At the 50th anniversary commemoration of Bloody Sunday in Selma, the president made the case for American exceptionalism. America is, like all nations, an idea. Unlike many other nations, this idea requires
Valentine Proust is Creative Director at Fontyou, a Paris-based online co-creation platform dedicated to typography. This post originally appeared on the Fontyou blog, and has been adapted with permission.
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Wassily Kandinsky’s 1932 painting Decisive Pink, like much of the early abstract painter’s work, is fun to look at. The titular pink rectangle on the left contrasts with a bright yellow background, and
Did you ever wish you could sync up your iPad’s drawing or painting app directly with your Mac? Now you can with Astropad, a brand new app that literally mirrors your Mac desktop via Wi-Fi or USB. Created
From Maurice Sendak to the real-life story of a gay penguin family, by way of grandmothers and kings. “This is the entire essence of life: Who are you? What are you?” young Leo Tolstoy wrote in his journal
Flickr has unveiled a feature called Camera Roll for some of its members to try out. As a browser-based desktop interface, the Camera Roll is designed to make organizing your photo collection easier. you
Tobias Frere-Jones explains why every typeface designer needs to be a bit of a magician. Take a CLOSE LOOK at this sentence. The capital letters look like they’re the same height, and the the lower case
“Every tiny atom in your body came from a star that exploded long before you were born.” “Everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was … lived there — on a mote of dust
Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space: Imaginative and Illuminating Children’s Book Tickles Our Zest for the Cosmos
Rocket fuel for the souls of budding Sagans. In reflecting on the story of the Golden Record, Carl Sagan, in his infinite poetic powers, celebrated our destiny as “a species endowed with hope and perseverance,
The biggest obstacle to displaying your favorite photos at home is that it’s extraordinarily time-consuming to size and print the pictures, hunt for a frame and matting, and then gauge the right spot.