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October // Issue 2

So close to a deep black hue but with more angst, more energy, more… eerie.

Image sources and more here.

October, 2020

Ink Grey

c76 m70 y55 k56

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#2e2e2e

 10 01

 10 10

 10 16

 10 23

 10 31

Seek Out

• New art/visual stimulus
• A story you haven’t heard from an older generation [without interrupting]
• Comfort in the dark

Avoid

• Overdesign
• Thinking “busy” is a [good] character trait
• News overexposure

October 27, 1904

The New York City subway began operating, running from City Hall to West 145th Street, the first underground and underwater rail system in the world.

October // Issue 1

This month brings a dose of the sinister, a glimpse of an especially long winter ahead, and the eerie of Halloween (and 2020 as a whole, let’s be honest). As we gear up for a big November ahead, this month we’re leaning into the perfect inky grey color that keeps catching our eye, little tastes of home wherever that may be, and some hints of nostalgia along the way.

October, 2020

Ink Grey

c76 m70 y55 k56

r46 g46 b56

#2e2e2e

 10 01

 10 10

 10 16

 10 23

 10 31

Seek Out

• New art/visual stimulus
• A story you haven’t heard from an older generation [without interrupting]
• Comfort in the dark

Avoid

• Overdesign
• Thinking “busy” is a [good] character trait
• News overexposure

October 27, 1904

The New York City subway began operating, running from City Hall to West 145th Street, the first underground and underwater rail system in the world.

September // Issue 5

faucethead Autumn 2020 playlist

New Breed (feat. Q-Tip , Idris Elba & Little Simz) [Explicit] – James BKS, Idris Elba, Little Simz , Q-Tip
Kwele (feat. Allan Kingdom & Manu Dibango) – James BKS, Allan Kingdom , Manu Dibango
Her Winter – Melo-Zed
Are You Even Real? – Jame Blake
Venus as a Boy – Bjork
LEMONS – Demo – Brye
Freeze Tag (feat. Kamasi Washington & Phoelix) – Terrace Martin , Robert Glasper , 9th Wonder
Slicer – Monster Rally
volti di una donna – Wun Two
Lesson 6: The Lecture – Jurassic 5
might bang, might not [Explicit] – Little Simz
Nightmares [Explicit] – Easy Life
Grey Clouds – The Orb , Alan Parker
out of sight [Explicit] – Run The Jewels , 2 Chainz
Don’t Let It Get To You – Rostam

September, 2020

Conquer Orange

c0 m73 y100 k0

r249 g96 b2

#f96002

 09 02

 09 10

 09 17

 09 23

Seek Out

• Cider Doughnuts
• An orange accessory
The journals of Dan Eldon

Avoid

• Overthinking dinner plans
• Designing to current trends
• Raccoons

September // Issue 4

This drink. That space.

Image sources // Linked above

August, 2020

Conquer Orange

c0 m73 y100 k0

r249 g96 b2

#f96002

 09 02

 09 10

 09 17

 09 23

Seek Out

• Cider Doughnuts
• An orange accessory
The journals of Dan Eldon

Avoid

• Overthinking dinner plans
• Designing to current trends
• Raccoons

September // Issue 2

It’s not pumpkin. It’s not just orange. It’s better than apricot. It’s bolder than rust.
It’s daring and it’s bringing the vigor we need this month.

Image sources and more here.

August, 2020

Conquer Orange

c0 m73 y100 k0

r249 g96 b2

#f96002

 09 02

 09 10

 09 17

 09 23

Seek Out

• Cider Doughnuts
• An orange accessory
The journals of Dan Eldon

Avoid

• Overthinking dinner plans
• Designing to current trends
• Raccoons