By Sarah

So everywhere I look right now there seems to be people engaging in some sort of challenge. Fitness, endurance, weight loss, photography, book writing and design is no exception. I spoke a few weeks back about an American designer who is doing the #100daysoffonts challenge and it made me think about doing my own.

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By Sarah

The designers over at Hoefler & Co have been busy. They've a cracking new site called Discover Typography. It presents font snapshots, each with a different theme, and explores how they can be used. You can find out individual font names, add selected fonts to your typography.com wish list, where you can of course then purchase the fonts, and download each snapshot as a desktop or mobile wallpaper. It's pretty cute!

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By Sarah

STUDIOJQ is a small independent design consultancy based in Bristol, UK. STUDIOJQ is lead by Jonathan Quintin – he has created inspirational work at the world’s top design studios for clients including Aon/Manchester United, Auto Trader UK, Bosch, Google, Intel, Mitsubishi Motors, Moscow Raceway, NASCAR, NBC Sports Network, Rockstar Energy Drink, The Co-operative and VMware. The latest project to come out of the studio is a fascinating branding project called Animal Kingdom.   via

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By Sarah

I'm completely obsessed with notebooks. I'm actually hyperventilating waiting for my Code & Quill notebooks to arrive, so i'm placating myself with beauties like this from tyyp. I'd consider learning German just to use this. via

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By Sarah

Erik Spiekermann’s name is ubiquitous in graphic design and the world of typography, perhaps he’s best known for the signage Berliners see everyday – he created the passenger information for the BVG (Berlin Transit) and the current Deutsche Bahn aesthetic – as well as campaigns for Audi, Volkswagen and Nokia. via Freunde von

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By Sarah

So Strikingly is not a new thing. Designers, companies and freelancers are using their simple easy to use webapp to create websites of all shapes and sizes.   The customisation options available through the service are quite impressive and with regular updates and support, there's no doubt it will only become even more popular.   They have launched a new service however that allows you to create an online resumé from your LinkedIn profile. I'm

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