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    This typeface is characterized by its large, sharp, and triangular serifs, which give it a very singular look. […]

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April 27, 2009

Canada Type Collection: 02

Canada Type Collection: 02

From the big wigs over at Canada Type we now have their second bundled collection. This set includes 14 different type families and a total 31 different font weights and variations. So go ahead, revive and freshen up your font collection with this super discounted set today! This package saves you over $125! In this […]

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April 24, 2009

Damien Correll & Radiozero

Damien Correll & Radiozero

Super nice guy and talented illustrator Damien Correll has been doing these beautiful covers for the podcasts over at Radiozero. Go there and check them out as well as the podcast if you need some tunes to get you set for the weekend.

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April 22, 2009

Earth Day

Earth Day

I am going to riff a little with the spirit of today’s theme, Earth Day.    First, there is a really nice zine for earth day titled, RRR. You can check the pdf out here and has a lot of really nice work from a lot of players in the illustration-design arena. I think you […]

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April 21, 2009

PB&J Poster

PB&J Poster

If you’re in Minneapolis tonight, PB&J (Peter, Bjorn, and John) are playing a show with Chairlift at the Fine Line Music Cafe. This beautiful poster was screen printed by Mr. EMQUINN and features a YouWorkForThem typeface Augustus designed by Karl Frankowski. Buy a print at the show this evening.

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April 20, 2009

Profile: Laurent Fétis

Profile: Laurent Fétis

Laurent Fétis is a busy guy. Fortunately, he had a few moments to answer some simple questions. We will be posting more exclusive, short interviews in this format soon , so please keep following.

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April 18, 2009

Buamai on iPhone

Buamai on iPhone

My latest side project for Graphic Designers and creatives is called Buamai. The project is only few months old but we already have 3000 images blogged. As of today, we now gave a great new iPhone application to bring this content to you while you are mobile. The application was created to grab random images from our server to cure your boredom as well as inspire. Images found on our site are mainly of Graphic Design, Art and Architecture interest but with some random, strange images thrown in for variety. Use our website to cure boredom, find talented artists or for gathering inspiration.

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April 11, 2009

IDEA Magazine: New Releases & Sale!

IDEA Magazine: New Releases & Sale!

Four brand new IDEA Magazines just arrived in stock with some of the best content we’ve seen. For sure one of the greatest graphic design magazines around, grab the newest issues 329, 330, 332 and 333 today!

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April 9, 2009

Quick Grid in AI

Quick Grid in AI

Travis showed me this trick the other day on how to make a quick grid in AI. I always make my own grids but this is a great way to crank out something good and fast when you don’t have the time to obsess. First thing is to create your page margin that your information […]

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April 8, 2009

We have IDEAs!

We have IDEAs!

As was twittered last week, we got in a few new IDEA Magazines and they are (per usual from IDEA) all amazing. Page by page of the kind of stuff you’ll drool over, shake your head, and say “WOOOOOOOOOWW.” I mean, Emil Ruder? Herb Lubalin? C’mon! Go pick them up.

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April 2, 2009

Merijn Hos aka Bfree

Merijn Hos aka Bfree

Hard to believe the world is in global economic turmoil when you have people like Merijin Hos aka Bfree around. All kinds of lovely work over at his website such as drawings, installations, childrens books and even a video spot for YO GABBA GABBA. Dreamy!

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April 2, 2009

Design by HELMO

Design by HELMO

Noticed some updates from those smoke-in-the-forest people, HELMO. Love the Jazzdor stuff.

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March 31, 2009

Shaughnessy + Build

Shaughnessy + Build

Wonderful conversation with Adrian Shaughnessy & Michael C. Place available for download & view that tells a bit of the story behind Build and tDR among other things such as process and the hustle involved. Via the Build blog of course :-)

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