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The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #16

by | January 16, 2015, 12:07pm

  1. Responsive Logos | “An exploration into scalable logos for the modern web. Resize your browser (or rotate your device) to see the reductions based on screen size.”
  2. No more “put a skirt on it” | “I gave a lightning talk at Double Union a couple weeks ago. It addresses something I’ve long been frustrated with: the sorry state of ‘default’ imagery.”
  3. This 16th Century Book Can Be Read Six Different Ways | “Printed in the late 16th century this small book from the National Library of Sweden is an example of sixfold dos-à-dos binding, where six books are conjoined into a single publication but can be read individually with the help of six perfectly placed clasps.”
  4. My New Book Is Called How They Got There | “…it features fourteen interviews that I conducted with designers of prominence—many of the names will be familiar to readers of this blog, while others are up and comers or have built fantastic careers outside of the main spotlight.”
  5. How Wes Anderson’s Cinematographer Shot These 9 Great Scenes | “…to find out just what goes into his carefully composed shots, you’ll want to talk to Robert Yeoman. The 63-year-old cinematographer has shot every one of Anderson’s films (save for the stop-motion Fantastic Mr. Fox)…”
  6. 24 pieces of life advice from Werner Herzog | “Paul Cronin’s book of conversations with filmmaker Werner Herzog is called Werner Herzog – A Guide for the Perplexed. On the back cover of the book, Herzog offers a list of advice for filmmakers that doubles as general purpose life advice.”
  7. Stephen Hawking’s Big Ideas, Made Simple | “If you’ve ever wondered what specifically Stephen Hawking’s big contributions to science were, and you have two and a half minutes to spare, this animation is for you.”
  8. Thoughts on Designing Information | “Eighteen internationally reputed designers were interviewed by the editors Inge Gobert and Johan Van Looveren.”
  9. One Student’s Epic Tweets Call Out the Biggest Hypocrites Marching for Free Speech In Paris | “They’re right. In what can only be described as an epic series of 21 pointed tweets, London School for Economics Middle East Society co-president Daniel Wickham points out that many of the world leaders who marched Sunday through the streets of Paris are not the world’s biggest advocates for press freedom.”
  10. Disney make use of table layouts in their emails | “…shows a representation of a character with images disabled.”

Image Courtesy National Library of Sweden.