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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…


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.


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.


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…


Eric Sall

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


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…


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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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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