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    Huzzah for Bookeyed Martin, the much anticipated addition to the popular Bookeyed family. Upright & Strong he attracts eyes to his flashy serifs and ball terminals. […]

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January 18, 2012

NO SOPA. NO PIPA.

NO SOPA. NO PIPA.

With major destinations like Google, Wikipedia and Craigslist dark today to protest SOPA/PIPA, our minds are on what the internet might be like if these catastrophic bills are allowed to pass. We think you shouldn’t punish the majority for the acts of a few. And we’re software providers–we know what it’s like to have our […]

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August 21, 2009

For the Benefit of Others: Ambrose

For the Benefit of Others: Ambrose

A design and screen printing studio focused on mentoring students to produce excellent work for the benefit of others is the mission of Ambrose and I couldn’t be more excited about what they’re doing. This is what it’s all about in my opinion and I’m stoked there are people out there doing things like this. […]

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June 1, 2009

Heavy typefaces help Dutch Giants

Heavy typefaces help Dutch Giants

For the month of June, 50% of proceedings of ywft bestseller Black Slabbath will be donated to Justin Van Hoy as he bravely battles leukemia. Buy Black Slabbath, attend a Dutch party in a city near you or donate directly on his website.

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May 19, 2009

Call for Entries

Call for Entries

We recently got contacted by a new site that is trying to connect talent with opportunities in a fair and community engaged environment. At first I was a little hesitant about doing this as I hate to see graphic designers exploited for some stupid prize or contest that you have to do hours of work […]

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May 19, 2009

Ted Staunton’s 78 RPM Labels

Ted Staunton's 78 RPM Labels

A repost from Design Observer. Well worth a look. I think the non-anglo labels are the most interesting of the lot. Ted Staunton’s 78 RPM Labels

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May 5, 2009

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a regional holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with some limited recognition in other parts of Mexico. The holiday commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín.   […]

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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 7, 2009

Action Method

Action Method

Behance just published a new working tool that helps manage your projects both online, mobile and off. It is based on their books with the same name… the Action Method. A great tool for those who have to keep a lot of tasks organized.

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March 27, 2009

Twitter Giveaway Winner

Twitter Giveaway Winner

Dan McCullough (thecriterion) is the lucky winner of the one-of-a-kind, hand-painted and signed poster from Mike Perry in our first Twitter Giveaway. Congratulations, Dan! To the rest of you, thanks for adding us on twitter. Keep an eye there for more giveaways and exclusives in the future.

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March 25, 2009

Skimmer

Skimmer

I love posting this application, just after my Google cannot design rant. It makes me love, really love when designers ‘design’ applications, and not engineers and programmers. In this case it was created and designed by mega agency Fallon.   This little beauty called Skimmer is an application to help you manage all your time […]

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March 9, 2009

Matt Desmond’s Latest

Matt Desmond's Latest

Matt Desmond is well known for making fonts, but most people don’t know that Matt loves cars. The last year of his life he spent filming cars and was working on two videos. His first video is now finished and I have seen some clips and he did a great job. Hopefully Matt will be […]

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