Mirna Pierre’s “View” Typeface is a Tribute to Black Designers

Drawing inspiration from the ’70s, Orlando-based designer Mirna Pierre created her new typeface, called View, with Black designers in mind—to honor those across history, pay homage to her peers and inspire those of the future. Curvy, bold and decidedly retro (without being gimmicky), View was made as part of the AIGA SPORT Mentorship program. “I just want people to appreciate my work for what it is,” …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

An opera in a Bauhaus swimming pool, counterculture in the internet age, a hotel-cinema hybrid and more

Modern Counterculture + the Invasive Internet “In the internet era, true counterculture is difficult to see, and even harder to find—but that doesn’t mean it’s not there,” Berlin-based writer Caroline Busta writes in her Document Journal debut, “The internet didn’t kill counterculture—you just won’t find it on Instagram.” In her article, Busta points out that counterculture isn’t as simply classified as it used to be. …

Pairing Nostalgic Cereal Design with Purposeful Flavors for OffLimits

CEO Emily Miller shares why she founded a cereal company and how she made it look and taste so good

In the upper echelons of food nostalgia, breakfast cereal often conjures colorful memories of school days and mornings with the family—often a sweet but hurried start to the day. The founder and CEO of new cereal brand OffLimits, Emily Miller, recognizes this but she doesn’t want anyone to live in the past; her two debut products feature purposeful, premium ingredients and deliver delectable flair in …