Let there be (neon) light

This is fascinating. I’ve always kind of wondered how neon lights were made, but never really investigated.

One of my fav books is now a movie: How To Sharpen Pencils

This is a seriously good book. You can read some stuff about it if you like. So I’m thrilled that it is also a movie.

It’s a sign (painter)

This looks brilliant. Mind you. I enjoyed the movie “Helvetica” – which was a documentary about fonts.

There’s a swear word. Consider yourself warned.

SIGN PAINTERS (OFFICIAL TRAILER) from samuel j macon on Vimeo.

There’s also a book.

Being Elmo: a documentary…

This looks like fun. A documentary on the puppeteer behind Elmo. He’s a big dude. Totally not what I pictured as the guy who does that high pitched voice…

Via Kottke.