Graphic Patches On Instagram

I can't remember where I found this exactly but it tickled my design bone. A curated collection of patches that exemplify quality graphic design by the means of logo, type, pattern and colour applications. Graphic Patches on Instagram

Observe The Rugged Side Of The Internet With “Brutalist Websites”

A primer of "brutalism" from Wikipedia: Brutalist architecture is a movement in architecture that flourished from the 1950s to the mid-1970s, descending from the modernist architectural movement of the early 20th century. The term originates from the French word for "raw" in the term used by Le Corbusier to describe his choice of material béton …

Muji Toaster

It may only be a toaster but as a fan of minimalism, I love what Naoto Fuka­sawa has done with the design for this Muji toaster. The designer has designed a series of appli­ances for the Japanese store, that will be available in the UK in the autumn. (via AisleOne and Dezeen)

Mondaine Helvetica Watch

You'll recognise Mondaine's work every time you look up at a clock on a train platform. The Swiss watchmakers use sleek designs and distinctive features to stand out amongst the flash visages of Rolex and Longines and the digital forms of Casio and Timex. With their latest piece, the Mondaine Helvetica Watch uses the most popular typeface in …

FYI – A Cheatsheet Of Typographic Characters And How To Use Them

Check out this helpful guide to a plethora of typographic symbols, from ampersands to pilcrows, courtesy of Typewolf. Do you know the difference between a hyphen and a dash? Or when to use single or double quotation marks? If the answer is no, then you're not alone. Fortunately, Jeremiah Shoaf of Typewolf is at hand to help with …