Yes, techies, a custom typeface is a good idea

Jan 14, 2019

Custom typefaces often get a bad wrap as the fetishized, self-indulgent projects of “visual designers,” but platforms risk ignoring real metric-moving opportunitie...

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Colophon Foundry’s latest catalog features sharp illustrations by Stefanie Leinhos

Jan 14, 2019

by Matt Alagiah Colophon Foundry, the type foundry with bases in London and Los Angeles, has just released a new catalog presenting six ...

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Did a Publisher Just Build the Future of Retail?

Jan 14, 2019

What New York magazine opening a brick-and-mortar store tells us about the new media business model by Mike Mallazzo Probably like many m...

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FIX8 Disrupts The World of Kombucha

Jan 10, 2019

by Casha Doemland What started as an ancient Chinese beverage made from a SCOBY, also known as a disc of yeast and bacteria, has grown into a beloved drink around t...

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How to Effectively Break Out of the Grid

Jan 02, 2019

BY RICH STAATS If you’re like most designers, you’ll agree that having a solid grid system is foundational to good UI design. It lets you establi...

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Origami Wrap is a gift wrap printed with folding instructions for origami figures

Dec 17, 2018

by Katie de Klee Portland-based design studio Ilovehandles has created wrapping paper that can have an afterlife as origami figures, to avoid the mess and waste associated with...

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The 8 types of graphic design

Dec 17, 2018

Graphic design uses visual compositions to solve problems and communicate ideas through typography, imagery, color and form. There’s no one way to do that, and that’s why there...

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Here’s What Made the Most Eye-Catching Magazine Covers of 2018 

Dec 17, 2018

by Madeleine Morley Ladybeard Beauty cover   The rules of cover design have undoubtedly radically changed in recent years. So much so, th...

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Looking Back at Postage Stamps in the Age of Automation

Dec 10, 2018

There was a big human element contained in those tiny boxes by Ben Hersh Photo: Swiss Post/Wikimedia Commons/public domain ...

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Pantone Names Living Coral 2019 Color of the Year

Dec 10, 2018

By: Jude Stewart Color-nerds, rejoice! ‘Tis the season when we learn Pantone’s it-color for the coming calendar year. In 2019 it’s Pantone 16-1546 Living Coral, ...

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