Mickey’s cousin Micky?

From PBS’ History Dectectives comes the story of a mouse toy named Micky patented in 1926. But wait you say, isn’t that two years before Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney’s beloved icon was first unleashed in Steamboat Willie? Why yes it was. Read the full transcript of the show (in PDF) then click below for more…

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Sign In at Walt Disney World

When I was a kid, Disney was gradiose, the characters larger-than-life
(literally), and this place was where all my dreams came true for a
day. Now, I focus on different things, my awareness and perception are
different, and my expectations much lower. The heat and high humidity
might have had something to do with it.

Douglas Bowman,  of the always significant StopDesign blog, has a post up that looks at his visit to the Walt Disney World Resort. The accompanying signage focused photo gallery is beautiful.

For a wonderful collection of Disney fonts visit MickeyAvenue.

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