We found 200 favorite tweets.
The quiet of a heavy snow is the very best.
The post-script on my kid's letter to Santa--making the case for leniency for the puppy.
Readings for my Spring MFA Systems class.
There’s no crying in design.
Pretty sweet Pinterest board of artist studios:
Here’s MY recipe:
“Are you coming home for Thanksgiving?”
“That’ll negate the thing I’m most thankful for.”
“I gotta go, Dad.”
I'm not going to read Hemingway in French, you heathens. I'm not a degenerate.
Elaine Instagrams other people's photos to seem cool. A cute guy falls for Instagram Elaine but real Elaine can’t live up to her fake life.
Seems like Rob Ford hasn't made any major headlines in the last three days. Hey what gives?
Adam Levine is just lucky that Rob Ford got caught smoking crack last week, that's all I have to say.
Hell is other people('s Illustrator files).
It helps to think of Rob Ford as some sort of low rent Manchurian Candidate that has gone maverick.
Coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee
Big plan: open a music venue and the bands you like will play and you can sit down and we start on time and no phones, god damn it.
"How many walkers have you killed?"
- The only question that really matters on a first date.
You showed up to be stupid and narcissistic, then made a bunch of great friends. What the hell is THAT magic trick?
If you can't rip off Herb Lubalin for your engagement, when can you rip him off ya know.
Elaine: "I will never understand people."
Jerry: "They're the worst."
One of our best talks of all time, check out Aaron James and his 50 Point Plan to "ruin yer career":
A good designer finds an elegant way to put everything you need on a page. A great designer convinces you half that shit is unnecessary.
Going to art school to learn about design is like going to the moon to learn about grapes.
I just asked my washing machine why we can't be friends. It's been a stressful day.
How many Rob Ford costumes can we expect at parties tonight?
99% of Canadian mayors are going as Rob Ford for Halloween
So we’re all agreed the 905 can’t vote any more?
To whomever conspired to ruin my life by teaching my son to walk around the house screaming "YOLO SWAG," well played, sir. Well played.
Oh god when my mom starts messaging me all night on whatsapp I have to keep reminding myself that there's an OCEAN between us
Torontooooo. Lotta construction eh?
“When you did the website, how much pixels were there,” they continue, faux-thoughtfully. “And did you at any point need to replenish them?”
45% of New Brunswick hipsters think Old Brunswick was way better
We are the worst, but we’re all we’ve got.
"High concept alone should never trump technique and execution," and other douchey things I said today, by Mark Hoppus
An app that measures my decibels per keystroke would be a neat way to broadcast the gradual erosion of my sanity!
WHAT the HECK is Banksy gonna do next? Invent a new dance move? Eat a Gordita? Take a job at Facebook? That guy keeps me GUESSING.
Members of my family are given to putting “French Vanilla”-flavored creamer in their coffee, which is how I know I’m adopted
Pure-blood. Half-blood. Hustle-blood.
Humour is a great coping skill for self-doubt, anger and tortured souls. That's why designers are so funny.
Did Walter White seriously not ever once try his own product?
My favorite episode of Friends is on tonight "The One Where The Government Shuts Down"
Some people say I'm not punk rock, but I'm watching last week's Downton Abbey while also on my 3DS so what the fuck?!
If you’ve ever tried to draw a super ellipse (circular square) in Illustrator, bookmark this. Outputs vectors!
Death and deadlines. Keep those in mind, and the inspiration takes care of itself.
Creativity is figuring out a way to succeed in an industry that treats you like a second class citizen.
“Creatives” are just designers that suck.
Had a talk with the neighbour's cat, and by talk I mean I threw a pine cone at it. Anyway I don't think it's coming back.
SEND SOME RED SPARKS UP, THUGGLES. I'M TRYING TO FIND MY WAY BACK TO THE HUSTLE.
Just saw a Twitter avatar with a QR code in it so that’s why I put the internet in this airtight box and am walking to the nearest river
On top of not having rhythm, it also takes me three or four tries to spell it right.
It appears as if some of you have been talking about Fight Club.
I'm so torn on how to pronounce GIF. Its creator says jif, but that's so counter-intuitive with the G standing for graphic. Flummoxed.
Thanks, Melanie. Glad you like 'em!
The key to being extremely hip is to pretend you found a fossilized Blink 182 and you are attempting to recreate their culture from context.
Hey nice job on the new logotype!
Somewhere there is a glorious logo guideline document with a page of new logo DON’Ts.
I WANT THAT TO LEAK SO BAD!
Me and eavesdropping for like 5 minutes on a father tell his son about Star Wars as they shop for legos
Yes I’ve had some caffeine whatever shut up your face is caffeine.
thoughts of a solo designer: This idea is either amazing, or it's the worst idea in the whole world.
I Don't Wanna Pray by and Young Americans by both stuck in my head right now
. figured out that the best way to keep track of all these kids is to just keep counting
Freedom means that you get to call out the douchebags. But you also have to let them speak.
Freedom is complicated.
I want to sit on a beach so cold I have to wear a sweatshirt.
But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? / It is, uh, kinda bright and look does anyone have any coffee i am really not awake yet
My parenting book will include a whole chapter on using retweets to correct behavior.
excited for wine and movies tonight with my melon 👯
I miss you more than I like you
Deciding on the right constraint is probably the hardest part of design.
“Everybody’s doing something. We’ll do nothing.” –George Costanza, hero.
I wish I could just call into work and say I'd rather not.
How to make the perfect cup of tea – 11 golden rules from George Orwell himself
“Don’t twist my lack of words.”
-my introverted wife
All I know is this: when I make something every day and put it on the internet, I’m happier, I feel productive, and good things come my way.
On the bright side, it’s nice to see people getting outraged about a Caucasian male on a magazine cover.
If you don’t begin each day by shouting profanity mid-yawn, there are a couple of things we’ll probably never understand about each other.
if you guys think I can't graphic design in my bathing suit while eating a rocket pop then you guys are SORELY mistaken
I just think that if I could get my dog to wear a pair of sunglasses long enough to take a picture my life would be complete
Sometimes life is about making difficult sandwiches.
Also, logos are hard. Give me a metric ton of text and I can make it look good, but logos will always baffle me.
People who don't need to constantly validate themselves through social media are WEIRD.
Enough romanticism about 'creativity': it's about work, confidence, endurance, courage and appetite for suffering.
DING DONG VOLDEMORT IS DEAD.
"There will be no more Sorting Hat, because I am the worst." - Voldemort.
Listening to my mom try to spell Lord Voldemort and slowly dying inside.
"If the book we are reading does not wake us, as with a fist hammering on our skulls, then why do we read it?" Kafka
Skills are just a side effect of hard work.
The Zelda Fitzgerald Emotional Maturity Award
WHAT UP, DUMBLEDORE? I MISS YOU SO MUCH AND I DON'T CARE IF THAT'S WEIRD.
thank you to everyone that came out to NOTL tonight. best homecoming ever!
THESE D-BAGS HAVE HAGRID. ABSOLUTELY NOT.
There's some sort of Death Eater music festival happening in the woods or something idk.
Neville is replacing Harry in the hunt for horcruxes. Neville was almost The Chosen One. IT'S PROBABLY JUST A COINCIDENCE, THOUGH.
It should be stated that I'm currently in denial about finishing the book. Like, it's not happening. IT'S NOT.
I really enjoyed sketching as he gave a great opening keynote
If you're going to sit in the quiet coach at least have a passing interest in being quiet and whoops I'm 100 years old
it is 2013 and i don’t have an aquarium filled with coffee that i can submerge my head in
science what exactly is your deal
nice job. Site looks great.
It's a shame about raisins. Do you like avocados?
And then his mother said, “You'd be frustrated, too, if you had the body of an infant and the mind of a genius!”
God dammit, Draco just showed up. HE DOESN'T EVEN GO HERE.
If in doubt, check the Room of Requirement.
Everyone here in Ottawa seems calm and happy. It's the free healthcare I bet.
All these well-rested mofos on this train.
I drink coffee for your benefit. Trust me.
"Every crappy job is a stepping stone to something better as long as you learn something from it"
One of those "oh no they are going to find out that I have no idea what I am doing" projects.
"Ahh shit!" ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald (at some point, probably)
Mark your calendars. Here's a roundup of free outdoor movies in this summer.
We used to write for creative revenge upon those who doubted us in early life. Now, it's all about dem twitter haterrrs.
“Artistic integrity? Where did you come up with that? You’re not artistic and you have no integrity.”
Hell hath no fury like the design community reacting to a major redesign of something they care about.
The biggest failure in design is making something no one hates.
This what the flower market looks like (lots of photos).
“I carry the place around the world in my heart, but sometimes I try to shake it off in my dreams”. —F.S. Fitzgerald
Ohhh to be able to read the Harry Potter books again like it was the first time.
Just for the record, WUPHF never would have cooperated with the NSA.
Still can't set type without feeling Robert Bringhurst perched behind me waiting to clip me round the ear.
So apparently it's not okay to jog around the zoo in a gorilla suit.
People who send emails using fonts other than helvetica 12 point are the real monsters in the world.
I'm sorry, you guys. I've secretly been reading books and learning stuff when no one is looking. Please accept my shame.
Sitting in a Tim Horton’s using the free wi-fi. Am I doing this right?
Designers make the worst designers.
Voldemort's here like "I came here to drink firewhiskey and murder you until you're dead. And we're almost out of firewhiskey."
Pulled an all-nighter last night. Turns out I'm too old for that shit, but too young to know any better.
Twitter is like waving to friends from a window. Facebook is like having no doors on your house.
Turning off my email & phone is my version of putting on an invisibility cloak.
If you hate money, become an illustrator.
Jury is out on the new National album til I listen to it while driving through the night on an empty interstate, windows open while crying.
Girls like Spock cuz Spock's like "logically I should not feel love" and we're all like "oh yes you will, you little hot Vulcan bastard."
."To say that something is designed means it has intentions that go beyond its function. Otherwise it’s just planning." -- Ayse Birsel
How did The Office finale end? Did they get off the island?
i wish let you search pins just within the people you follow. most of the world has terrible taste and i don't like their pins.
Guard your work time fiercely, but don’t shut yourself off to interactions from which you could learn something.
My son discovered his shadow today. I told him everything has a shadow, except for vegans. Parenting is easy when you tell kids the truth.
"I think therefore I hustle."- René Descartes
Wait. The Harry Potter books are in the FICTION section?! Are you KIDDiNG me? This whole time?! FICTION?!
HARRY STORMBORN OF THE HOUSE POTTER.
Learn in public. Reveal nothing.
Hermione is crushing Luna's Crumple-Horned Snorkack dreams. BECAUSE DEMOLISHING HER CHILDHOOD HOME WASN'T ENOUGH I GUESS.
Hermione needs to stop being a stick in the mud so we can double-cross the fuck out of this goblin. Because that would be so dope.
I'm glad is here to edit my tweets before I send them
Bummed you didn't get into Young Guns? I made a thing. Thousands Under 90—Because You Know You Deserve an Award
Elaine hates Arrested Development. Everyone judges her like she killed someone. J:"There are some things you're just not allowed to say."
Stopping traffic in Austin at SXSW 2011 (via KXT)
"Think of presentations as stories, not slides - slides are boring, stories aren't"
Oh, jeez. Everybody go read “The Referendum” and enjoy your day:
far too often i've had to explain man's complete inhumanity toward his fellow man to my son, who i want to live with hope and kindness.
. what do you feed them? Once I put one in a shoebox with some grass and it died.
One of my favourite days.
I don’t believe in this “gifted few” concept, just in people doing things they are really interested in doing. Charles Eames
The behind the scenes DVD commentary of that chapter is that "Griphook" sounds like something Batman would keep on his person.
Wait, Dumbledozer had the Elder Wand? I COULD HAVE BEEN MAKING DEATHSTICK JOKES THIS WHOLE TIME?
Bill's like "WTF, bro?" And Harry's like "Bill, let's play the quiet game."
Sad day. Realized I'm old enough that my go-to April Fools "I'm Pregnant!" is no longer that disturbing
I have mentally unfollowed so many people today
I'm soooooo sick of Harry stupefying these assholes when he should be MURDERING THEM IN THE FACE. You're just going to stun Fenrir? REALLY?
What's a polite way to tell your family they're part of the reason you drink so much?
“The problem with going to brunch is that it’s full of the kind of people who go to brunch.”
Just passed someone from high school and waved in that sulky way you do in the hall on the way to class, proving that time is meaningless.
Starbucks and are both trending. Coincidence?
Harry losing his wand is like me forgetting my chapstick at home.
"The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to hustle." - Jack Kerouac
Okay, now all the text is italicized and nothing is making sense. I think I just stumbled into a Faulkner novel.
Hope you’re feeling inspired to get to work now :)
Can’t tell if I always have a breakthrough the day after rock bottom, or if every day after a rock bottom just feels like a breakthrough…
you know that point when your client keeps on insisting to ruin their product and you just say fuck it? fuck it!
So apparently last night I misattributed a quote to drunk Yoda when it was actually said by uh, Jesus Christ. Could've happened to anyone.
Whatever you say, drunk Yoda - "Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also." B7p325
It's no coincidence that and I are finally about to be reunited and we both have free drinks on our starbucks gold cards.
Let's just give this locket horcrux to Frodo and let it be his problem for the next 200 years.
Hustle tonight? Hustle tonight.
This pamphlet reads "Mudbloods and the dangers they pose to a peaceful Nazi I MEAN PUREBLOOD society."
Ron has to go make it stop raining in a Death Eaters office. Which would've been a very confusing sentence for me a year ago.
It's actually not typeface OR font! The correct term is "ass clown"
But for real, though. Will you be my Valentine? Y/N?
Elaine dates a member of Mumford and Sons. J:"The hillbilly band?" E:"They're British." J:"Which one are you dating?" E:"One of the sons."
My sister was like "I thought you'd make a joke about 'Tangled' when Kreacher hit Mundungus with the pan." And I was like "Dammit."
"Can you just spread out your crazy a little?" I guess this is what big sisters are for
the second rule of fight club is you have to accept that ross and rachel were on a break.
Sometimes it's better to be not weird than it is to be nice
“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”
Mundungus, I'm going to tell you what my father always tells me: You are an unrelenting disappointment.
The Black family motto is "Toujours Pur" which I think roughly translates to "Be a douche."
If text with InDesign is typesetting, a browser is more like typesuggesting.
If browsers could be as smart as InDesign with text, maybe we could trust them with more control over it.
THAN THAN THAN you jerks, THAN
Ron's like "I feel like, exposed in the muggle world" and I'm like "RIGHT? THAT'S WHY I STAY IN MY APARTMENT AND WATCH NETFLIX ALL DAY."
Only watch this if you want to feel happy and hopeful and less jaded and kind of warm inside but in a good way VIDEO
Sometimes I wish French class was like war and I could shoot myself in the foot to get out of it