The five best design links, every weekday


AI Image Feedback Loop

Data artist Robert Hodgin recently created a feedback loop between Midjourney and ChatGPT-4. Redesigns With 2024 Vibes

Well. Finally. I’m unbelievably pleased, relieved, and exhausted to launch the long-awaited (by me) redesign of

Winners of the 59th Annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest

What a treat: the winning entries in the 59th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest.

Vintage Typologies

Lost Found Art is a design company that “specializes in sculptural installations and assemblages.

Emoji Kitchen

Ok, if you haven’t seen this before (or even if you have), I need to warn you that Emoji Kitchen is just a little bit addict

The Stunning Winners of the 2024 Close-Up Photographer of the Year Contest

You all know I love a good photography contest and it’s hard to pick favorites.

13-Year-Old Becomes First to Beat NES Tetris

13-year-old Blue Scuti is now the best Tetris player in the world after becoming the first human player to beat the NES version

The Best Movie Posters of 2023

I am not in the habit of buying movie posters, but I bought one this year — for a movie that doesn’t even exist.

The Best Book Cover Designs of 2023

I love a good book cover design. As I wrote last year: The book cover is one of my all-time favorite design objects

A Perfectly Designed Climate Report Cover

This is the cover to the just-released United Nations Environment Programme Emissions Gap Report 2023.

Winners of the 2023 Natural Landscape Photography Awards

The winners have been announced in the Natural Landscape Photography Awards for 2023.

The Finalists in the 2023 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are always a good time…and here are the finalists for the 2023 competition.

Papercraft Four-Color Houses

Papercraft artist Charles Young has been constructing extremely tidy and precise little buildings.

The Plot of All Objects in the Universe

You just have to admire a chart that casually purports to show every single thing in the Universe in one simple 2D plot.

Antique Book Patterns

From the Bergen Public Library Norway, a collection of antique book patterns from front or end papers.

The Process Tee

When you start something new, how do you know where you’re going to end up? Most of the time, you don’t.

The Illustrated Book of Poultry

The Illustrated Book of Poultry by Lewis Wright was first published in 1870 and revised several times in the following decades.

Striking Vintage Calculators

From Greg Maletic, glamour shots of his collection of calculators from 1968-1983.

New Woodblock Prints of Hokusai’s Previously Unpublished “Book of Everything”

A team is carving woodblocks and creating prints from a series of previously unpublished drawings by legendary Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai.

The Winners of the 2023 Drone Photo Awards

I am a sucker for aerial photography, so I had a lot of fun looking through all the winners and runners-up of the 2023 Drone Photo Awards.