Director Sean Pecknold

Opening Ceremony's patchwork-bright Tumi bags, Olympic design, a blog devoted to letterpress and wood type, and more

One of the growing number of creative talents on the Cargo Collective community, Sean Pecknold works mostly as a director and animator of music videos and short films. The Seattle-based filmmaker, who goes by his studio pseudonym “Grandchildren,” also showcases some of his graphic design and photography work.

End Grain

Opening Ceremony's patchwork-bright Tumi bags, Olympic design, a blog devoted to letterpress and wood type, and more

Started in August 2009, the excellent blog End Grain is dedicated to finding and aggregating the best examples of letterpress and wood type. The site also provides a helpful directory of links to letterpress-related shops on Etsy.

Galileo Telescope by Odoardo Fioravanti

Opening Ceremony's patchwork-bright Tumi bags, Olympic design, a blog devoted to letterpress and wood type, and more

To mark the 400th anniversary of Galilei’s first telescope, Odoardo Fioravanti designed a functional telescope. The elegant combination of high performance optical technologies inside a minimal pale wooden exterior makes this a timeless reinvention. via Yatzer