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05.10.12

Typography
Should Dyslexics Unite on a Typeface?
by Thomas Phinney
The jury is out as to whether using specific fonts has (or should have) any measurable effect on ameliorating issues specific to dyslexic ... more

05.03.12

Design Culture
"Yes, and...Yes, but..."
by Wendy Richmond
The challenge of investigating and pushing through set ways of thinking about your work.

04.26.12

Design Culture
Beyond the Syllabus
by Wendy Richmond
A detailed syllabus is only the beginning of determining how to teach a subject. Beyond the syllabus, and even beyond day-to-day lesson plans, you have to ... more

04.19.12

Advertising
The Regretted History
by Ernie Schenck
Even though we can’t undo the choices we make as we grope and shamble our way through Adland, we can stop regretting them and start learning from them.

04.05.12

Creativity
Barbara Nessim
by Anne Telford
With enthusiasm and passion for art and culture, undiminished by time, Barbara Nessim surrounds herself with beauty and spends her days creating art that has an ... more

03.29.12

Emerging Media
The Rediscovery of Holograms
by Joe Shepter
There are plenty of good holographic shows to enjoy—and until you see one, you won’t believe how cool they can be.

03.15.12

Business
Great Blogs Outside This Field
by David C. Baker
Thoughtful, provocative, humorous blogs that are authentic, have a point of view and stretch your mind.

03.08.12

Typography
Typographic Hate Lists
by Allan Haley
Type hate has taken on pandemic proportions. Myriad blog posts and YouTube videos by the score condemn hapless designs.

02.23.12

Business
Motion Design Business Practices
by Shel Perkins
Business practices in the field of motion design are still quite fragmented; the hope is that its continued maturity as a professional service will ... more

02.16.12

Advertising
What's Your Stargate?
by Ernie Schenck
Creative wormholes exist... those weird locations where the ideas come racing fast and furious and that, for some reason, seem to thrum with creative energy ... more

02.02.12

Typography
Type Directors Club Turns 65
by Angelynn Grant
Although the club’s name is derived from a now obsolete job, its purpose as an organization for those with a discerning eye for typography is as apt ... more

01.26.12

Voices
Entrepeneurial Thinking
by Terry Lee Stone
Graphic design’s traditional business model, that of service consultancy, is being challenged by what may be the future: creating products and being in on ... more

01.12.12

Design Issues
Learning to Be Happy, Part 2
by DK Holland
In this complex world, full of irony and contradiction, pain and suffering, if we can agree on what we value, that is the hope for the future—for ... more

01.05.12

Design Culture
Seeking Sparks
by Susan Hodara
Inspired public dialogue unearths novel concepts and connections impossible to predict. And, when we're lucky, it enables us to witness brilliance in real time.

12.29.11

Typography
Akira Kobayashi
by Allan Haley
Akira Kobayashi’s work with Adrian Frutiger and Hermann Zapf, and his explorations of classic sans serif designs, produced valuable typeface revivals. Now he’s ... more