Paper Weaving Card Set

Stationery with a DIY twist for custom pixel graphics

Sending someone special a card may seem gracious enough these days, but Present & Correct’s latest Paper Weaving Card Set really ups the charm with easy tools for constructing a personalized pattern in addition to undoubtedly endearing messages. The four-pack includes two “Happy Birthday” and one each of “Thank You” and “Congratulations” cards (all blank inside), as well as 40 paper weaving strips and envelopes. …

The 3D Type Book

From toothpaste to x-rays, typography's new creative shapes

As common as alphabet soup or as involved as Craig Ward‘s plant-cell letterforms, “The 3D Type Book” proves how exciting syllabary can be when it comes off the page. The book features over 160 designers and 300 projects, all compiled by London multidisciplinary studio FL@33. Apart from a brief foreword by Andrew Byrom, the reference book relies on strong imagery (over 1,300 photos in total) …

Design Indaba 2011: The Conference

World-changing creativity from our five favorite speakers at South Africa's premier design event

A conference promising “a better world through creativity,” South Africa’s Design Indaba summit fills three days with blue-sky thinking on design as an agent of change. The well-organized event, followed by a thriving design expo, this year also featured a performance by the Watoto Children’s Choir, celebrating the 80th birthday of design mainstay Massimo Vignelli, who sagely reminded the crowd, “If you do good work, …