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Friday’s favorite things: April 3rd

Colm Larkin

April 3, 2015

Welcome to a new series where we round up some of our favorite finds on the web this week, from illustrations and videos to fonts and photography.

Stamp of approval
The illustration work of Mexican outsider artist Martín Ramírez has been selected to appear on a new set of USPS postage stamps. This Design Observer article showcases all five stamps, plus interviews the art director who designed them.Martin Ramirez USPS stamp

Nuclear energy is awesome/terrible
This pair of beautifully animated videos by German design studio Kurzgesagt offers fascinating counter arguments for and against the use of nuclear technology.

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Big Bend
Bend is a very funky contemporary ribbon type family designed by Paris-based Art Director Juri Zaech. Best of all, the Bend One font is free to use — you just pay with a tweet or Facebook post. Check it out here.

Bend One font by Juri Zaech

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