WEEK OF AUGUST 25, 2014
Six questions for illustrious designer Tom Geismar.
Video: Monotype’s Dan Rhatigan on his passion for typography.
FontCast #17: John Hudson, type designer and co-founder of Tiro Typeworks.
Typendium: an iOS app of short essays and illustrations on typography.
Cheetyr: a handy collection of cheatsheets and shortcuts to speed up the work of designers and developers.
An excerpt from “Hello, I am Erik,” Gestalten’s visual biography on Erik Spiekermann.
UX Porn: a showcase of user interface design patterns sorted by categories.
John Caserta reflects on the past hundred years that led up to today’s most galvanizing design, the smartphone.
Nine original Bauhaus books available as PDFs.
Gridlover: a tool to establish a typographic system
with modular scale and vertical rhythm.
Judging a designer by his covers: Kurt Andersen interviews designer Peter Mendelsund.
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.
WEEK OF AUGUST 11, 2014
AIGA Centennial Voices: short personal essays on the past, present and future of design.
How much does it cost to make an app?
Berlow: Celebrating the work of Font Bureau’s founder and the recipient of the 2014 Type Directors Club medal.