Damien Newman’s Design Squiggle:
Michael Bierut on Massimo Vignelli, who died today at 83:
It was Massimo who taught me one of the simplest things in the world: that if you do good work, you get more good work to do, and conversely bad work brings more bad work. It sounds simple, but it’s remarkable, in a lifetime of pragmatics and compromises, how easy it is to forget: the only way to do good work is simply to do good work. Massimo did good work.
Fan-made poster for Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love (2000), currently streaming on Netflix if you’re into that sort of thing:
Redo your iTunes album artwork. You’ll be glad you did.
Related viewing: Project Thirty-Three
I got mine in the mail today and I couldn’t be more pleased. Recommended.
Chris Streger’s To Resolve Project:
“I decided to ask as many talented designers I knew (or didn’t know) to create a resolution for the new year as an iPhone background.”