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WEEK OF AUGUST 18, 2014

The best fonts of 2014 according to Designmodo.


Agency creatives are going back to school to learn digital skills.


Tina Essmaker on wrestling with creative satisfaction.


Nine original Bauhaus books available as PDFs.


Gridlover: a tool to establish a typographic system with modular scale and vertical rhythm.


Designer Deborah Sussman has died.


Judging a designer by his covers: Kurt Andersen interviews designer Peter Mendelsund.


InVision interview with Dan Leon Krause, art director at Razorfish.


Teaser trailer for “Twenty-Four by Thirty-Six” an upcoming documentary on movie poster design.


Designer/educator Meredith Davis on our shared responsibility for moving the industry forward.


Typ.io: What font goes with what?


JWT Atlanta’s Todd Copilevitz says “native advertising is further proof we’ve lost our way.”


Vanseo Design’s Steven Bradley on why freelance web designers need to adjust to a changing market for their services.


The FWA interviews The Barbarian Group’s Sarah Grant.


WEEK OF AUGUST 11, 2014

AIGA Centennial Voices: short personal essays on the past, present and future of design.


24 design-focused videos to spark your imagination.


Celebrating Paul Rand’s 100th birthday.


Supercool Creative Agency’s David Murdico cites eight reasons to love the ad industry right now.


Rethinking news design, a Q&A with García Media founder Mario García.


How much does it cost to make an app?


TEFF Lexicon: the world’s most expensive typeface.


Why ad agencies are starved for talent.


Berlow: Celebrating the work of Font Bureau’s founder and the recipient of the 2014 Type Directors Club medal.


Michael Bierut’s thoughts on “Thoughts on Design.”


Dan Cassaro responds to Showtime’s request for spec work.


Gian Bautista on the “cardinal sins” of design.


5 Questions for 100 Designers: designer Yevgeny Yermakov’s tiny interviews with designers.


Dan Saffer voices his concern over the current state of design education.


WEEK OF AUGUST 04, 2014

Hamilton Wood Type’s annual Wayzgoose Type Conference registration is now open.


The five worst book covers ever according to the Guardian.


What’s the difference between a logo and a symbol?


Why doing pro bono work is good for your agency.


Nick Stockton explains why our best thinking seems to happen in the shower.


Creative director Dominic Ayre on the periodic struggle of questioning our career choice.


Simon Duncan on five things hip hop artists tell us about UX Design.


WSJ columnist Sue Shellenbarger explains the power of doodling.


How We Read: chapter 1 of Jason Santa Maria’s new book, On Web Typography.


Video: Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver explains native advertising.