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Type Connection Helps You Find Matching Typefaces

Deciding upon a single typeface to get your point across is easy, but figuring out which typefaces match is something even design experts often get wrong. How do you find the chocolate to Perpetua’s peanut butter then, or the goose to Garamond’s gander? You put them through the paces of the Type …

Type creates a series of glasses inspired by typography - The Fox Is Black

As a bespectacled type nerd, I am going absolutely gaga over Type’s new Garamond and Helvetica inspired glasses. Maybe I am geeking out a little too …

Chineasy

Beginning with key Chinese characters—which the book refers to as building blocks—author ShaoLan Hsueh and artist Noma Bar have made a memorable guide, as helpful as it is pretty, to one of the most difficult and oldest languages in the world. "Chineasy" translates the Chinese language into a …

Language

Into Lauren Tamaki’s Sketchbook - The Fox Is Black

Lauren Tamaki is a Brooklyn based illustrator. She’s worked on some fantastic projects like drawing Rene Redzepi for GQ and making holiday cards for …

Michał Nowak – Identity by Marcin Przybys and Ania Szerszen

The Personal Identity of Michał Nowak.<p>The Polish graphic designers Marcin Przybys and Ania Szerszen developed the personal identity for Michał Nowak, …

Transworld Surf Magazine Redesign by Wedge & Lever

Transworld Surf.<p>San Diego, California based independent graphic design studio Wedge & Lever was entrusted with the redesign of the Transworld Surf …

Portraiture by Benjamin Garcia

Surreal Portraits.<p>After many years working as illustrator and designer for 2D and 3D animations, Benjamin Garcia started to focus on painting full …

Eleven things you didn't know about Apple

The company behind the ubiquitous iPhone and iPad is famously secretive, but there a few little known facts about the California-based company.<p>1 Steve Jobs was adopted and half Syrian<p>Apple’s legendary co-founder and chief executive died in October 2011, but while heading up the company Steve Jobs …

How Hitler Tried To Redesign Christmas

When the Nazis took power in 1933, Christmas was one of their first targets. Not even Santa was safe.<p>In December 1941, Adolf Hitler threw a Christmas Party for his fellow Nazis. It was a lavish affair, in which the Nazi Party’s top officials, statesmen, and generals gathered before a massive …

Radikal Font Family by Nootype

Radikal – Geometric Type Family.<p><b>Radikal</b> is a sans serif typeface that provides simplicity and modernity. This geometric font family by Nico Inosanto …

Typography

The Top 17 Cities Stories Of 2013

From rising income inequality to Detroit’s historic bankruptcy, cities struggled this year. But from stress also comes resilience and innovation.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Want more of our best stories of 2013? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Top Stories Of The Year<br>• …

Mega Cities

Fantastic X-Men Artworks

Since the first trailer of X-Men: Days of Future Past and the last announcement about X-Men: Apocalypse, comic fans are just dying to see this new …

Interview: Ruben Nusz

by Mason Riddle<p>"Severed Hues"—currently on view at Minneappolis' Weinstein Gallery—has prompted a lot of people to reconsider color, abstraction and illusionistic space. To create his modestly scaled paintings, Ruben Nusz brandishes a brush loaded with saturated hues—vivid and muted—to explore his …

Art