Don't let the new year roar in and kick you in the ass. Stay on track from the get-go with one of these nine interesting wall calendars.
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The Linear Calendar - $35 This eight footer depicts an entire year on a single, uninterrupted timeline, helping you visualize the passing of time in a way that better conforms to our natural perception of it rather than in deceptive 30-day chunks.
Ryan McGinness 2014 Calendar - $24.95 Artist Ryan McGinness has been making these narrow flip-top to-do list calendars for his personal use for years, and now you snag one of your very own. They're the perfect addition to any desk, featuring lightly gridded pages for jotting down notes, quotes, lists, and commitments all in one spot.
The Circular Calendar - $36 The yellow blob in the center of this sprawling three by four foot calendar isn't actually some bizarre tribute to breakfast, it represents the amount of sun hours on any given day along the 50th latidude, which runs roughly along the US/Canadian border. Days move clockwise along the edge and are divided up by week and by month, and have enough space to jot a few short notes.
The Letterpress Shoppe2014 Letterpress Calendar - $39 Printed on thick card stock fashioned from textile scraps, each month in this four by four-inch desktop day-tracker features a unique design printed with a 50-year-old vintage platen press. Far Side
Pirelli's50th Anniversary Calendar - $Varies Rather than produce a brand new one to celebrate the big five-oh, Pirelli's unveiled a calendar shot by Helmut Newton they've kept under wraps in the archives for over 20 years. They'd planned to release it in 1986, but scrapped it when the iconic photog had to abandon the project unexpectedly. [More...]
Prinstagram2014 Calendar - $40 Take a look back at your favorite Instagram shots over the course of the next year with this tearaway stack of 365 weighty Polaroid-style photo prints, available in three layout versions (including a date-less one) in case you simply want to print out 365 selfies, you glorious naricissist.
EXP CAL YYYY Calendar - $19.50 Pieced together using found expriation date labels from food and medical packaging, this nearly four foot tall piece organizes months vertically, and comes with a pack of 50 neon orange sticky notes to mark important dates.
Populare Produkte2014 Wall Calendar - $20 Making it particularly tough to drop the ball on can't-miss birthdays/anniversaries, this one sits either horizonally or vertically, plotting all 12 months on one grid, and includes 100 mini Post-Its to highlight particularly important dates.
Studio Hinrichs365 Typography Desktop Calendar - $29 Every month in this minimalist piece is done in a different unique typeface, as chosen by a select group of design legends. And should any strike you as particularly interesting or just want to prep for trivia night, there's a brief description for each on its respective page.