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12 Objects

This is a fascinating project that tracks the changes and evolution in a collection of everyday objects over the last century. Created in 2012 by photographer Ali Mobasser and graphic-designer Russell Weekes, it select 12 objects that show as many aspects of daily life as possible.

99% Invisible

99% Invisible is a podcast about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activities that shapes our world. With each episode, its host, Roman Mars, finds compelling and entertaining stories in some of the most unlikely of places. It's smart, original and well worth subscribing to.

American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2020

An archive of American Prison Newspapers. These, often illustrated news publications were created by and for people who were incarcerated.

Art of the Title

Art of the Title is a great educational and historical resource that is dedicated to title sequence design in film, television and video-games.

Atlas Obscura

Online guidebook to some of the world's more wondrous and obscure places. Features articles facts and tips on what oddities to seek out when you travel.

The Atlas of Early Printing

An interactive website that explores the early history of printing in Europe during the second half of the fifteenth century.

Below the Surface
The findings of a drained canal in Amsterdam all documented online


An illustrated compendium of over 13,500 comic artists from around the world.

Design Facts

A series of one-line design facts covering the history of the discipline.

Every Frame a Painting

Created, edited and narrated by Tony Zhou, Every Frame a Painting are a series of video-essays that examine film form.

The Grandma Museum

The Grandma Museum catalogues 33 years of gifts given from a grandmother to her granddaughter.


A project by interactive designer Matan Stauber, Histography is an interactive timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history. The site draws historical events from Wikipedia and self-updates daily with new recorded events.

A History of the World in 100 Objects

A joint project between BBC Radio 4 and the British Museum, A History of the World in 100 Objects is an epic 100 part series that explores world history from two million years ago to the present. Presented by the British Museum's director Neil MacGregor, this show perfectly captures the mystery and the importance of history.

Judging Books by Their Covers

An ongoing series of illustrated essays by Josh MacPhee, exploring (often Left focused) book cover design.

Creative Lives In Progress

A resource site that offers advice and insight about the creative industry with the aim of inspiring and informing the next generation of creatives.

Letters of Note

Letter of Note is an online museum of fascinating letters, postcards, telegrams, faxes, and memos all collected and edited by Shaun Usher.

Readymag Stories

A great series of online editorials that examine the work of prominent designers.

The Victorian Web

The Victorian Web is a wonderful resource for those interested in British literature, history and culture of the Victorian Era.

The Visual Telling of Stories

“It is far bigger than you could ever imagine” remarks Chris Mullen in the introduction to his website The Visual Telling of Stories, and he's easily correct. Started in 1996, the site is filled with public domain material and works less like an archive and more like a flea market. It's well worth loosing an hour or two of your day to this site!

Web Design Museum
An online museum that exhibits over 800 carefully selected and sorted web sites that show web design trends between the years 1996 and 2005.

PL Henderson is the creator and curator behind #womensart, a blog and twitter account that aims to celebrate women's art, highlight their creativity and explore the culture that shapes it.

Women of Graphic Design

This project focuses on exhibiting the contributions of women in graphic design and explores issues of gender-equality in education provided by design institutions.

Design Archives Directory

Here you'll find an international list of design archives featuring work from various countries such as Australia, Switzerland, Ireland and Bulgaria.