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WEEK OF OCTOBER 20, 2014

Sweden now has its own typeface.


Designer Christopher Simmons on entrepreneurship, his life mission, and the most valuable lesson he has ever learned.


The typeface graduation projects from Typemedia’s 2013–2014 class.


The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood.


designboom interviews graphic designer Susan Kare.


Designers ask Adobe for a better user interface for type.


Design is not an investment: An Event Apart interview with Mike Monteiro.


Coolors, a super-fast color palettes generator.


Legendary Magnum photographer René Burri has died.


Dorm Room Tycoon podcast: Debbie Millman on how to create meaningful work through experimentation.


BLOKK, a mock-ups and wireframing font for clients who do not understand Latin.


Goodby, Silverstein & Partners’ Jeff Goodby on creative leadership and dealing with rejection.


WEEK OF OCTOBER 13, 2014

Why experts reject creativity.


Video: Sandro Miller on his life and career as one of the most successful photographers of the last 30 years.


Seb Kay on dealing with burnout as a web designer.


designboom interviews graphic designer Neville Brody.


Jarrod Drysdale explains how writing will make you a better designer.


Tobias Frere-Jones explains the hardest part of designing a typeface.


Anatomy of an ad agency talent crisis.


The first female typographer.


Beautiful Maps, collected by Neonite.


Spindustry Digital experience design strategist Howard Tempero asks, Are efficiency and creativity at odds with one another?


Emoji Finder: Search for emoticons, then copy & paste.


A Timeline of Design History: Andrew Blauvelt highlights the best of five decades of Design Quarterly.


Talent Imitates, Genius Steals: Four chapters on being creative in the digital age, by Edward Boches.


WEEK OF OCTOBER 06, 2014

Scott Yates explains why you need to kill the timesheet.


Steven Bradley asks: Is everyone a designer?


Richard Danne on why we’re in design’s “awkward phase.”


How much should I charge for a design project?


Partner Luke Hayman provides an overview of Pentagram’s New York office.


Creative Characters: MyFonts interviews Aring Typeface’s Måns Grebäck.


Adobe launches new design apps for iPhone and iPad.