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  • Achille II Cyr FY
    For our first cyrillic font, we choose to complete Achille FY, one of our favorite Fontyou fonts. Its robust and solid structure was an excellent opportunity to make a cyrillic version of it. […]

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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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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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Eric Sall

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

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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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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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New Industry Arts is the recently updated brain child of James Widegren– Reporting on Visual Culture; photography, fashion, industry & creative/art this website is constantly updated with good scccchtuff.

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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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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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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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