Conqueror Typographic Games

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To encourage graphic designers around the world to channel their inner jock in honor of the upcoming Olympics, paper brand Conqueror recently held the Typographic Games. Over 1,700 designers responded, with entries as varied as the 60 countries from which they came. South African designer Graeme Gauld won the gold with a beautifully illustrated letterform poster, earning him a trip to the London games this …

Bill Murray Coloring Book

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Indie film lovers’ prayers have been answered—Bellykids is working on a Bill Murray coloring book filled with drawings from his most beloved films. The “Thrill Murray” cover explains that it’s “inspired by the great man of cinema” and will be released August 2012.

Reel Bike Storage

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Hold your bread in a DIY bike basket from young Korean designers Yeongkeun Jeong and Aareum Jeong. Users can wrap the lengthy single nylon band in any cross-hatched pattern they choose to store anything from groceries to school books.