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see america vintage u.s. parks posters

this collection from the archives of national geographic of vintage US parks posters are stunning and inspirational specimens of illustration and design. don’t forget to take a spin through the vintage national parks photos while you’re there. thanks boingboing for the link!

vintage mens adventure magazines
refresh your beverage and get comfortable, this collection of vintage mens adventure magazines from art of manliness is entirely too awesome to pass up or rush through. i might have to buy the book.

another one from the history blogs, <a href="smashing magazine presents 100 years of propaganda: the good, the bad, and the ugly

design industry

werner heisenberg by shannon may
[image: shannon may]
i love art and i love science, so when they come together in exciting ways, it makes me super happy. design sponge shared these awesome illustrations by shannon may this week, and i am loving her web site. even her logo has a cute illustrated diagram worked in. fantastic!

how magazine has some great follow-up blog posts now that the how conference is over. and we’re back is a nice first look at what went down. more how conference love has a little more collected from around the web, some speaker presentations and such.

looking into a summer internship? how magazine has a great article on getting the most out of it: advice for prospective interns. for another perspective on interns, design sponge biz ladies column features hiring interns this week.

need resources to save time and be efficient in your workday? freelance switch offers this collection of cool things you might need: top 3 productivity articles from workawesome.

have a facebook page for your business? not sure what you can add easily that will enhance your presence there? my colleagues over at pi design have some suggestions: jazz up your company facebook page.


GOOD's guide to education innovation
[image: meg paradise]
run over to GOOD’s guide to education and check out all their amazing programs, illustrated with these playful & fun pieces by meg paradise of parliament of owls. look at all their portfolios while you’re there, they all do amazing work.


if you can’t get enough of the world cup, take a look at what designey things are happening at tinyhaus and their piece for nike!

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