetua: Do you ever imagine a vision of ultimate success for yourself? You know, a mental image of exactly what your life would be like if everything were to go exactly your way? Well, I thought I had one in mind, but since I’ve discovered this image, I’ve changed my priorities. That’s what I’d like, thanks. (Apparently it’s Billy Corgan’s dream as well.) I’m not sure how attainable it is for...
Repeatedly rebuffed by the teacher for whom he’s hot and stripped of...– from 3quarksdaily (If you ever find yourself typing “for whom he’s hot”, you might want to relax your standards a bit, grammar nazi.)
The correct answer to the classic trick question “Have you stopped beating your...– mu (via benw Oh man. I wish I’d known about this word last week.
It makes me wonder what people a hundred years from now will think of our...– Tim O’Reilly (via azspot, peterwknox) (via marco I think about this sort of thing all the time. How we view the past versus how past peoples thought of themselves, and extrapolating that out to how future peoples will view us—it’s really the only way to keep any perspective. Having said...
Rosana Sullivan - Freelance Illustration, Visual... →
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This is an apology for the way we previously handled illegally sold copies of...– An Apology from Amazon - kindle Discussion Forum
I just found out “Hey Paula” and “Blowin’ in the Wind” were both released in 1963. At first, I couldn’t believe it; really, were our folks honestly singing along to duets about post-high school marriage before spring graduation, then getting high and listening to Dylan in their dorm rooms come fall? I did a bit of digging around to see if I could find a...
Some designers I spoke to are less than thrilled with the whole design policy...– Designs on Policy, via Allison Arieff’s blog in the New York Times
Sofrito is a condiment that makes everything better and anything delicious.– File under: recession essentials, from S A L A D & C A N D Y This is true. Solfrito is the most delicious, especially on rice & beans. Oddly, it was widely available in Washington, DC; not so much in San Francisco.