I’ve always loved the type on National Geographic’s maps. Here’s the story about how it came to be, along with this fabulous chart.
I remember seeing some scans of this on Flickr a while back, but I don’t believe it was the whole thing. Here’s Vignelli and Noorda’s New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual in all its zoomable droolworthy glory.
I have to get on this straight away!
Here’s a handy tip I discovered while trying to wrangle a menu for a project at work. It was also a convenient excuse to use Markdown to write a Gist, which I then published using bl.ocks.org. Trifecta!
I know I’ve been quiet here lately, but this should help explain why. I’ll miss you guys too!
From the ‘I wish I’d have thought of it myself’ file: a CSS pre-processor optimised for British English (though I’m sure our Canadian friends will find it just as useful).