Cthulhu, Krampus, and Bigfoot Sweaters and Rugs by Middle of Beyond

MOB Cthulhu Sweater

Online clothing company Middle of Beyond offers an interesting line of pullover sweaters and cardigans with patterns featuring CthulhuBigfootKrampus, and more. Middle of Beyond also recently launched a home goods line with the introduction of a line of rugs featuring 20-sided die, The Devil tarot card, a spirit board, and more. They have also partnered with Mondo 237 to offer rugs with the iconic pattern featured in the Stanley Kubrick film The Shining.

MOB Bigfoot Sweater

MOB Bigfoot Pullover

MOB Krampus Sweater

MOB The Shining Rug

images via Middle of Beyond

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The 5th Annual East Bay Mini Maker Faire, A Celebration of Local Maker Culture in Oakland, California

The 5th Annual East Bay Mini Maker Faire

The 5th Annual East Bay Mini Maker Faire, a celebration of local makers, artists, and other DIY individuals, takes place October 19th, 2014 at Park Day School in Oakland, California. More than 170 makers from the East Bay and beyond are expected at this year’s event. Advance tickets are available online.

Featuring both established and emerging local “makers,” the East Bay Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly celebration featuring rockets and robots, digital fabrication, DIY science and technology, urban farming and sustainability, alternative energy, bicycles, unique hand-made crafts, music and local food, and educational workshops and installations.

The 5th Annual East Bay Mini Maker Faire

images via East Bay Mini Maker Faire

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‘The Typographic Universe’, A Book Showcasing the Unexpected Places Where Letterforms Can Be Found

Typographic Universe by Gail Anderson and Steven Heller
photo by Adam Voorhes

The Typographic Universe is a new book by Steven Heller and Gail Anderson that looks at the many unexpected places — furniture, foods, the human body — where letterforms can be found. The book is divided into ten chapters, including “Bodily Type,” “Animal Type,” and “Edible Type.” The Typographic Universe is available for purchase on Amazon.

Typographic Universe by Gail Anderson and Steven Heller
photo by Emily Engleson

Typographic Universe by Gail Anderson and Steven Heller
photo by Fabio de Minicis

Typographic Universe by Gail Anderson and Steven Heller
photo by Dan Page

Typographic Universe by Gail Anderson and Steven Heller
photo by Piotr Gajewski and Grzegorz Samson

via Fast Company Co.Design, DesignTAXI, Neatorama

‘Wasteland 2′, A Sequel to the 1988 Post-Apocalyptic Video Game ‘Wasteland’

Wasteland 2 is a post-apocalyptic role-playing video game by developer inXile Entertainment that is the first official sequel to the 1988 video game Wasteland, which involved an alternate history of survivors after a nuclear war. The original game is also partly responsible for several spiritual successors like the Fallout video game franchise. Wasteland 2 was funded through a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in 2012, and released on September 19th, 2014.

Wasteland 2 is currently available for PC on services like Steam and GOG.com among others.

Wasteland 2 Video Game

Wasteland 2 Video Game

Wasteland 2 Video Game

Wasteland 2 Video Game

images via inXile Entertainment