DEFCAD is operated by Defense Distributed and is a makeshift response to Makerbot Industries’ decision to censor firearm related posts uploaded to Thingiverse. The handgun is assembled from individually printed parts made from ABS plastic with a metal nail used as a firing pin. The brains behind this operation is Cody Wilson who has caused a lot of controversy in the media with his fight for freedom in this manner. Feature
A friend sent me in the direction of this delightfully refreshing series of Alphabet Flashcards and I had to share it with you. Designed by various people, the collection is gritty, interesting and yet still true to its nostalgic and childlike nature. Click on the title link to see them all.
The power of the press is all well and good but the power of tippex and biro overshadows that outright here. A fine witty mind is behind this popular anti-media scribble fest that is The Daily Torygraph. From sniggers to belly laughs, flick through the front pages of the hand edited Daily Telegraph and read my short interview with the genius’ business partner. Feature
Here’s a pretty cool article by Robert Urquhart, with inserts by Print Club London, Dan Mather, Kate Gibb, Ink Meets Paper and Jennifer Mehigan.
I just stumbled across this article about print taking a long time to die. It was written almost 2 years ago but still seems to be the case. Long live print!