Friday’s favorite things: May 1st

Colm Larkin

May 1, 2015

Every Friday we round up some of our favorite finds on the web this week, from illustrations and videos to fonts and photography.

Designing for peanuts
Legendary book cover designer, Chip Kidd spoke at this week’s Bloomberg Businessweek Design conference in San Francisco. This preview of his design for a new Charles Schultz retrospective (as shared on Twitter by @aarieff) is a masterful illustration of the book’s title: Only What’s Necessary.

Chip Kidd photo by @aarieff

Hightail’s VP of Design, Bill Wetherell was also impressed with Chip Kidd’s talk. Check out Bill’s recent blog post for his highlights from the event.

White dot
Is television dying? Global ad agency Digitas asked some clever media types for their opinion and the resulting two-minute video is insightful.

Fabulous food trucks
Print decided to showcase an oft-overlooked area of design and branding in this post collecting the site’s seven favorite food truck designs, including our go-to tikka burrito provider, Curry Up Now.

Curry Up Now food truck

What did you see this week that grabbed your attention? Feel free to share your favorite finds in the comments section below.

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