I just opened my Sugru community newsletter and learned that I can now buy shares in the company I love so much.
There’s no other company that makes my heart go pitter patter the way Sugru does. (You can watch their story here.)
I am so totally investing a teeny tiny bit of money. (It starts as low as £10) How can I not? I am such a fan and respect Jane and her team so much! What a smart move!
UPDATE: So, if you live in the US, Canada and Japan, you’re unfortunately out of luck. Crowdfunding is apparently not regulated yet in these countries, so, we’re not allowed to participate. Major womp womp moment here!
Netherland based Frontstand was introduced just a few days ago at TYPO Berlin and aims to be the iTunes of Fonts. Fontstand has created a Mac OS X app that allows users to test drive fonts from 20 international type foundries and independent designers for an hour at no charge. Fonts can then be rented for 30-day periods at 10 percent of the purchase price, with no location-based restrictions. This is fantastic!
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Just launched: An archive of Seymour Chwast’s body of work. This archive is a treasure trove of epic proportions. Featuring selections from the designer’s personal collection, the site includes posters, books, packaging, typography, painting, sculpture, editorial illustrations, and ephemera from the 1940s to the present.
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