In an age of Twitter, texting, e-mail and barcodes, the humble postage stamp is in danger of dying out. Yet the stamp has been a tiny canvas for artists and designers to disseminate their work to one of the largest and certainly the broadest of audiences for decades.
Dan Saffer has a knack for writing the right book at the right time. His first book, Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devicespulled together various disparate approaches and aspects to interaction design into one volume.
[Update: Abduzeedo are giving away a copy of Geometric to the person who leaves the best comment on their site.]
If you are thinking of designing and printing your own uber cool Christmas wrapping paper, look no further.