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Typeface Tuesday – Smoosh

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Smoosh was designed for Wired Magazine by Tal Leming of Type Supply. The original A-Z typeface was created on a 2 day deadline and was later expanded to complete the glyph sets in 4 different weights (above).

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A History of the Exclaimation Comma

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An article by grammarly.com takes a look back at the short lived history of the exclamation comma.

Designed in the early 90’s, the exclamation comma was intended to add excitement and emotion to the middle of sentences, so an author could “reflect spoken language or thoughts more closely.”

Still intrigued by this extinct glyph? You can read the full article here.

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An Artist Recreates A Masterpiece Without Lifting His Pen

A pretty incredible spiral portrait by artist Chan Hwee Chong. He starts with a tiny spin of ink to recreate Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring,”

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Google, Evolved.

Yesterday, Google released a short film (above) that takes you on a minute and a half journey through the company’s 17 years and ends in the release of its new logo. You can read more about the redesign on Googles blog here.

What do you think of the new Google logo?

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The Impact of Impact


For anyone that has ever wondered how Impact became the number 1 font for internet memes – look no further than this short history from Vox.

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Typeface Tuesday: Folded Paper

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Folded Paper designed by Konstantin Datz. Featured on the cover of Web Designer magazine (shown).

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Typeface Tuesday: Ikaros

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Designed by Matt Ellis. You can download Ikaros for free here.

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Gulp!


Shot with a Nokia N8, ‘Gulp’ is the worlds largest stop motion set.
You can also watch the ‘making of’ clip here.

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ScreenFonts – Fontshops Monthly Review of Movie Poster Type

Yves Peters for Fontshop.com takes a look at recent movie posters and reviews them based on their more typographic qualities. This month includes The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Faults, Insurgent, It Follows and more…mini_magick20150513-2751-834y6y mini_magick20150513-2751-1jhnunq mini_magick20150513-2751-1qhs9rh mini_magick20150513-2751-1ttk6en

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How Drawing Helps Us Understand Our World

A short lecture featuring artist and graphic designer Milton Glaser.

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