Rack & Pinion Creative – Psiphon

Rack & Pinion Creative is a boutique creative group based in Toronto specializing in branding, design, cinematic and photographic storytelling. Last week their creative team released a cool paper poster series to spread awareness about internet censorship. It’s for Psiphon, a VPN service which wants to help people regain access to blocked websites in their country.

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Writing Wednesday – Dave Dean “Birthmarks”

For this Writing Wednesday we’re changing the pace up a little bit yet again. We’ve got our main man, Dave Dean back with an excellent poem entitled “Birthmarks” and for the benefit of all your ears, he’s even added in a musical element to it. So read along and listen to the beautiful sounds of the man himself.

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Massimo Vignelli – Book Design

This short video presented by Mohawk Papers, shows legendary book designer Massimo Vignelli and his creative process of book design. It displays the beginning of his process using a carefully calculated grid system followed by hand drawn images. The video was released along side a limited edition sketch book with Vignelli’s grid printed on all one hundred pages of Mohawk Superfine paper.

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Writing Wednesday – Dave Dean “Everything Reminds Me Of Her”

We’re back again with Writing Wednesday and yet again with another Dave Dean special. This beautiful short story is entitled “Everything Reminds Me Of Her”. The photograph is another beauty by Warren Haas.

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Writing Wednesday – Dave Dean “Some Couples”

Our man Dave Dean is back with a new Writing Wednesday. This time, he’s decided to send us over a poem entitled “Some Couples”, which was inspired by Nathaniel Rich’s “Zanesville”.

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Writing Wednesday – Dave Dean “Percocets Prevent Alzheimers”

Better late than never. We always do a Writing Wednesday on Wednesday but this time we’re late. However, we know you out there love some sweet words coming from the pen of Dave Dean. So here we are and he’s back with a new WW that are actually lyrics and not a short story. Regardless, it’s a beautiful read. Image: Alex Bierk.

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