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Brand New / Displaying opinions, and focusing solely, on corporate and brand identity work.
FPO (For Print Only) / Celebrating the reality that print is not dead by showcasing the most compelling printed projects.
Brand New Classroom / Providing a space for critique and opinions on student identity work.
Speak Up (2002 – 2009) / Discussing, and looking for, what is relevant in, and the relevance of, graphic design. Archives Only.
Word It (2003 – 2010) / Encouraging creative diversity in the community through monthly, one-word challenges. Archives Only.
Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work / 2010, self-published.
Graphic Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the Language, Applications, and History of Graphic Design / 2009, Rockport.
Women of Design: Influence and Inspiration from the Original Trailblazers to the New Groundbreakers / 2008, HOW Books.
The Word It Book: Speak Up Presents a Gallery of Interpreted Words / 2007, HOW Books.
2010 Brand New Conference / A one-day event on the development of corporate and brand identity projects by some of today’s most active and influential practitioners from around the world.
Department of Design / Designing corporate and brand identities and full development of printed and digital matter for clients.
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The evolution of Barbie’s face from 1959 to today. See the in-betweens at the link.
Abstract cigarette packaging by Richard Heap. Can you guess them all?
Get your very own cookie cutter based on your face, made to order by Copypastry in Budapest. Available on Etsy.
Probably one of the best questions ever asked on Twitter: who is the boy in the icon for Mac’s OS X Preview application?
The Five Things Book is based on Paul McNally’s website, Five Things, which asks creatives from around the world to select their five favorite things, along with the personal reasons for their choices. The book, currently on Kickstarter, features 100 people’s 5 favorite things.
Iris Van Herpen’s designs are on the fence between fashion and something else. Many have tried to pinpoint what that is. But one thing is for certain, the work truly is - something else.
Typesetting humor in bumper sticker form. Available from Process Type Foundry.
This is a beautiful and thorough project headed by Gabriella Garcia: It’s a typographic tour of Broadway, the street that runs the length of Manhattan, where she and her team have chosen 26 great examples of lettering found along its 13 miles.