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  • Aspira
    Aspira is sans-serif font family. Aspira is versatile, legible, and geometric. Aspira is a superfamily of 112 styles. […]

Nanamee

  • Exposure 03 Image by John
    22 Hi-res abstract photos of neon lights streaking across negative space. Works wonders on backgrounds and anything else in need of a spacey feel. […]
June 9, 2009

Apple updates, Adobe Breaks (again)

Just a heads up you After Effects users on mac. Be careful if you run the latest updates from Apple, which include a quicktime update. Just like a year ago, this update brings After Effects to its knees, leaving users like myself opening your project to the pinwheel of death. Such a death requires an […]

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June 5, 2009

Espen Friberg

Espen Friberg

Espen Friberg, a piece of Yokoland, appears to have updated. I may be way off with this post. Either way, one of my faves. Add Espen on Flickr as well.

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June 4, 2009

Always With Honor

Always With Honor

I’ve been meaning to post this for awhile now but perhaps you’ve already seen the work of AWH in Wallpaper, Monocle, or Men’s Health. No? Well go check these guys out, can’t get enough of the simple illustrations/icons and all things big juicy colorful maps and diagrams. Also check out Elsa’s work too, she’s 1/2 […]

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June 3, 2009

The Beatles: Rock Band

The Beatles: Rock Band

I am not much of a rock band player, but I did recently have a little jam session when I was staying with some friends in NYC last month. Today, I stumbled across this site with this new promotion for the Beatles version of rock band coming out later this year. I have to say, this is […]

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June 3, 2009

Typecon 2009 Poster Show

Typecon 2009 Poster Show

We are proud to be a sponsor of this year’s TypeCon 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. If you don’t know what TypeCon is, it is the leading conference in America on all that is Type.   On top of being one of the main sponsors, we are also curating a poster exhibit at TypeCon again. We […]

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June 2, 2009

Corporate Diversity is HERE

Corporate Diversity is HERE

We just got in Corporate Diversity after having it on order for many many months (before it was blogged etc). This is by far one of the best books we have ever had.    Don’t sleep, order one now.

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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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June 1, 2009

OpenType 101

OpenType 101

One our most common customer service questions is ‘how do I get the swash items to show up in Adobe Illustrator.’ To start, it would best to review these tech notes from Adobe which will easily show you where and how to use these extra swash characters in fonts like Agostina. For more information on the actual OpenType format, check […]

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May 29, 2009

Eric Sall

Eric Sall

  Further mining of the ATM Gallery site dug up Eric Sall. Nice use of space.

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May 28, 2009

Richard Perez is Skinny Ships

Richard Perez is Skinny Ships

I think I might have seen the work of Richard Perez first on ffffound and then traced it back to his site, but then immediately I started seeing him in a few other spots and was really impressed. He can do the fun 50′s illustration that we all love these days but he can also […]

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May 28, 2009

Aaron Draplin has opinions..

For a short while (one year), I went to art school at Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minnesota. During my time there, I knew this character Aaron Draplin, he was a friend of my roommate. Back then, I would say me and him had very different opinions on graphic design and our approach […]

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