Giorgia Lupi’s Entire Life as Data in a Moleskine Notebook

Data-obsessed designer and artist Giorgia Lupi has reimagined journaling in her glorious Book of Life—three deconstructed and then reconstructed Moleskine notebooks with colorful stitches, notes and numbers documenting her existence since her birth. White stitches represent days (a total of 14,496) while green stitches represent the first day of each year. But special events and emotions are also noted here—from professional successes to heartbreak. As …

Deem Journal Amplifies Marginalized Voices in Design

The biannual LA-based print magazine positions design as a "social practice" accessible to all

Co-founded by a trio of Black creatives, print publication Deem Journal presents design as a “social practice,” challenging its readers to reconsider its traditional boundaries. Each founder—Nu Goteh (a multi-disciplinary designer and co-founder of strategy and design studio Room for Magic), Alice Grandoit (a cultural researcher, non-profit developer and co-founder of Room for Magic) and Marquise Stillwell (the founder of Openbox, a NYC-based design studio and …

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 …