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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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May 18, 2009

Profile: Matt Desmond

Profile: Matt Desmond

  I’m trying to get this posted before Matt walks in the door. He’s been coming into our office lately to work on some new fonts, because this office is a designated typographic zone. When Matt isn’t making fonts he’s filming, experimenting with photography, and racing over midwestern hills and across valleys in his VW. […]

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May 18, 2009

Mike Davis Keychains

Mike Davis Keychains

Our buddy Mike Davis has some new keychains that he did with Kid Robot based on his alphabet poster. Each letter of the alphabet is designed to be a word starting with that letter.   They are having a release party at Robot Love (MPLS) on Thursday, May 21st. I would get there early as […]

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May 14, 2009

Wolff Olins New Blog

The fine people at Wolff Olins have a new blog called Never Work. It is pretty wild how they have the navigation set up. I don’t think I like it but it is interesting non-the-less. I need to make an account. Will do when I have some time.

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May 13, 2009

OFFF 2009 Sponsor Titles

OFFF 2009 Sponsor Titles

Some nice type in motion work from OneSize for the 2009 OFFF sponsor titles. I think they did a really good job and liked what they did with our full logo as well. Check em out and some of their other projects.    You can see the video larger here.

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May 11, 2009

Profile: Chris Gray

Profile: Chris Gray

  This week we feature British designer, Chris Gray. I came across one of his shirts on Beautiful Decay and was pleasantly surprised by his other work. Let’s learn a little more about him.   Name: Chris Gray   Company: Toy / WSS   Website: http://www.thisistoy.com / http://www.weshallsee.co.uk   Short explanation of what you do […]

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May 11, 2009

Everything is Terrible

Every so often you land on one of those sites that just knock you out of your chair. Everything is Terrible does just this and just like the the title hints, it is full of nothing but terribleness! Enjoy!

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May 9, 2009

The Interpretation DVD

Boom, our latest publication has finally landed! A work of art that explores the relationship between nature, motion and sound, The Interpretation takes us on a languid journey through a slowly flourishing forest. Hinting at vague memories of microbiology and rotating through a cool organic spectrum of greens, blues, browns, blacks and whites; this motion-based work will entrance […]

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May 8, 2009

NowNow

NowNow is an Australian born collective hosting an onslaught of exhibitions, features, mixes, interviews, and get this… they even put out their own magazine! /explosion noise.

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May 8, 2009

Ghobad Shiva

Ghobad Shiva

  I have been getting into graphic design from Iran again and there is a name that I always love seeeing, Ghobad Shiva. His work is varies from illustration to modernist with a strong sense of typography.   He has a site that shows all of his works, here. Ghobad also has a new book […]

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May 8, 2009

YouWorkForThem in Top 10

YouWorkForThem in Top 10

We are a little late on this, but the Fleuron posted a list of their Top 10 Type Foundries You Should Know About. We are happy to be included amongst them. What are some of your favorite type foundries (other than us, of course)?

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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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May 4, 2009

Profile: Mike Davis

Profile: Mike Davis

Mike Davis works just down the hall from us so there’s a pretty good dialogue back and forth between our office and Burlesque where he works. He’s also a huge nerd for classic graphic design and runs a blog , So Much Pileup, devoted to digging up the greatest of graphic ephemera from the high […]

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