Archive for October, 2007


Thanks Swissmiss for the laugh, this one’s for you Emanuel. Advertisements

Fly your flag


This online tool allows you to create a flag based on your allegiances to all the countries, colours and symbols of the world. A world flag mashup. It also takes you through the flag of every country and explains the symbolism behind the designs. Link > This site also reminds me of that great study […]

The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) has set up an online consumption atlas to show the eco-footprint of every area in Australia. It seems that people living in the more affluent suburbs of the inner east and north are responsible for the production of more than double the amount of greenhouse gases than those in less […]

Good type video


Need to explain what you do to your friends and family? This video is a good introduction to the power of typography and features two of my favourite typographers, Jonathon Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones from Hoefler & Frere-Jones bureau. Via Type for You and Newstoday.

  The Bubble Project stuck speech bubbles onto advertising posters as an open invitation for the public to comment. The results were photographed are are online here > You can download your own for a wee bit of culture jamming should you be so inclined.

Creating a font


  This post on I Love Typography comes from Serif and is all about how to go about making your own font. Link >

Not Quite Art


If you like your art to be a bit more about the stuff outside the major galleries, then this show is for you. Not Quite Art is hosted by Marcus Westbury, founder of the This is Not Art Festival in Newcastle. The show is on ABC TV on Tuesday nights at 10pm, or you can […]