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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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December 10, 2008

Hugo Zine

Hugo Zine

A couple weeks ago, I completed a new handset font called Hugo. To celebrate the release, I have put together a short web zine (PDF) to demonstrate the flexibility of Hugo as a display face. The zine takes text from the dada writer/performance artist/other worldly being, Hugo Ball. I think the two are a great […]

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December 10, 2008

File under: Font Nerd

File under: Font Nerd

With all this talk of corruption in the Chicago government, a certain person’s name rises to the top. Otto Kerner.

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November 30, 2008

Agostina

Agostina

Agostina is a unique typeface in many ways. The obvious being that is is a Sans-Serif typeface that contains both beginning caps and ending lowercase swash letters. This instantly gives endless typographic possibilities to the user. Agostina takes advantage of the OpenType font format that opens further exploration with a full latin and limited alternate characters as well.

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September 30, 2008

Droid (Sans, Serif & Sans Mono)

Droid (Sans, Serif & Sans Mono)

I always give Google tons of crap, because I cannot comprehend how a company who at one time had stocks steadily in the $500 range, can have such ugly products. I mean, they have adult slides, guitar hero rooms, and endless insanity in their posh offices that make the .com offices of late 90′s look […]

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September 8, 2008

Augustus

Augustus

The design world will be delighted by the release of this heavyset, whipped flare font designed by the talented Mr. Karl Frankowski. Augustus is a display font with a distinct style and personality. Like designer eyeglasses and salt and pepper hair, Augustus makes your texts look smarter, more interesting, and worldly. Believe. A fortune in […]

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August 14, 2008

E & T

This blog collects sightings of this most flamboyant of all glyphs. …it’s creator a fan of the site sports a new ampersand tattoo. Via Design Observer & Kottke. Check The Ampersand.

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July 30, 2008

TypeCon 2008 Poster Show

This last year’s show was an open entry exhibit. Normally when you do something like this, you get a couple of good pieces and a lot of not so good ones. This was not at all the case for this show. Shu and I saw that we had enough room (barely) to get all the posters up if we used the walls and fabricated cardboard walls. The posters that

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July 24, 2008

STAFF PICKS VOL.2!

STAFF PICKS VOL.2!

Time for another round of staff picks. Download the full PDF here. All of the links are as follows: Two Lines Align Geometry of feelings Milton Glaser Pino Tovaglia: The Rule That Corrects Emotion Over and Over: A Catalog of Hand-Drawn Patterns AGI: Graphic Design Since 1950 Jan Van Toorn: Critical Practice Karel Martens: Counterprint […]

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July 23, 2008

TypeCon 2008

TypeCon 2008

Just got back from TypeCon 2008 and thought I would give a little run down. It was held in Buffalo, NY and was great to see what the home of the Chicken Wing was like. I got there on Wednesday, July 16th and said my hellos and checked on the poster show. Shu was in […]

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July 16, 2008

New Non-Format

New Non-Format

Just when I was about to forget, the London/Minnesota Non-Format update their site and remind me who my daddy is. Some of my favorite new work is the type treatments in these NY Times Style Magazine spreads. Non-Format. (Seen on cpluv)

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July 7, 2008

Oui, oui, oui Merci… Bernard…

Oui, oui, oui Merci... Bernard...

He’s french and he does art direction, graphic design, and much more and I like his work very much, especially the typography and lettering but I think he’s pretty excellent with creating good concepts too, you should definately go check him out, because I think he’s gonna make you a better designer or feel kinda […]

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July 6, 2008

Black Slabbath Sighting

Black Slabbath Sighting

Was browsing around Ghostly’s site today, noticed the word FREE and hit it like a bat out of hell. Then that sent me to adult swim website, which is rocking Black Slabbath. Nice ones all around!

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