Cool Stuff Roundup: Brackets, Tools, and Matchmaking
Spring is finally here and so are snoballs!

Wondering what you might have missed this week or looking for a little bit of afternoon distraction? Check back every Friday for a selection of each week’s cool stuff that you might have missed.


7 Best Add-ons for Google Docs
Using Google Docs to streamline your collaborations or just delving into the amazing world of connectivity? As a freelancer and a board member for AIGA New Orleans, Google Docs is essential for collaborating these days. Here are some cool add-ons to make your life a little easier (and a little more fun.)


New Orleans by Streetlight
This week, local photographer Frank Relle was featured in the Lens section of the New York Times for his amazing photography.


Getting a bit bored with the staple font pairings? Feeling a bit rusty in playing font matchmaker? Then game your brain into pairing fonts better with TypeConnection. (Afterward, maybe send it to your aunt or lawyer to encourage them to understand that type pairing is an challenge that affects us all.)


Co.Design Bracket Madness: Who Is The World’s Greatest Living Designer?
It’s March and whether you like sports or not, most know that March is the month of brackets and head-to-head competition spin-offs. Co. Design is already on round 2, but go follow their bracket craze over the – cue Morgan Freeman-like voice – World’s Greatest Living Designer!


Designer DirtyTalk
Got spring fever and feeling frisky? We know a lot about dirty here on the dirty coast and a ton about small talks, but this site titillates the creative mind with some “suggestive” design talk.


Louisiana Culture Awards
Do you know of a Louisiana arts, heritage, or French language promoting individual or organization that deserves recognition for their contribution? Nominations being accepted now for the Louisiana Culture Awards. Deadline: March 26, 2014. (Link opens PDF with information and nomination form.)

By Samantha Barnes
Published March 21, 2014