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Friday’s favorite things: April 29th

Colm Larkin

April 29, 2016

Every Friday we round up some of our favorite finds on the web, from illustrations and videos to fonts and photography. This week, we put our feet up with some creative design and branding books.

Let’s get fiscal
For 24 years, UK-based agency AMV BBDO has been creating worthwhile and witty ads for weekly newspaper, The Economist. Every one of these ads, along with the story behind their creation, is collected in Well-written and red, a book that will make you smile and think at the same time.

Well-written and red


Feast for the eyes
Knife and Fork is a stunning showcase of original and unconventional visual identities created for business in the world of food and drink, from restaurants and espresso bars to chocolate manufacturers and cookery schools.

Knife and Fork published by Gestalten


Hand of Kate
In Make Your Own Luck, graphic designer Kate Moross provides insider tips to making it in the world of design, based on her experience working for high-profile brands like Nike and Google. The book also features lots of examples of her bold and beautiful designs, illustrations and typography.

Make Your Own Luck by Kate Moross


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