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Winners of the 2014 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.

Fábio Duarte Martins on legibility in typography and type design.

21 designers and their awesome tattoos.

The consequences of working for free.

I Love Typography on the last word on Helvetica?

Martina Flor on creating the 63 handwriting fonts of Wonderhand.

Thinking of going nomadic? A reality check from nomadic designer Marina Janeiko.

Mike Monteiro on making great design happen.

Adriaan Fenwick asks does user experience design exist?

Ten things you (probably) didn’t know about Erik Spiekermann.

Eye on Design, the AIGA design blog.

24 examples of extremely crappy design.

Identity Crisis: designer job titles. Or, what the hell do you actually do?


The design report: an exploration into the future of design from Essen International.

Sports Illustrated DP Brad Smith on how freelance photographers should approach photo editors.

How (and when) to design a mood board.

I Love Typography reviews eight recently released typefaces.

DrawType: the Keyboard that lets you draw your messages.

Slow down, and other life advice from Liz Danzico to herself as a young designer.

nuSchool’s Ran Segall says your free design work will end up in the trash.

Why you should be using mood boards in your design process.

From Hoefler & Co.: Quarto, a fiery display face rooted in one of typography’s most significant periods.

Nine basic principles of responsive web design.

Digital Arts’s five top visual trends for November.

FontCast #19: typeface designer and font developer Mark Simonson.


The best typography-based sites of October according to Typewolf.

Copyright theft: a scourge to be purged or just a fact of life?

AIGA Gain conference video: Marty Neumeier on Metaskills, five talents for the robotic age.

From Papyrus to Pixels. The digital transformation of the way books are written, published and sold has only just begun.

Ten truths about freelancing no one tells you.

Google’s quest to write the rulebook for interactive design.

Designers Who Read, igniting critical discussion on design.

Creative distraction: Inspirograph by Nathan Friend, a digital replica of the classic Spirograph toy.

Creative Characters interview: Alexandra Korolkova, principal designer at ParaType.