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Tickling Béziers Calgary

Tickling Béziers Calgary

by Chelsey Dyer. Photos by Grant Hutchinson. Recently Fairgoods hosted Tickling Béziers Calgary: A Three-Day Type Design Workshop at the Fluevog Museum. The three-day immersive workshop was taught by ...

Homeless Fonts

Homeless Fonts

When you choose a typeface from Homeless Fonts, it comes with a story and the power to help homeless people.  Via Design Good.

Dirty Bandits takes in the trash

Dirty Bandits takes in the trash

Annica Lydenberg, the maker behind Dirty Bandits, recently released a new series titled I’m a Piece of Garbage. Annica took discarded street items and painted self- deprecating phrases on them, then G ...

Stuff we love: Designer baking

Stuff we love: Designer baking

STUDIOLAV is a multidisciplinary design studio founded by Loukas Angelou and Vasso Asfi. They created Designer Baking in response to Athens’ Skoufa Gallery’s call to develop a contemporary work around ...

An unforgettable reading lamp

An unforgettable reading lamp

PhD candidate Matthias Laschke and professor Marc Hassenzahl at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Germany created Pleasurable Troublemakers, a collection of household goods designed to encourage ...

Notes from TypeCon: Dana Tanamachi-Williams

Dana Tanamachi-Williams gave a wonderful and entertaining presentation about her work at TypeCon last week, which included Flourish — a personal project done in collaboration with filmmaker and photog ...

DIY: Mother’s Day embroidery

DIY: Mother’s Day embroidery

  We’ve created two new embroidery designs just in time for Mother’s Day. Our kits are easy enough for kids to make, so we asked our eight-year-old friend Darius to create one. What you’ll ...

DIY kit: Monogram stamp

DIY kit: Monogram stamp

by Jane Trash, photography by Photomawf What you’ll need: Monogram Stamp Kit (includes two stamp blocks, a wood backing block, a  linoleum cutter, blender marker, black-ink pad, and transfer stick). G ...