2020 Calendars + Planners

From elegant agendas to playful desktop planners, several organizational items to help prepare for next year

As innumerable end-of-the-decade lists, memes and essays make the rounds, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by 2020’s approach. And yet, sorting through plentiful planner options—each with a specific focus and style—can hopefully lead to one that offers reprieve. Whether you like to look at the year one day at a time, or have an entire month stretched out on a page, our selections aim to …

2019 Calendars and Planners

Whether artful and hanging or functional and anchored, 11 tools for scheduling support

Scheduling and planning aren’t necessarily two of the most appealing exercises, but there’s no better feeling than being on top of the game. While many of us use digital calendars, there’s something to be said for a real-life planner—be it mounted on a wall, placed on your desk or carried with you. Whether tearing away pages each month or ticking off your completed tasks, the …

Interview: Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec on “Observe Collect Draw!”

We speak with the designer friends and Dear Data founders about their new journal

Designers, artists and friends, Stefanie Posavec and Giorgia Lupi are fans of non-traditional data gathering. The two (who live on opposite sides of the world) started collecting their own weekly statistics and illustrating postcards with the information—sending them to each other. The practice was both pragmatic and personal. Eventually, that year-long project—called Dear Data—became a book that blends art, facts, and friendship. (The entire collection of postcards was …