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Humble history of the pencil

I am feeling nostalgic for the humble pencil.  There is a comfort and warm familiarity whenever I pick one up (rarely these days).  Pencils are inexpensive, portable, simple to operate and the marks that they make are easy to erase.  Unlike other writing tools, they do not run out of ink or skip.

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For Designers: The Essential Guide To Combining Typefaces

Heads up designers, New York-based creative Tim Brown , who is also the Head of Typography for Adobe Typekit and Adobe Type , has just made his book A Pocket Guide to Combining Typefaces available for free on the Adobe Typekit Blog . Source: For Designers: The Essential Guide To Combining Typefaces

Beautiful letters from Copenhagen Signs.

Beautiful letters from Copenhagen Signs. Source: Beautiful letters from Copenhagen Signs.

Typeface Publishing Incentive program by TypeTogether

TypeTogether is pleased to announce the 4th edition of the Typeface Publishing Incentive program , an initiative aimed at helping promising typeface design students develop their careers. The post Typeface Publishing Incentive program by TypeTogether appeared first on 365typo . Source: Typeface Publishing Incentive program by TypeTogether

Inside the Designer's Mind: Hand Drawn Insights from a Graphic Artist — Meet the Maker

Getting a peek into the creative surroundings of one of your favorite artists is a special treat. Here, we were lucky enough to get a glimpse into the world of Renee Griffith of the naturally thoughtful paper goods brand Heartswell. Source: Inside the Designer's Mind: Hand Drawn Insights from a Graphic Artist — Meet the … Continue reading Inside the Designer's Mind: Hand Drawn Insights from a Graphic Artist — Meet the Maker

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Design Census 2016

Contributed by Love Lagerkvist Source: http://designcensus.org Google, AIGA . License: All Rights Reserved . Design Census : Google and AIGA are pleased to announce the first annual Design Census—an open and collaborative resource for understanding the complex economic, social, and cultural factors shaping the design practice today. Source: Design Census 2016

New font – Fit by David Jonathan Ross

Fit is a hyper-stylized series of caps designed with one thing in mind: filling up space with maximum impact. The post New font – Fit by David Jonathan Ross appeared first on 365typo . Source: New font – Fit by David Jonathan Ross

The Elements of Style

ATTENTION ALL ENGLISH speakers, you may be misusing the English language without even knowing it.  When you use the word "however" do you mean "nevertheless"? This common mistake and many others are pointed out in this little e-book that I purchased off iTunes for $0.99. Little did I know that Stephen King and EB White … Continue reading The Elements of Style