Farewell, Anti-Apartheid Campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Activist and icon of the anti-apartheid movement, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away at 81 years old. Married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years (and separated for 30 years because of his imprisonment), Madikizela-Mandela became an “international symbol of resistance to apartheid and a rallying point for poor, black township residents who demanded their freedom.” Later, however, her reputation was somewhat marred, thanks to rumors about …

Typography for Lawyers

Gaga's PSA, gadget style, Barbara Kruger in NYC and more in this week's web roundup

Matthew Butterick, an attorney with a strong graphic design background, must have read one too many legal documents with poor typographic structure that provoked him to make Typography for Lawyers. The attorney-centric typography how-to guide provides a strong (and extensive) enough argument against anyone who dares to challenge its importance or acceptance in the legal world.

Techpeek

Gaga's PSA, gadget style, Barbara Kruger in NYC and more in this week's web roundup

Profiling people and their devices, Techpeek.me is a blog that acknowledges the role of gadgets as an element of personal style. Sometimes posts include an intriguing piece of technology and other times someone stylistically clever, but the best are when the two combine.

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Gaga's PSA, gadget style, Barbara Kruger in NYC and more in this week's web roundup

1. Lady Gaga PSA Lady Gaga recently released a seven-minute homemade PSA speaking out against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” asking fans and local senators to repeal Clinton’s controversial policy toward gays and lesbians in the military. Her timely video comes out as the policy faces senate vote on 21 September 10. 2. Display Ever wanted to know more about midcentury modern graphic design and where …

Lady Gaga PSA

Gaga's PSA, gadget style, Barbara Kruger in NYC and more in this week's web roundup

Lady Gaga recently released a seven-minute homemade PSA speaking out against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” asking fans and local senators to repeal Clinton’s controversial policy toward gays and lesbians in the military. Her timely video comes out as the policy faces senate vote on 21 September 10.