We are deeply honored to be among the winners of the 6th Annual Communications Arts Typography Annual, which was published this week. Our product designs for Mymo were selected as one of 142 winners from over 1700 entries, on the basis of creative excellence and quality of execution. One of the most discriminating awards publications in the industry, CA has a rich history of showcasing the best of communications design.
A little fun after a busy week: InVision asked me and a group of other great designers and programmers what is in our work bags.
We've been fortunate to get some great press on the launch of Mymo. But there's still something about print, and it's extra special when the coverage comes from a publication you love to read anyway. So, we were thrilled to be included in issue No. 8 of Offscreen magazine. Offscreen is a beautiful, independent mag that tells the stories of the people behind online businesses.
We've had a great first month since launching Mymo in November. We only had a couple weeks to take orders to make shipment for Christmas, and we ended up way over our expectations. And - without much of an advertising budget - we have the kind words of our peers and the press to thank.
We were honored to be asked by Catalyst magazine to tell the story behind the 7 Billion Actions campaign that we created with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. Published by Pratt, Catalyst (formerly Catalyst Strategic Design Review) strives to "stimulate thinking and encourage conversation about the role of strategic design in defining and developing creative economies and thriving cultures for an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future". We co-wrote the article, which appears in the Designing Peace Issue, to tell the story of the thinking, strategy and tactics behind 7 Billion Actions.