kori's cool links

Links to cool things I've found while traversing the web. Warning: long. I recommend using the navigation below.

art & design

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resources

reference

  • au keitai zukan

    A visual timeline of mobile phones released in Japan from 1986 to 2021, as presented by phone carrier au.

  • consumer aesthetics research institute

    Probably my favourite source of design references. Cataloguing and analysis of design movements in popular culture from the 70s to the present day.

  • game ui database

    Comprehensive reference for UI within games.

  • globalvillagecoffeehouse @ imgur

    Huge image albums of design objects from the 70s to the 00s.

  • mobile phone museum

    Another virtual museum dedicated to mobile phones, this time focused on phones from around the world.

  • northwest historical annual reports collection

    "The Northwest Historical Annual Reports Collection is a growing digital collection of annual financial reports of companies currently or historically based in the Pacific Northwest."

  • propagandas em revistas

    Archive of scans of ads in Brazilian magazines.

  • propagandas hist√≥ricas

    Huge archive of Brazilian ads.

  • searchsystem

    "Searchsystem is an ever-growing collection of references and tools for designers."

  • vintage ad browser

    An archive of more than 100k ads, spanning the 19th century to the present day. (yes, that means you're gonna see stuff that has... how do I say.... aged like milk.)

  • web design museum

    A virtual museum dedicated to websites and the changing trends in web design throughout the three decades (so far) of the internet.

anime & manga

games

music

  • every noise at once

    Extensive, interactive taxonomy of music genres based on Spotify data. Excellent for discovering new music.

web development

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graphics

tools

  • transfonter

    Modern and simple css @font-face generator. Useful for using your own fonts in your website, just please pay attention to their licenses.

  • wave web accessibility evaluation tool

    WAVE is a suite of evaluation tools that helps authors make their web content more accessible to individuals with disabilities.