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The Truth, The Whole Truth, in Nothing But Baskerville
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An acclaimed writer explains why he now types all his manuscripts in the 250-year-old typeface. “In 2013, acclaimed filmmaker and author Errol Morris ran a bold experiment. With the collusion of the New York Times, he asked 45,000 readers to...
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Designers and the Letterforms they Love
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Type geeks, this one’s for you…15 typographers introduce us to their favorite letterforms. The love is real. “The lowercase ‘a’ is a perpetual oddball,” declares Tobias Frere Jones. “Most letters of the alphabet have deep alliances with each other, sharing...
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Why Print Refused to Die
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The answer is surprising simply. People want it. “Just a few years ago, it looked as if digital publishing would push print aside. But print refused to die. Why?” asks publishing consultant Jim Elliott in a sponsored post in Folio:....
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Type Designer Leaves One Heck of a Legacy
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Adrian Frutiger will be missed, while his work will live on around the world. He’s been called “the best type designer of the 20th century.” Swiss font creator Adrian Frutiger passed away earlier this month, according to this article in...
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Apple Changes Typeface Again and the World Gasps
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The letters were designed to be optimized for the Apple Watch's small screen. Has Apple lost it in the font design department? According to some design fans at WWDC this week, you can forget the Apple news app or the...
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Can an Algorithm Design a Typeface?
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[responsive][/responsive]Can technology replace the creative hand of the font designer? According to Lizzie Plaugic in The Verge, we might be close. “Methods of type design have shifted over the years — from moveable type printing presses to copper plate engraving...
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These Gorgeous Calendars Will Make Your Year
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Who doesn't like to start the New Year with a fresh calendar? Today Jessica Farris in How Design gives us a look at some beautiful examples. “Featuring striking colors and exceptional use of typography, these designs display a year’s worth...
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7 Things You Can Learn from an Ikea Catalog
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Maybe it’s just a home goods catalog. But perhaps it’s much, more more than that. In her article in YouTheDesigner, self-proclaimed design slave and font geek Claire Jariss Manlapas waxes poetic about the 7 lessons designers can learn from an...
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Dear Hot Shot Young Designer: You’ve Got a Few Things To Learn
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Technology has radically changed the work of graphic designers. It doesn’t seem all that long ago some of us were working with typeset copy, waxers and razor knives…and no, I’m not old enough to collect Social Security. So this open...
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Mastering Type: The Essential Guide
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If you’re a graphic designer, a certified typophile or just keenly aware of nuance in word design, you’ll appreciate this book, “Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design” by Denise Bosler. In it, typography expert...
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