Ryan and Tina Essmaker are the kind folks behind The Great Discontent, a beautiful magazine based in New York City. The online magazine features interviews with creatives from a variety of disciplines—including many of our designer friends—and focuses on themes of beginnings, creativity, and risk. Now, The Great Discontent is printing its first issue via Kickstarter. Since its debut in 2011, The Great Discontent has inspired readers all over the world.
Art to Support Haiti
After the catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti last Tuesday, everyone is trying to help however they can and the design community is also trying to do it's part. Such artists like James White, Chuck Anderson, Nathalie Bertin, and more are donating 100% of the sales to help Haiti and giving you a chance to help as well.
It’s easy to feel separated from things like this based on geography, but it doesn’t mean we’re not all in this together. Every bit counts. My heart goes out to you, Haiti—James White
Jan. 15, 2010 - 100% of sales from NP&CO until Jan. 21 will be donated to Haiti earthquake relief
Signalnoise will be doing the same. 100% of sales from the Signalnoise Store for the next week will be donated directly in support of Haiti.
For the month of January 2010, 100% of the proceeds from any portrait commission (with deposit) will be donated to help the people of Haiti in their recovery efforts. Also, during the month of January, 50% of the proceeds from the sale of any available artwork on this web site will be donated to the cause.
Matt Orizon is donating 100% of the proceeds from his ActiveDen portfolio of Flash Components for this week.
Sargent House Records is donating all proceeds from downloaded music.