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  • NT Yaki
    Yaki is a set of three fonts. Yaki One is the plain version. Yaki Two and Yaki Three are separate fonts combining two layers with different colors. Yaki is perfect for designing sophisticated multi-co […]

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April 7, 2008

Greyscale Basic

Greyscale Basic

Old time buddy and former co-worker, Mr Eric is giving away a free font on his site called Greyscale Basic. For a freebie, its pretty nice so grab it while the offer stands. If you like like, end up using on that hot, daddy-fat-pockets new client of yours, drop the guy a few bucks so […]

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March 31, 2008

Creative Review Spotlights Black Slabbath

The good ole English Creative Review drops a spotlight on our exclusive typeface by Stefan Kjartansson, Black Slabbath. This typeface is blowing up, showing up everywhere, being gobbled up by everyone and easily becoming the font of 2008. If you get your hands on the March issue of CR, find this feature in the Agenda […]

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March 27, 2008

Employee Picks

We understand that it can be hard getting a feel for what a book contains when looking at it on the web. We, on the other hand, get to spend a lot of quality time with the books we have in stock, so we felt it may be helpful share a few of our favorites […]

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March 15, 2008

National Congratulation

National, a typeface by Kris Sowersby is one of the winners for Type Directors Club TDC2 2008. It combines the strong character of Akzidenz-Grotesk with the production value of Gotham with a hint of DIN. Found at i love typography. Sold at village.

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March 13, 2008

Pudge Door

Pudge Door

Much of the behind the scenes work we do to make/concept/test new products can be fairly organic, strange and quite interesting. We will begin to show behind the scenes and strange insights to products on our site in this blog venue. This first insight is a look into a recent handset font, Pudge, and one of our Bangkok designers, Thun, testing it out in use. We

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March 11, 2008

A collection of strange and zany

A collection of strange and zany

If there is a god, her name is flickr. Here’s our latest find of vintage goodies to plow through. Thanks to the French Pita ou Franck for the collection.

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March 9, 2008

Save the Holy Grail of American Graphic Design

Save the Holy Grail of American Graphic Design

The Center for Design Studies has purchased and begun restoration of the Gastrotypographicalassemblage – one of the most important artifacts in graphic design history. This masterpiece by Lou Dorfman and Herb Lubalin adorned the walls of CBS until its dismantlement in the 80′s. Read the classic tale of heroes and villains and get involved.

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February 24, 2008

Meek

Meek FM is an interpretation of type as sound. Using new software and the M.E.E.K. typographic synthesizer, the musician/designer develops sounds and typographic visuals in parallel. Meek FM will be premiering as an interactive installation at the Typo2007. The Meek FM team will also perform live at the Festival event.

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February 15, 2008

Dwell Video

Dwell Video

Dwell Magazine has a video section, featuring random designers etc. Check it out, enjoy. Also, Jay from Magers and Quinn wrote and said that Chip Kidd will be speaking in Minneapolis at the Minneapolis Central Library on February 27th at 7pm. Maybe it’s me, but the ending of that Chip Kidd video freaked me out.

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