Many people use white noise generators to help drown out the hubbub of modern life. We've got a better solution: 12-hour loops of background noise from cult sci-fi films and TV shows.

The Last Cassette Tape Factory

Monday February 10, 2020

Cassette tapes are back, says the U.S.’s last professional tape-maker. And who are we to argue? This short film takes us inside the factory where analogue dreams are still made.

Soviet Bus Stops

Friday February 07, 2020

The Soviet Union may have failed, but thankfully their glorious bus stops are still around.

Flipbook animations, secret musical scores and glowing Northern Lights: these are just some of the things designers have used to spruce up the world’s most experimental passports.

Data meets literature (and makes some surprisingly eye-catching art in the process).

Designing in the Dark

Wednesday January 15, 2020

Chris Downey was an architect. Then he lost his vision – and became a better architect.

How to Design a Book Cover

Friday December 27, 2019

You’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but Peter Mendelsund’s are so good we can’t help it. The expert designer shows us how it’s done in this online course.

Our sans serifs are in another castle.

Missed out on our design chats panel? Luckily for you, we've compiled the highlights.

A top designer gives us a peek at his portfolio.

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