The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #29

  1. Paula Scher | Ephemeral or Indelible? | “Paula Scher takes us through different types of ink she’s worked in and the way she feels about them.”
  2. Pitney Bowes — Corporate Icons | Such nice iconography and animations by Forma & Co (via Chris Glass)
  3. NO DICKHEADS! | “A Guide To Building Happy, Healthy, and Creative Teams.”
  4. History Museum exhibits behind the scenes | Check out this excellent project by Friend of Tremendousness™ and comics artist extraordinaire Dan Zettwoch.
  5. Making Your First Zine: From Idea to Illustration | “Get ready to go zine crazy! Join the delightful designer and illustrator Kate Bingaman-Burt to learn how to make your first zine. This 45-minute class is full of history, ideas, and illustration tips to free your imagination and help you create an awesome, empowering little piece of print.”
  6. On writing post-fatherhood | “I made a promise to Owen before he was born that I would not use him as an excuse to fail at The Thing I needed to do.”
  7. Ampersand vs. Asperand | “One of the many names for the figure @. More often, it’s called the “at sign.” Again it’s a ligature…”
  8. The Designer of ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign and the model for Norman Rockwell’s ‘Rosie the Riveter’ both died this week | Goodbye to two important but largely unknown women (see an homage to Willis’ sign in our work for the American Advertising Federation).
  9. A stunning visualization of our divided Congress | “Political polarization is on the rise, and with it come lots of clever new ways to visualize that polarization.”
  10. Copyright Protection for Certain Visual Works | “The U.S. Copyright Office is reviewing how certain visual works, particularly photographs, graphic artworks, and illustrations, are monetized, enforced, and registered under the Copyright Act. The Office seeks commentary on the current marketplace for these visual works, as well as observations regarding the real or potential obstacles that authors, and, as applicable, their licensees or other representatives face when navigating the digital landscape.” Have an opinion on this? Now’s the time to let the U.S. Copyright Office know.

Icons by Forma & Co for Pitney Bowes.