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no.

by armin

This adorable toddler is pretty good at naming fonts. Watch out Stephen Coles!

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09.10.2014

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Robby Diggs

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by james i bowie

The use of Comic Sans on the front page of the Sydney Daily Herald had the Australian design world up in arms. But the newspaper had an interesting rationale for its actions.

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09.09.2014

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Design Observer

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by armin

Fuji Xerox has developed a printer that roams around the office or business center delivering the printouts to the user. From its looks I would have expected a freshly-baked muffin.

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09.09.2014

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brandflakesforbreakfast

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by armin

Ben Barry is working on 100 patterns using the same color palette. Pretty sexy stuff.

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09.09.2014

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by armin

A modern-day “font” designed by Henrik Kubel and printed in 3D for use in New North Press letterpress shop as if it were nineteenth-century wood type.

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09.09.2014

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by diane zerr

In case you live under a rock, or outside of the US, Football season is back. I like to watch some fun clips on the YouTube channel Bad Lip Reading to get me in the mood.

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09.08.2014

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by armin

Minimalist cocktail prints by Nick Barclay. (Scroll past other minimalist posters at the link to get to this collection).

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09.08.2014

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NOTCOT

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by armin

Matt (no last name) makes fake posters and other promotional items for all of the films, docs, educational videos, etc. that you might remember The Simpsons’ Troy McClure from.

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09.08.2014

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Khoi Vinh

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by armin

Balkan Sans as wonderful feat of typography and cultural integration by Marija Juza and Nikola Djurek, combining Latin and Cyrillic characters whose sound and grammatical features are shared by some South Slavic languages and alphabets like Bosnian, Montenegrian, Croatian and Serbian. More info and images at the link.

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09.08.2014

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