Comic Sans was never intended to be the world's most popular typeface. Its success has irritated type-nerds, who've been vociferous about their disappointment. Now, Craig Rozynski brings us Comic Neue, "the casual script choice for everyone including the typographically savvy." It's a free download, too.
Swatch has reissued a series of Mickey Mouse x Keith Haring watches that Haring first created in 1986 for his legendary Pop Shop store in New York City. Mickey Mouse appeared frequently in Haring's artwork, sometimes seen in, er, adult situations, or fused with Andy Warhol. "The Mickey Mouse figure came out of drawing Mickey… READ THE REST
Martin Lambie-Nairn, who designed the logo idents for BBC2 and Channel 4, is dead at 75. Former Apple design chief Sir Jony Ive also paid tribute, saying he was "fortunate" Lambie-Nairn had "defined part of my visual landscape growing up. His work for the BBC was so very gentle, thoughtful and beautiful," he said. Identities… READ THE REST
Why do self-driving cars tend to look, well, like the Zoox you see in this post? They're optimizing for storage area and simplicity, obviously, but there is also psychology at work. Still, cubes have another thing going for them: They're a little less scary, sometimes verging on the adorable. Their distinctly non-aerodynamic shape suggests calm… READ THE REST
It's an option virtually every small business and freelancing professional will eventually consider — do I need to rent office space? Whether it's the result of a growing staff, growing responsibilities, or simply maturing as a company, there's usually a moment for any professional organization when getting a centralized office starts to make a lot… READ THE REST
The cloud is definitely growing up. A decade ago, you'd have been hard-pressed to find many comfortable with saving all of their documents, media, and other important files with a cloud service provider. Today, everyone is on board the cloud storage train. But, with growth comes maturity too. For many users, it's not enough to… READ THE REST
With January here, it's easy to think that the worst of winter is over. Unfortunately, as recent years (like last year) have shown us, it can remain pretty steadily chilly all the way into April and May. If you've got central heating, you're going to be getting pretty sick of those bills by then. The… READ THE REST