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28 Jul 14 at 10 am

seamus-liam-obrien:

I recently painted a sign (or letter!) on the front door of the graphic recording firm, Imagethink (Brooklyn, NY).  
Much thanks to Heather Willems and Nora Herting for the opportunity to make their front door shine!!

gorgeous!

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seamus-liam-obrien:

I recently painted a sign (or letter!) on the front door of the graphic recording firm, Imagethink (Brooklyn, NY).  Much thanks to Heather Willems and Nora Herting for the opportunity to make their front door shine!!

gorgeous!
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28 Jul 14 at 10 am

weandthecolor:

Silo Slab Typeface

Check out this unique slab serif typeface! Silo Slab was designed and released by TypeUnion in 2014.

You can find more information about this slab serif font on WE AND THE COLOR or buy it on MyFonts.com

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weandthecolor:

Silo Slab Typeface
Check out this unique slab serif typeface! Silo Slab was designed and released by TypeUnion in 2014.
You can find more information about this slab serif font on WE AND THE COLOR or buy it on MyFonts.com
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24 Jul 14 at 8 pm

This is a personal project I did for one of the greatest softdrinks there is. “Julmust”

Julmust, or directly translated; “Christmas sap”. Its a swedish beverage mostly consumed during Christmas in Sweden. I did this small project based on the concept to tell the rest of the world about this awesome drink, and f ex, to bring something typical home from sweden as a gift when visiting.

The visual concept is built on the creator of the beverage´s background as a chemist, and a typical swedish christmaselement, the strawgoat/yulegoat, which´s origin dates back a long time in pagan nordic christmas traditions.

(Source: behance.net, via typographie)

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01 Jul 14 at 11 am

nomworks:

ハーブ農園 ペザン

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08 Jun 14 at 3 am

tylerjacobthompson:

Personal logo roughs and variations. I initially wanted to go for more of a purely typographic approach based on the philosophy that type can speak for a body of work without saying to much or too little. However, I do like the look of monograms and what they can do in that they can achieve something similar to a typographic logo but can also act as a stand alone image at the same time.

tylerjacobthompson:

Personal logo roughs and variations. I initially wanted to go for more of a purely typographic approach based on the philosophy that type can speak for a body of work without saying to much or too little. However, I do like the look of monograms and what they can do in that they can achieve something similar to a typographic logo but can also act as a stand alone image at the same time.
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08 May 14 at 1 am

staceythinx:

Orbital Mechanics by Tatiana Plakhova 

(Source: fubiz.net, via songs-of-earth)

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07 May 14 at 11 pm

Helsinki Food Company provides design and production services to food industry and other industries close by. Basically, they do everything that involves food consulting or food styling: from developing recipies to producing TV-shows and media productions.

The spearhead of the identity is the logo of Helsinki Food Company. It includes different, somewhat self-evident but stylish, topical references to food and eating (a fork, a plate and a wine glass).

To compliment the logo a fitting typography, colour palette and pattern were designed. The colours are based on chosen, favourite delicacies. Pattern summarizes Helsinki Food Company’s core idea (We Love Good Food). It has been derived from HFC office space, more specifically from their floor tiling.

Visual identity comprehensively covers all the Helsinki Food Company communication, from online design and package labeling to stationary and window signaging.

Cost-efficiency was kept strictly in mind, so most of applications can be executed and produced easily in-house. This gives great freedom to HFC personnel—and it also saves a lot of money. Good design and luxurious appearance does not always require a big fat bag of money.

(Source: behance.net, via typographie)

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30 Apr 14 at 6 pm

popchartlab:

Trace the progression of graphic design from the Victorian era to the modern digital age with this new print — each major style of graphic expression from the last 200 years is represented here.

20% off for 24 hours only!

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popchartlab:

Trace the progression of graphic design from the Victorian era to the modern digital age with this new print — each major style of graphic expression from the last 200 years is represented here.
20% off for 24 hours only!
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28 Apr 14 at 12 am

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16 Apr 14 at 10 am

weandthecolor:

Sánchez Font Family

Sánchez is a serif typeface designed by Daniel Hernández that belongs to the classification of slab serif or Egyptian fonts.

The Sánchez slab serif font is available for download on MyFonts.com

Check out more about the Sánchez font family by Daniel Hernández or discover other recommended fonts on WE AND THE COLOR.

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weandthecolor:

Sánchez Font Family
Sánchez is a serif typeface designed by Daniel Hernández that belongs to the classification of slab serif or Egyptian fonts.
The Sánchez slab serif font is available for download on MyFonts.com
Check out more about the Sánchez font family by Daniel Hernández or discover other recommended fonts on WE AND THE COLOR.
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weandthecolor:

More about the Orée Board – a wooden keyboard on WE AND THE COLOR
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weandthecolor:

More of the packaging design for Moon Mountain Vodka by Nick Agin on WE AND THE COLOR
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03 Apr 14 at 1 pm

sunflower-mama:

nieceoftheserpent:

theskaldspeaks:

needtherapy:

jnenifre:

From Facebook

After spending years developing a simple machine to make inexpensive sanitary pads, Arunachalam Muruganantham has become the unlikely leader of a menstrual health revolution in rural India. Over sixteen years, Muruganantham’s machine has spread to 1,300 villages in 23 states and since most of his clients are NGOs and women’s self-help groups who produce and sell the pads directly in a “by the women, for the women, and to the women” model, the average machine also provides employment for ten women. 

Muruganantham’s interest in menstrual health began in 1998 when, as a young, newly married man, he saw his wife, Shanthi, hiding the rags she used as menstrual cloths. Like most men in his village, he had no idea about the reality of menstruation and was horrified that cloths that “I would not even use… to clean my scooter” were his wife’s solution to menstrual sanitation. When he asked why she didn’t buy sanitary pads, she told him that the expense would prevent her from buying staples like milk for the family. 

Muruganantham, who left school at age 14 to start working, decided to try making his own sanitary pads for less but the testing of his first prototype ran into a snag almost immediately: Muruganantham had no idea that periods were monthly. “I can’t wait a month for each feedback, it’ll take two decades!” he said, and sought volunteers among the women in his community. He discovered that less than 10% of the women in his area used sanitary pads, instead using rags, sawdust, leaves, or ash. Even if they did use cloths, they were too embarrassed to dry them in the sun, meaning that they never got disinfected — contributing to the approximately 70% of all reproductive diseases in India that are caused by poor menstrual hygiene. 

Finding volunteers was nearly impossible: women were embarrassed, or afraid of myths about sanitary pads that say that women who use them will go blind or never marry. Muruganantham came up with an ingenious solution: “I became the man who wore a sanitary pad,” he says. He made an artificial uterus, filled it with goat’s blood, and wore it throughout the day. But his determination had severe consequences: his village concluded he was a pervert with a sexual disease, his mother left his household in shame and his wife left him. As he remarks in the documentary “Menstrual Man” about his experience, “So you see God’s sense of humour. I’d started the research for my wife and after 18 months she left me!”

After years of research, Muruganantham perfected his machine and now works with NGOs and women’s self-help groups to distribute it. Women can use it to make sanitary napkins for themselves, but he encourages them to make pads to sell as well to provide employment for women in poor communities. And, since 23% of girls drop out of school once they start menstruating, he also works with schools, teaching girls to make their own pads: “Why wait till they are women? Why not empower girls?” 

As communities accepted his machine, opinions of his “crazy” behavior changed. Five and a half years after she left, Shanthi contacted him, and they are now living together again. She says it was hard living with the ostracization that came from his project, but now, she helps spread the word about sanitary napkins to other women. “Initially I used to be very shy when talking to people about it, but after all this time, people have started to open up. Now they come and talk to me, they ask questions and they also get sanitary napkins to try them.”

In 2009, Muruganantham was honored with a national Innovation Award in 2009 by then President of India, Pratibha Patil, beating out nearly 1,000 other entries. Now, he’s looking at expanding to other countries and believes that 106 countries could benefit from his invention. 

Muruganantham is proud to have made such a difference: “from childhood I know no human being died because of poverty — everything happens because of ignorance… I have accumulated no money but I accumulate a lot of happiness.” His proudest moment? A year after he installed one of the machines in a village so poor that, for generations, no one had earned enough for their children to attend school. Then he received a call from one of the women selling sanitary pads who told him that, thanks to the income, her daughter was now able to go to school. 

To read more about Muruganantham’s story, the BBC featured a recent profile on him at http://bbc.in/1i8tebG or watch his TED talk at http://bit.ly/1n594l6. You can also view his company’s website at http://newinventions.in/

To learn more about the 2013 documentary Menstrual Man about Muruganantham, visit http://www.menstrualman.com/

For resources to help girls prepare for and understand their periods - including several first period kits - visit our post on: “That Time of the Month: Teaching Your Mighty Girl about Her Menstrual Cycle” at www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=3281

To help your tween understand the changes she’s experiencing both physically and emotionally during puberty, check out the books recommended in our post on “Talking with Tweens and Teens About Their Bodies” at http://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=2229

And, if you’re looking for ways to encourage your children to become the next engineering and technology innovators, visit A Mighty Girl’s STEM toy section athttp://www.amightygirl.com/toys/toys-games/science-math

Awesome, dude. Awesome. I mean, AWESOME.

WHAT AN EPIC BADASS!

This man is awesome!

This is one of the best things I have ever read!!

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sunflower-mama:

nieceoftheserpent:

theskaldspeaks:

needtherapy:

jnenifre:

From Facebook

After spending years developing a simple machine to make inexpensive sanitary pads, Arunachalam Muruganantham has become the unlikely leader of a menstrual health revolution in rural India. Over sixteen years, Muruganantham’s machine has spread to 1,300 villages in 23 states and since most of his clients are NGOs and women’s self-help groups who produce and sell the pads directly in a “by the women, for the women, and to the women” model, the average machine also provides employment for ten women. Muruganantham’s interest in menstrual health began in 1998 when, as a young, newly married man, he saw his wife, Shanthi, hiding the rags she used as menstrual cloths. Like most men in his village, he had no idea about the reality of menstruation and was horrified that cloths that “I would not even use… to clean my scooter” were his wife’s solution to menstrual sanitation. When he asked why she didn’t buy sanitary pads, she told him that the expense would prevent her from buying staples like milk for the family. Muruganantham, who left school at age 14 to start working, decided to try making his own sanitary pads for less but the testing of his first prototype ran into a snag almost immediately: Muruganantham had no idea that periods were monthly. “I can’t wait a month for each feedback, it’ll take two decades!” he said, and sought volunteers among the women in his community. He discovered that less than 10% of the women in his area used sanitary pads, instead using rags, sawdust, leaves, or ash. Even if they did use cloths, they were too embarrassed to dry them in the sun, meaning that they never got disinfected — contributing to the approximately 70% of all reproductive diseases in India that are caused by poor menstrual hygiene. Finding volunteers was nearly impossible: women were embarrassed, or afraid of myths about sanitary pads that say that women who use them will go blind or never marry. Muruganantham came up with an ingenious solution: “I became the man who wore a sanitary pad,” he says. He made an artificial uterus, filled it with goat’s blood, and wore it throughout the day. But his determination had severe consequences: his village concluded he was a pervert with a sexual disease, his mother left his household in shame and his wife left him. As he remarks in the documentary “Menstrual Man” about his experience, “So you see God’s sense of humour. I’d started the research for my wife and after 18 months she left me!”After years of research, Muruganantham perfected his machine and now works with NGOs and women’s self-help groups to distribute it. Women can use it to make sanitary napkins for themselves, but he encourages them to make pads to sell as well to provide employment for women in poor communities. And, since 23% of girls drop out of school once they start menstruating, he also works with schools, teaching girls to make their own pads: “Why wait till they are women? Why not empower girls?” As communities accepted his machine, opinions of his “crazy” behavior changed. Five and a half years after she left, Shanthi contacted him, and they are now living together again. She says it was hard living with the ostracization that came from his project, but now, she helps spread the word about sanitary napkins to other women. “Initially I used to be very shy when talking to people about it, but after all this time, people have started to open up. Now they come and talk to me, they ask questions and they also get sanitary napkins to try them.”In 2009, Muruganantham was honored with a national Innovation Award in 2009 by then President of India, Pratibha Patil, beating out nearly 1,000 other entries. Now, he’s looking at expanding to other countries and believes that 106 countries could benefit from his invention. Muruganantham is proud to have made such a difference: “from childhood I know no human being died because of poverty — everything happens because of ignorance… I have accumulated no money but I accumulate a lot of happiness.” His proudest moment? A year after he installed one of the machines in a village so poor that, for generations, no one had earned enough for their children to attend school. Then he received a call from one of the women selling sanitary pads who told him that, thanks to the income, her daughter was now able to go to school. To read more about Muruganantham’s story, the BBC featured a recent profile on him at http://bbc.in/1i8tebG or watch his TED talk at http://bit.ly/1n594l6. You can also view his company’s website at http://newinventions.in/To learn more about the 2013 documentary Menstrual Man about Muruganantham, visit http://www.menstrualman.com/For resources to help girls prepare for and understand their periods - including several first period kits - visit our post on: “That Time of the Month: Teaching Your Mighty Girl about Her Menstrual Cycle” at www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=3281To help your tween understand the changes she’s experiencing both physically and emotionally during puberty, check out the books recommended in our post on “Talking with Tweens and Teens About Their Bodies” at http://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=2229And, if you’re looking for ways to encourage your children to become the next engineering and technology innovators, visit A Mighty Girl’s STEM toy section athttp://www.amightygirl.com/toys/toys-games/science-math


Awesome, dude. Awesome. I mean, AWESOME.

WHAT AN EPIC BADASS!

This man is awesome!

This is one of the best things I have ever read!!