Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big...– J.D. Salinger (The Catcher in the Rye)
I hope to hell that when I do die somebody has the sense to just dump me in the...– Jerome David Salinger (RIP 1919-2010)
First thought. Best thought.
Tips for better ideas: http://tinyurl.com/ycwabp6 (via @swissmiss) // nice video
Practice safe design: Use a concept.– Petrula Vrontikis
Have you ever thought about the amount of packaging you use every day? The amount of wasted packaging that goes into your consumption of pre-packaged food? Maybe you think about it, maybe you have no idea, maybe you consciously chose the right products to purchase with little to no packaging, or those that may have earth-friendly, biodegradable wrappings. Well, I consciously think about this....
Reminder: Always set realistic expectations. http://sixwordstoryeveryday.blogspot.com/2010/01/024.html (via @6words365days)
#dailyhues 01.24.10 http://twitpic.com/zmyxi
I’m very thrilled to announce that starting next week I will begin working and type designing under Michael Cena and Matt Desmond. Take a look at their amazing work. I’m very excited.
Ken Nordine You may recognize Ken Nordine’s...
A New Alphabet
In order of usage popularity in each letter E T A O I N S H R D L C U M W F G Y P B V K J X Q Z
It took me a few seconds to draw it, but it took me 34 years to learn how to...– Paula Scher
Six Word Story Every Day →
On January 1, 2010 I started a collaboration with my copywriter friend, Van Horgen. It is Six Word Story Every Day. It is based on the legendary short story written by Ernest Hemingway. “For sale: baby shoes, never used.” It was considered to be one of his greatest works; and in only six words. This collaboration is an exploration of language, storytelling, design and typography....
Type Size Names
In the early days (sixteenth century), typeface size settings had names. Today we use points. 6pt | nonpareil 7pt | minion 8pt | brevier or small text 9pt | bourgeois or galliard 10pt | long primer or garamond 11pt | small pica or philosophy 12pt | pica 14pt | english or augustin 18pt | great primer
What Type Are You →
Pentagram put together an interactive site in which you may answer four questions and find out what type you are. My answers were rational, understated, progressive relaxed. So that means my type, or typeface is Universal. Universal is developed by Bauhaus graphic designer, Herbert Bayer in the 1920s.
Helvetica is like a really good friend. You go off an hang with other fonts (the...– Andrew Frigo
The grid system is an aide, not a guarantee.– Josef Muller-Brockmann