Friday Link Pack

- How To Live an Unremarkably Average Life

- Here’s an awesome Father’s Day DIY gift idea: Make him a cardboard toolbox.

- Easy Origami Business Card Stand

- Evolution of Get Lucky (Love the glasses/year reference on the side)

- Anyone who has ever struggled with putting a price tag on their services should read this brand new, free e-book by Mike McDerment. It’s a quick and fabulous read. Wish it would have been around when I started my design studio.

- Party Time Headband. #Tattlyneedsthese

- Philadelphia Orchestra musicians perform on flight waiting on Beijing tarmac. The space constraint in the plane is fascinating.

- Love you back.

- Highly amused that the guy on this crazy JET bicycle is not bothering wearing a helmet.

- Listen to Cameron Moll and Jason Fried chat about Basecamp, remote working and the upcoming book “Remote” in this latest Hired Podcast.

- A quite beautiful Foursquare Time Machine. Your check-ins visualized.

- Front-end Developers! Want to work with the smartest and most talented folks around? My studiomates of Editorially are hiring.

- Giraffe Cup. Made me giggle.

- Like a boss desktop-wallpaper.

Friday Link Pack

- Flying, a new iPhone app for all your air travel.

- Literally Tweet your Tweet. Made me laugh. (Thanks Pablo)

- Dots, an iPhone/iPad game about connecting the dots.

- Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes. Fascinating!

- Stunning, geometric, single-piece mobile: Themis Mono Mobile

- A sleeping bag I wouldn’t mind calling my own.

- When words aren’t enough, say it with bacon. Made me laugh. Make sure to watch the film.

- Sixty Seconds of Salary by Bard Edlund

- Google’s sick of your sucky passwords, so it posted a video to help you out

- This teeny tiny DIY Father’s Day gift idea made me smile!

- HUGE congratulations to Caroline Baumann for being named Director of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

- 9 Rules for a Simpler Day, by Leo Babauta

- Foldable BBQ Grill!

- Helpful post: How to Fix iCloud’s Biggest Annoyances

- Etch, Personalized Foursquare Check-in Map Prints. Wait, people are still using Foursquare?

- Did you know we made custom Tattly for NPR?

- I totally want one of these old fashioned Popcorn Poppers.

- Most Highlighted books of all time: 1. The Holy Bible 2. Steve Jobbs

- Good news: The Tattly subscription is back. Only happens twice a year. Current signup is open until July 5th.

- A short segment on my coworking space Studiomates from the Collaborative Cities documentary.

- XO Group Inc is looking to hire a Senior Designer. (You’ll get to work with my fab friend Lori.)

- The neighbors have better stuff doormat.

- Best 404 Error Page I have ever seen. There goes your Friday.

Friday Link Pack

- Analog Camera looks like a sweet photo taking, processing and sharing app.

- A modern, minimal laptop backpack by Unit. #wishlisted

- New York City’s bike share program opened to subscribers this week. Some of their reporters tested the system against more familiar modes of transportation in five races.

- The History of Daft Punk (missing the latest release)

- Did you know I am a contributor to Quarterly, a subscription service to wonderful things?

- Evidence of Alec Baldwin’s time travel

- Smitten Kitchen shared a waffle recipe. Yum.

- Mojito Jello Shots. Yum.

- LaLa Breakfast is an a new app by LaLa Lunchbox and helps you make planning breakfast with your little ones a bit more fun.

- We didn’t start the viral: 8 Years of viral videos to the tune of “We Didn’t Start the Fire”.

- Customize your keys with this DIY Plastic Dip Tutorial.

- I keep coming back to these Blast Off Espresso cups. Tempted to finally purchase them.

- Need a gift for a little boy? Check out this Rocket from Green Toys. Made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic milk jugs. Love this brand.

- Yes! USB flash drives in disguise as an Ambulance or a Police Car.

- Lovely getting a glimpse of Dieter Rams’ home in this post titled: Good Design is as Little Design as Possible. (thanks Nate)

- “Yahoo paid a billion dollars for our treehouse, which is f***ng nuts when you think about it, because the treehouse is worthless as soon as the cool kids decide to stop coming. We know it, they know it, and they know we know it. That’s why I’m not worried.” On the sale of Tumblr.

- “An electronic tattoo that can be used to authenticate a user instead of some flimsy password.” Electronic Tattoos and Passwords You Can Swallow: Google’s Regina Dugan Is a Badass. (via)

- The fine folks over at Happy Cog are looking for a Front-End Developer.

- My daughter (7) thought this was quite funny.

Friday Link Pack

How to dance properly to Daft Punk’s Get Lucky.

- I can’t praise Jocelyn Glei and her team enough for their fantastic book Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind!

- Steve Kroeter of Designers & Books writes about 10 Notable Design Books of 2013

- Jim Hopkinson couldn’t find a lot of real-world blog posts about healthcare for freelancers, so he wrote one.

- “It is not the critic who counts…

- Listen to my studiomate Jason Santa Maria over on Happy Monday.

- Two Classic Sangrias from Smitten Kitchen.

- How large technology companies defend the rights of their users. Notice how Verizon has zero stars on that chart? (via)

- 38 Wonderful Foreign Words We Could Use in English.

- Fire Escape Wall Shelf. Very NYC.

- Marco Mahler and Henry Segerman sell 3D printed mobiles.

- Pretty IKEA Hack: add leather handles to IKEA Besta.

- The ABC of Contemporary Creatives. (via)

- Fast Company announced their annual “100 Most Creative People” list.

- Always loving to go back to Rules for my Unborn Son.

- A Michigan baby’s life was saved by the insertion of a 3-D printed trachea at two months old.

- XO Group in NYC is hiring a Junior Graphic Designer. (they have stunning offices, we had a CreativeMornings there once!)

- The secret speakeasy inside a NYC water tower.

- 130 Years Of Brooklyn Bridge Photos. Wow.

- Grace of Design Sponge featured me in her Biz Ladies Profile column. Thank you, Grace!

- Stewardesses and reverberated are the two longest words (12 letters each) that can be typed using only the left hand. The longest word that can be typed using only the right hand is lollipop. Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands. (one letter at a time) I heart useless knowledge.

Friday Link Pack

- Vinepeek. And there goes your Friday.

- How to Piss Off A New Yorker in 36 Seconds

- The Swiss paramedics’ leather bag. A beauty.

- Made me laugh: Slow motion video of Kids trying new foods.

- Have More Meetings (But Keep Them Short)

- Did you watch Seth Godin’s CreativeMornings talk?

- The difference between price and value.

- A summer internship I want to apply to.

- Black-and-White Photos of Vintage NASA Facilities

- Interesting! The Do Lectures launched a book series.

- Robottle Corkscrew.

- Daughter covers drafts punk’s “Get Lucky”.

- I Don’t Want Your F***ing App.

- Bill Gates on Flying Cars, the Malaria Epidemic, and Article-Writing Robots

- Wow. MailChimp will switch to a new look and enhanced features in June.

- Do you live in NYC? You can find a Tattly Vending Machine in various awesome stores this summer.

- Pigeon Pillow.

- Stay True Felt Pennant.

- The fine folks of Great Discontent interviewed Jason Fried.

- Massimo Vignelli on the Secret of Great Book Design.

- Michael’s Still the Top Name for New York Babies, and There Are Reasons.

- Yikes. Top 10 Questions Millennials Ask the Internet.

- Monocle is looking to hire a Digital Designer.

Friday Link Pack

(Thank you Jen)

- 23 Signs You’ve Lived In New York City Too Long. #18 made me laugh out loud.

- What a beauty of a vintage vehicle: Messerschmitt KR200 Kabinenroller.

- (Vintage) Joys of Jell-O

- Instant Table.

- What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains.

- Computer Brush.

- “MOM upside down is WOW.

- 10 Golden Rules for Making the Perfect Cup of Tea (1941)

- Guess where you are in the world.

- Pleygo is a rental service that delivers LEGO sets to your door, providing unlimited playtime. LEGO party anyone?

- The People You Meet at McDonald’s

- The Theoretical Minimum is a series of Stanford Continuing Studies courses taught by world renowned physicist Leonard Susskind.

- Looks delicious: Lemonade Jelly with Basil

_ Great ways to differentiate Helvetica from Arial.

- Video: Steven Levy interviews Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.

- Recap of the absolutely fantastic 99U Conference that took place in NYC last week.

- NYC Design Week Bike Map App.

- How to Build a Chic Cardboard Castle. Also, DIY Fold-Away Cardboard Box Playhouse.

- The upcoming NYC BigApps App Design Meetup at Foursquare has quite an impressive line up of speakers.

- My friends at Mule Design in SF are looking to hire a Visual Designer.

- Most nights, Netflix accounts for one-third of all web traffic. (via)

- A seriously beautiful bike bell.

- Some interesting data about how protected bike lanes in NYC dramatically increased retail sales of local businesses. Read Kottke’s post.

- “Livatars”: Take a traditional headshot and make it subtly animated so the person in it appears alive.

Friday Link Pack

- Stylish Bicycle Accessories for ladies.

- This week felt a lot like this.

- Musical Chairs, choosing the right seat.

- Throw Out Your Resume.

- For my German speaking readers: Der Spiegel Online wrote about my desk swap project.

- Refreshingly different: Diablo Toilet Roll Holder

- Really enjoyed this New York Times video piece: Navigating the Supermarket Aisles

- Pretty Cables. Yes! (via)

- Business or Pleasure? Try Both. Professional Conferences Double as Vacation Venues

- How to Transform Your Email into a Productivity Tool, by Jason Womack

- A creative commons flow chart.

- It’s a desk. It’s a bed. It made me look.

- In Lambert’s Cafe in Sikeston, MO, they just throw your bread to you from across the restaurant.

- Photos of White Men Wearing Google Glass

- USA TODAY did a feature on DUMBO, my office neighborhood.

- 9 of the Most Fascinating Abandoned Mansions from Around the World

- Don’t Go Back to School: A Handbook for Learning Anything by my studio mate Kio Stark is now available on Amazon.

- The History of Typography, an animated Short (via)

- Wanted: 25 special customers.

- Tattly is looking to hire a Community Manager and a Summer Design Intern.

- Clip Folding Table. Yes.

- Research confirms that, counterintuitively, relaxing makes you more productive.

- Team Behance is introducing the first 99U book: “Manage Your Day-to-Day

- All kinds of touching: Steve Harvey meets the Florida couple that helped him before he became famous and successful

- Apple’s “All-Time Top Apps

“Anyone can complain, but people who provide solutions make a difference.” Barrett Garese

- Animated GIFs, I love you: Popcorn bomb.

Friday Link Pack

I am all for music videos that feature Ira Glass.

- 8 Ways to Recycle Your Old Smartphone

- YES! NYC’s Expanded Recycling Program to Include All Rigid Plastics for the First Time

- An introduction to Google Analytics for ecommerce

- Touching NYTimes piece: Listen to personal stories of Boston Marathon runners that were right there when the explosion happened.

- Want to learn how to combine typefaces? Tim Brown has you covered! (via)

- This video was shown at the Publishing Luxury Summit to get the audience riled up and thinking positive thoughts about luxury! (thanks Steve)

- My friends at Mailchimp are looking to hire a Software Engineer Intern.

- These Pattern Click Pens make for a really good gift.

- Your manifesto, your culture, by Seth Godin

- 3D color printer that uses paper, not plastic. (via)

- Herman Miller’s best selling office chair sheds 18lbs and piles of plastic to become slimmer, more elegant.

- How To Wash Your Hands In Space

- 25 Summer get-together food and drink ideas.

- I recently bought one of these ridiculously adorable Kikkerland USB Airplane Fans. It’s all kinds of cute and practical.

- 22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist. (via)

- Envelope, a super minimal ipad sleeve.

- Contact Lens Owl Case. All kinds of adorable.

- Woof!

- Three years of the Sun in three minutes. Thanks NASA.

- Makers Gonna Make.

- My friends of Done Not Done are looking to hire a Product Designer, a Frontend Developer and a Python Developer.

Friday Link Pack

- Two Promising Places to Live, 1,200 Light-Years From Earth.

- How wonderful is this 1940s Coney Island amusement park ride car?

- These birdhouses, connected to your Twitter account, called #Flock are all kinds of adorable. Developed by Berg.

- Parents, what would you say if there was an app that lets your kid be more involved in what they’ll find in their lunch box? Sounds good, right? Check out LaLa Lunchbox.

- I am ridiculously excited to be part of the Do Lectures this September in California.

- Kim Perfetto is quite an in impressive female NYC bike messenger.

- Wish this woodcut print was a bit more affordable.

- Dove compared women’s self-image with how others see them. Beautiful.

- Hinge Packing Tape.

- How to talk about books you haven’t read — and why non-reading is an intellectual choice on par with reading.

- White Unicorn Horn Hair Clip. Of course.

- This is a pretty sexy bike if you ask me.

- Nine cultural innovators pay tribute to their greatest inspiration: Their Mothers

- How to Make Crunchy Caramel Popcorn

- Jonnie and I presented the neux TeuxDeux at the most recent New York Tech Meetup. Our presentation starts at 1:11:58.

- The United States has a problem with income inequality. And it’s particularly bad in New York City—according to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau,

- Heart Studs.

- Watch Erik Spiekermann’s TYPO SF Talk. Lots of strong language, but hey, it’s Spiekermann. (via @Fontblog)

- Giant Squishable Panda.

- SnObama, a blog entirely dedicated to images of President Obama eating snow cones, curated by Morgan Ruby.

- The fine folks of ICON Worldwide are looking for a Web Design Intern in Switzerland, the beautiful area of Appenzell, I am from.

Friday Link Pack

Charming how excited Feynman gets explaining the physics behind rubber bands.

- Mini 3D printed version of Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests sculptures? Yes, please!

- Apps, Tools, and Resources creative professionals
use to improve Productivity & Creativity: damnyouartschool.com

- My kids absolutely love their personalized Lost My Name books.

- Desk Rail is a fresh take on desk organization.

- I am totally going to make a Popsicle Garland with Ella this weekend. #crafts

- This Buzzfeed post about people recreating things they saw on Pinterest rather unsuccessfully made me laugh.

- DIY Project to make power cords look good.

- How Sandy Hit Rockaway, a photo project by Kisha Bari.

- I enjoyed this SXSW talk by Peter Thiel, co-Founder of Paypal: You are not a lottery ticket.

- Quite fond of these factory lockers.

- It’s the weekend folks. This.

- I experienced a broad range of emotions reading through The Worst Things for Sale. Warning, some posts are not safe for work.

- My next Quarterly is going out shortly. I am quite excited about it. Yay for surprises.

- The fine folks over at Crush+Lovely are looking to hire a Senior Project Manager.

Friday Link Pack

(via Organized Wonder)

- My studio neighbor Emily made the most amazing sailboat kite. Impressive.

- Jim Hopkins shares 10 quotes that defined the trends and lessons learned at SXSW 2013

- Ink for iOS is the minimal, barebones sketching app I have been looking for. (via)

- T-Shirt Frame.

- Lightmeter app helps you set your exposure right.

- Illegal (yet amazing) night photography atop the Great Pyramid of Giza. (via)

- Giant rainbow sprinkles cake. Yes, please.

- The MacSparky Markdown Field Guide

- Next time you want to hit that Snooze Button. Think again.

- I love rubber stamps and I love mail. Winner.

- Large Fancy Room Filled With Crap Tea Towel by David Shrigley

- Googly Eye Luggage Tag

- Sling Shot and Seed Bomb Kit. Seriously.

- Now that’s what I call a laundry cart.

- Finland’s New Passport Doubles As A Flip Book Of A Walking Moose (via)

- St.Gallen was the closest town to where I grew up in Switzerland, the town my dad is from and where my mom had a big high end clothing store. This site, Memoria St.Gallen, took me back in time, comparing photos from then and now. I downloaded the iphone app, really well done.

- My friends at Harvest are looking to hire a Visual Designer.

- LittleBigDetails is a simple tumblr blog showcasing a collection of UI details. Yes, I’ve written about them before. Totally worth linking to again.

- Actresses without teeth.

Friday Link Pack

Physicist David Neevel built an OREO separator machine. I kid you not.

- This blog made me laugh: Real tough guys don’t need guns, they just need a positive, can-do attitude. (via)

- nbt.fm, hacker news for music articles and songs. (via)

- Thanks to my friend Ted I discovered Help Scout. It has streamlined our Tattly and Teuxdeux customer support. A real pleasure to use.

- Crafts project for the weekend: Painted Egg Cartons.

- Quarterly is a subscription service to wonderful things. And I am one of their contributors.

- Collaborative Consumption just launched their new site.

- My studiomate Sawyer is up for a .net Awards in the young designers category. He is one of the most talented young folks I’ve ever met. Let’s make sure he wins. Submit your vote.

- It’s been an exciting week. We released a brand neux TeuxDeux. If you like keeping lists, you should check out our simple to-do app.

- Don’t use Google Glasses too much. Else

- Real actors read Yelp reviews.

- Christoph Niemann tells the story of his lovely app. My son is crazy about it. Get it here.

- The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten. Here.

- Cool: Vimeo now lets you add filters and music to your videos right on their site.

- My friends over at spoonsisters.com have a super crazy sale going on. 50% on everything. Use discount code: enjoy50.

- Amazon Launches ‘Send to Kindle’ Button For Web Developers & WordPress Blogs

- The fine folks at Happy Cog Austin are looking to hire an Interactive Designer.

- Analog is Heavy is a collection of wallpapers for sale by Able Parris, available for just a $2 bill.

- Handy: MacSafe Adapter Keyring (via)

- Where to dispose of one time use and rechargeable batteries in the US.

- Don’t overpay for shipping.

- Will Ferrell talking to Jeff Garlin for 90 minutes. Wonderful. (via)

- Thanks to Frank Chimero for introducing me to the Pony Mixer.

Friday Link Pack

- Oh, boy. Google is killing Google Reader on July 1st 2013. Users and developers interested in RSS alternatives can export their data, including their subscriptions, with Google Takeout over the course of the next four months.

- The history of emoticons, an essay by Tom McCormack. (via)

- The Cloud is heavy and design isn’t invisible, by Frank Chimero.

- Robot Calendar. (via)

- Muji Bluetooth Speaker

- How the world has changed: St. Peter’s Square in 2005 and 2013

- House Industries launched a photo fun lettering app.

- Photo Timeline for Cellphones (1980 – 1990)

- Vimeo on demand. Interesting.

- Recent tasks Gabriel Weinberg sent to his virtual personal assistants. (via)

- Ampergram lets you create typographic compositions drawn from Instagram photos of letters.

- The 2012 Feltron Annual Report.

- Underwater photos of people swimming under crashing waves.

- Don’t know what I would do without Dropbox. And now it got even better: Dropbox redesigns desktop client with improved notifications and sharing

- Yoko made a t-shirt: Eligible bachelor million dollar boat.

- The Ultimate Guide to Dropshipping

- I gave a 1 hour talk at SXSW in Austin last week. I keep getting a ton of positive feedback, in case you missed it, here it is again. #humbling

- My friends at Area 17 are looking to hire an Interface Developer.

Friday Link Pack

(via the kids should see this)

- Pinokio is that Pixar Intro lamp come to live. (thanks Akbar)

- Patakk: Most artsy animated gif collection I have seen to date.

- You’re connected to everyone else on the web via 19 clicks or less.

- William Channer of Dorm Room Tycoon interviewed me for his lovely podcast series. You can listen to it here.

- The Benefits of Optimism are real, by Emily Esfahani Smith

- Smart: Virb teamed up with Etsy to help you create beautiful websites with a fully integrated shop.

- A short interview with yours truly over on Johnson Banks.

- An experiment by web designer Marko Dugonjić has taken the concept of responsive typography to a new level: using face detection, Dugonjić calculates the proximity a user is from his or her screen, and then adjusts font size accordingly. (via)

- The Future of Customer Service: These Companies Are Getting it Right

- Student solves Rubix Cube while juggling. (via Jad Abumrad)

- Moving NYTimes Article: 40 Years After an Acid Attack, a Life Well

- How to win a climate change argument, in one chart.

- What the smartest people do on the weekend is is what everyone else will do during the week in ten years. Interesting read by Chris Dixon.

- Twitter is hiring Designers. One of their perks: 24/7 Bacon. Oh my!!!

- Mid-Century Modern recipes. Consider me intrigued.

- Every recorded meteorite strike on Earth mapped. (via John Maeda)

- Love this minimal, ready to assemble stool by James McBennett.

- Panic Button Pacifier. Made me laugh.

- The Coolest Experience I Had as an Apple Store Employee

- Why teens are tiring of Facebook

- Useful: 50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things (ugh so much advertising. and boo to slideshows)_

- Very impressive fire fighter drill.

- Model Mothers Slideshow over on the New York Times. (via Joanna)

- Paris in Motion, Timelapse and Stopmotion Photography

- All kinds of nerdy and charming video about how meeting people is complicated: Closer.

- This Baby Beryl just won my heart. And I am not even a kid.

Friday Link Pack

- niice. a search engine with taste.

- Newly published: The Art of Clean Up: Life Made Neat and Tidy. This book makes me all kinds of happy.

- US related businessy stuff: LLC vs S-Corp vs C-Corp

- Spark: A Burning Man Story, Documentary Feature Film Goes Behind the Curtain of the Annual Event

- PBS Documentary: Makers: Women Who Make America

- Spencer Fry put together a thorough Startup Launch Checklist

- Popping Water Balloons in Space

- Fascinating glimpse into how Tweens use Instagram. (via)

- Kickstarter launched an iPhone app. This is dangerous! (I prefer backing over shopping) (via Amrit)

- What the White House Looks Like Completely Gutted. Pictures from 1950. Wow.

- We found our son in the subway, by Peter Mercurio. Most touching story I have come across in ages. There are truly *good* people in this world.

- A Music Video Dropmark Collection my studiomate Sawyer Hollenshead plays sometimes when designing. Don’t know about Dropmark? I use it daily!

- Are you a web designer in NYC, loving Broadway shows? Here’s a potentially ideal job for you.

- One of Dr. Seuss letters as a response to one of his fans.

- When I Grow Up, An Inspirational Animated Short for Kids and Adults

- This year the $1 million TED prize goes to self-organizing learning environments by Suguta Mitra. His wish: School in the Cloud.

- Always makes me smile when I spot a Madpax Bubble Backpack in the neighborhood.

- A group of international scientists have found evidence that an ancient, lost continent may be buried beneath the Indian Ocean floor.

Friday Link Pack

- Great NYTimes article by Gray Matter on Why We Love Beautiful Things

- Photos of classic ‘this & that‘ pairs – with the second item formed into an ampersand. Lovely.

- This is what 200 calories looks like. Powerful.

- United Pixelworkers provide a crash course in selling and shipping 1,000 tees a month. (via The Standardistas)

- LaLa LunchBox App is on sale today. Let your kid decide what’s for lunch!

- A fantastic read: Advice to My Kids by Leo Babauta.

- Hustle T-Shirt

- Cords: If you can’t hide them, embellish them.

- Watch Maria Popova’s (Brainpickings) Keynote at last week’s TOC Conference

- Zoe draws a ‘beast’ a week and they are quite charming. My favorites: The Skunk, Woodchuck and Racoon.

- A purse made out of Oak. Oddly charming.

- How to Clean a Washing Machine

- Fascinating article by Michael Moss: The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

- Oh, you crazy Swedes! Why are you so awesome?

- Stately Font Lets You Make Data Maps Of The U.S., Just By Typing

- 21 (!) CreativeMornings are happening around the world today. Consider me humbled.

- Table&Tennis combines a ping pong table with the qualities of a dinner or conference table.

- CNN’s 12 rules of the internet. (via)

- 7 Tips for Getting to Inbox Zero by Rory Vaden

- David Pogues’ Times column on the world’s first full-frame compact camera. An expensive experiment from Sony.

- Happy Cog in Austin is looking to hire an Interactive Designer.

- Tumblr is not What you Think, by Adam Rifkin

- The speaker roster for the upcoming 99u conference is out. Impressive. My personal highlight is Sugru Inventor and CEO Jane ni Dhulchaointigh.

- EyeDrop.me is an app that lets you find swatches from your favorite websites!

Friday Link Pack

- Stanford experiment shows that virtual superpowers encourage real-world empathy.

- André Cassagnes, inventor of the Etch A Sketch, died Jan. 16 at the age of 86. Now, the brand’s ad agency, Team Detroit, has crafted this tribute to the man.

- Tote Bag by Andrew Neyer.

- Designing For The Modern Web

- Turn your baby into a unicorn with this hat.

- 8 Minutes of Earth’s Rotation.

- A kids suitcase that is also a Scooter? Scootcase!

- Rusty collects quotes.

- Do you use Skype, Meeting Burner, Team Viewer or Google Hangout? Check out this Video Conferencing Shootout.

- Love the Jack N’Jill Natural Kids Toothpaste branding. Let’s see what my kids will think of the taste…

- Have a special someone in your life that loves Ping Pong? Get them a customized paddle.

- The Porsche 911: An ode to iteration

- Do what you can to ‘exist’ today. – Michael Galpert

- My friend Anne is giving a Skillshare class in which she will teach you how to create visual maps. Interesting.

- Tiny Lightning Studs.

- “Made in the USA” Gets a Makeover

- My friends over at Kickstarter are looking to hire a Product Designer.

- Love the Brooklyn Cruiser.

Friday Link Pack

(via bblinks)

- Rock the Shack is a recent book by Gestalten on the architecture of cabins, cocoons and hide-outs. Lovely.

- “Dog Eat Dog,” a true (though humorously exaggerated) story about how actor Zachary Quinto adopted his first dog from a Los Angeles animal shelter.

- For all of you that use Apple’s Mail app, this article might be useful: Turning Mail.app Into the Best Mac Email App

- One more Mail App related link: The Mail Act-on PlugIn lets you create email shortcuts within Apple’s Mail app. (Just like you can in Gmail or Sparrow)

- For all those crazy cat ladies.

- Made me laugh: 18 Complicated Scientific Ideas Explained Simply.

- Have you seen Paperman yet?

- Absolutely breathtaking photos. (via @nickbilton)

- Have a look inside Will Ferrel’s NYC home.

- Make your bike glow!

- The lovely folks at Petit Alma are looking to hire a Production Artist Intern.

- How To Avoid Co-Founder Conflict

- Congrats to Hoefler & Frere-Jones for their new typeface Landmark. A beauty.

- Seriously beautiful patterned Japanese manhole covers!

- Formula for Entrepreneurial Success. I currently struggle with people/coffees in #3.

- Listen to the amusing lyrics in this song. It might make you hungry.

- This Felt Pouf by Ligne Roset gets my thumbs up.

- I need a “NO” version of this banner to hang over my desk.

- On January 26th, three urban adventures walked the entire length of Broadway, 16miles in one one day, and documented interestingness they saw along the way: Broadway-walk.com (Wish they would show more than just 25 pictures per person)

- What a gem Caterina found: The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner

- Everyone’s been talking about the Mailbox app that launched yesterday. My friend Max claims that Mailstrom is worth checking out. He is a smart man, so I trust his word.

Friday Link Pack

(via Jerri)

- 100 Designers each create a wooden toy car. So much YES!

- 35 Gut Checks When Founding Your First Company. (via Michael)

- 46 Reasons My Three Year Old Might be Freaking Out. (Thank you Maria)

- You’re into lettering? You’ll love this book.

- Interesting read: Eight UX Design Trends for 2013

- YO! It’s the SEO Rapper. (via)

- Starting a new agency/ Check jargonated for an instant tagline.

- Fiona Richards built a beautiful work table and shares the plans with us.

- This list is full of amazing tips and tricks to work more efficiently online! (Thank you Nate)

- Interesting article: Twitter’s Speech Problem: Hashtags and Hate (via Scott)

- Intense but interesting: Discover North Korea in 2 minutes (via Zach)

- Take a Virtual Tour of the Grand Canyon With New Google Imagery

- Saw this deer paper head and same style horse heads at the New York International Gift Fair a few days ago. Can’t wait until the horse is up on their site.

- Saw this nifty Flygrip at the NYIGF. I tried it and it’s impressively practical. Not sure about the price point though.

- Hackdesign: Receive a design lesson in your inbox each week, hand crafted by a design pro.

- Oh, Everlane is looking to hire an Interaction Designer.

- Jim Coudal is one of my role models. Loved listening to him on the The New Disruptors Podcast (buzzwordy name, but great podcast). (Thanks Rusty)

- Is this what potty training looks like in 2013? Filed under Products the World Doesn’t Need. All kinds of sad. (thanks aaron)

Friday Link Pack

(From the TV Show Mad Men)

- The mighty Jeffrey Zeldman interviewed me for the Big Web Show.

- I want one of these $10 DIY One Hour Upcycled Firepits

- Lovely, minimal alphabet pillow.

- Vintage Carnival Tickets anyone?

- A list of vendor recommendations by Rob Giampietro.

- Wesley wrote an honest blogpost about Ways to Mess Up Hiring.

- Marc Johns came out with a book: I made these drawings for you

- Queen Elizabeth with 12 U.S. Presidents. (via kottke)

- What astronauts eat.

- The Chrome Niko Camera Backpack looks solid.

- The 10 most beautiful kindergardens in the world.

- “Reviews on Amazon are becoming attack weapons, intended to sink new books as soon as they are published.” Swarming a Book Online, by David Streitfeld

- Useful: How to tie a bow tie

- “All I want is to go to a website, enjoy it for the time I’ve decided to spend there, and then move on with my life,” he continued. “Is that so much to ask?” Internet Users Demand Less Interactivity (Satire Alert Everyone)

- Do you use Photoshop? You might enjoy photoshopsecrets.tumblr.com

- My friends at Krate are looking to hire a senior web developer.

- Alfred Hitchcock gives us a visual presentation lesson.

- Cloud Corkboard. Cute.

Friday Link Pack

This giant Barry McGee mural in Brooklyn is just down the street form my house. So, awesome.

- The Chinese have bumper icecarts, taking iceskating to a whole new level!

- This made me laugh, but my mom wouldn’t get it: “Genius way of making people pay for your app.” (via @codepo8)

- American Airlines’s brand got a facelift. Would love to know what Massimo Vignelli thinks about this.

- This Diabetic Journal Kickstarter allows you to easily keep track of your blood glucose levels, meals, activites and medication. (I had gestational diabetes when pregnant with my son and know first hand how tedious it is to keep track of all the data.)

- Hilarious bad lip reading of NFL players.

- So excited: ScanSnap iX500: a great scanner gets even better

- Researchers put some science behind why comment trolls are bad for culture.

- Claire Burge gave up email. Bold.

- NYC Plushes.

- Why you can’t cry in space. Really.

- Wow! Watch 138 skydivers break the world record for vertical skydiving.

- Broccoli purse anyone?

- A dad’s guide to an easy ponytail. (Please don’t try this on your kid) (via)

- Check out these Valentine Tattly! Be prepared!

- Maria Popova (aka Brain Picker) on why we need an antidote to the culture of Google.

- Oliver Reichenstein talks on digital vs. analog.

- The non-alarmist guide to the flu.

- Can Money Buy Happiness? The Science of Materialism, Animated.

- Idealist in Portland OR is looking to hire a Web Designer.

- I am loving Done Not Done. A brand new service that lets you keep track of the things you want to do, don’t have to do. You can currently track movies, books and music. Here’s my growing not done list.

- These Hippopotamus Mittens are seriously adorable.

Friday Link Pack

Fantastic short documentary on Colossal Media on how they painted the Etsy mural last December in Soho!

- Let’s fight designjargonbullshit. (via)

- Who goes first?

- Seriously honored to have been invited to speak at SXSW on March 10th.

- Install Picturelife on your computer, tablet or smartphone and every photo you take is automatically stored in your Picturelife library. Automatically backed up and accessible from anywhere.

- Search YouTube, Vimeo and Dailymotion at the same time with checkoutthelatest.com. i.e. Search result for CreativeMornings. (via)

- “You don’t get credit for being safe in Life!” I actually agree with Ice T here.

- Do you have your elevator pitch down? No? Here’s how you can fix it.

- A Wikipedia list of hoaxes on Wikipedia. Really. (via @donohue)

- What results when 29 interaction design students have the opportunity to contribute to an IxD-focused book list? Here.

- Copenhagen-based designer Ruth Vissing designed a series of typographic posters.

- “How do we run around on the vast field of the internet without being crippled & disfigured by the landmines of hatred?” Amanda Palmer on Internet Hatred.

- Are you looking to hire? Use discount code SWISS2013 to get 50% off an AuthenticJobs listing until Jan 11th.

- Lifehacker shares some awesome tips on making your Google searches more efficient.

- It’s never too late to make art featuring the wonderful Lisa Congdon.

- The NOAA says that 2012 was the hottest year on record.

- A collection of great product videos over on Gimmebar. (via)

- Why did infinite scroll fail at Etsy?

- Kevin Kelly on how the internet is expanding the boundaries of the normal and the possible.

Friday Link Pack

Breaking Typo by Mihaly Szilagyi

- Lettering vs. Calligraphy, a visual dialogue between a letterer and a calligrapher.

- The Swiss Matterhorn is simply stunning. (thanks Rob)

- Jennifer Hagler has the most stunning home. She blogs about it over on amerrymisshap.com.

- Grizcoat, for when you need a bear coat.

- The Hamilton Wood Type museum is being forced to vacate their historic building. They need our help.

- Keep having to come back to this now that I am using the Google Gmail Interface more and more. Gmail Shortcuts.

- Know your Design Saints. Made me chuckle.

- Thinking of hiring some fresh talent for 2013? Use discount code SWISS2013 to get 50% off an Authentic Jobs listing until Jan 11th.

- How blind people use Instagram.

- In “More Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind”, Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE share some simple but impressive facts.

- Rob Griffiths dug around and found out how to remove Google+ plus from your account.

- Apparently Zaha Hadid is working on a new building in China and it’s being pirated as she is building the original. Wow, that’s bold.

- The Fox is Black is looking for a female writer.

- Sled are leather and wood cases for the iPhone 5, crafted by hand in NYC + Boston.

- Kindling Quarterly, a new magazine for fathers.

- Do you host a lost of events? You might be interested in Gather, MailChimp’s SMS for Events

Friday Link Pack

A short history of the animated Gif. (via James)

- Canadian photographer François Brunelle took 200 photos of people who look like identical twins—but actually aren’t even related. Wow!

- In case you missed it: Snow Fall, The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek. The NYTimes created a stunning online reading experience.

- Helmet Oddity: A Supercut of Space Suit Helmets

- The Top 10 New Yorker Stories of 2012. (The slideshow format is killing me.)

- Put your photos into unique shapes with Shapely. (But don’t go overboard, ok?)

- Sweet photographic moments of childhood. (Thanks Tanya)

- How to cook the perfect Rösti. (= giant Swiss of a hash brown)

- Only 4 more days left to get on the Tattly Subscription train. Next chance will be in July.

- Geometry visualized: Demonstrating the Pythagorean theorem with liquid.

- A bicycle horn that sound like a car horn.

- Watch Portrait of an Artist: Jackson Pollock, the 1987 Documentary Narrated by Melvyn Bragg

- Incredible bartender/singer covers Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” at a tiny NYC piano bar called Brandy’s – a Susan Boyle from the Upper East Side.

- Leadership is just a series of moments where you do the right thing.

- Share Wi-Fi. Earn free data. Repeat. Karma: the first social hotspot.

- British People Problems. (via coudal)

- You’re a developer and into the arts? The fine folks at Paddle8 are looking to hire a Senior Developer.

- Of course we can all live without a natural bristle laptop keyboard brush. But, isn’t it pretty?