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  1. The Best Way to Say Thank You
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    The Best Way to Say Thank You

    Sometimes a hand-written note is the only way to go, and from a simple statement to a clever quip, Dwell’s found the right card for the occasion.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.02.13

  2. Tumblr We Love: TypeToy
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    Tumblr We Love: TypeToy

    One man's inspiration is another's inspiration? TypeToy was created as a personal online reference library with an emphasis in vintage design and typography by Aaron Eiland, a senior designer by...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.18.13

  3. Play Ball: Huntington Baseball Co.
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    Play Ball: Huntington Baseball Co.

    Now that the season is on, any good design fan is mulling over precisely how to get just a bit more baseball into his home decor. Moderation, fellow fans! Tempting as it may be to move that...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.12.12

  4. Typographer Focus: Peter Biľak
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    Typographer Focus: Peter Biľak

    The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.

    written by: Kieran Long
    photos by: Adam Broomberg
    01.26.09

  5. Friday Finds 08.23.13
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 08.23.13

    A folding car inspired by an armadillo, typography flashcard game, and vintage snaps of San Francisco? All that and more in this installment of Friday Finds!

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.23.13

  6. Friday Finds 7.22.11
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    Friday Finds 7.22.11

    In our current issue, we explored design for families, ranging from multi-generational households to couples with young children. For our Dwell Reports story, House Party!, we rounded up a handful...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.22.11

  7. American Trademarks
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    American Trademarks

    Eric Baker and Tyler Blik are a pair of noted graphic and identity designers, though perhaps their greatest legacy in American design will come not from their work as designers, but as design...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.02.10

  8. Crap = Good
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    Crap = Good

    This morning I came across a terrific new design blog with a clean, if quirky, aesthetic. Crap = Good is rather a strange name for a blog, and I confess that I can't totally fathom their...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.03.11

  9. Just My Type
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    Just My Type

    From simple signage to repurposed letterforms, take a look at how typography turns up beautifully in these homes.

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.08.13

  10. From A to Z: Typography Illustrations by Jing Zhang
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    From A to Z: Typography Illustrations by Jing Zhang

    East London-based typographer, illustrator, and designer Jing Zhang revisits the ABCs with her highly detailed 26 lettered collection of the English alphabet.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.02.13

  11. Barcelona, Day Two
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    Barcelona, Day Two

    On our second day in Barcelona, fueled by café con leche and enough jamon to kill a horse, we excitedly settled into a breakneck tour of modern Catalan design and architecture. From Gaudi...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    01.29.11

  12. Matthew Carter's New Typeface
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    Matthew Carter's New Typeface

    Matthew Carter has a letter for web designers, typography geeks, and design buffs everywhere. Actually, he has a whole brand spankin’ new alphabet. On February 2nd, the iconic type designer...

    written by: Stephanie Orma
    02.07.11

  13. Q&A with Typeface Designer Matthew Carter
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    Q&A with Typeface Designer Matthew Carter

    When Matthew Carter finished high school in England in the 1950s, he moved to the Netherlands for a year; he’s been working with typography ever since. "This was supposed to be an interlude before...

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.19.13

  14. Typeface Designer We Love: Jordan Metcalf
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    Typeface Designer We Love: Jordan Metcalf

    Cape Town, South Africa-based typeface designer and artist Jordan Metcalf has a knack for creating puzzling, intricate algorithms in the form of typefaces. Whether experimenting with personal...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.03.13

  15. Pinterest Board of the Day: Typography
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    Pinterest Board of the Day: Typography

    The Dwell team shares all manner of design discoveries daily on Pinterest. Enjoy this look at typography we find interesting, novel, or simply beautiful (typeface nerds, be sure to follow our...

    written by: Sara Ost
    02.07.13

  16. Inside Woodshop
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    Inside Woodshop

    We trekked to San Francisco's foggy Outer Sunset neighborhood to check out Woodshop, a collective of four artist and designers who came together through a shared interest in craft, design, and...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.13.10

  17. Peter Bil’ak

    Peter Bil’ak

    01.26.09

  18. Cody Hudson

    09.28.09

  19. Karel Martens

    Karel Martens

    Dutch designer Karel Martens is the founder of the Werkplaats Typografie, a post-graduate graphic design school in the Netherlands, as well as a lecturer at the Yale School of Graphic Design, and...

    04.26.10

  20. Cast Iron Ampersand

    Cast Iron Ampersand

    Font designers with a fear of having their typefaces copied ad infinitum online need only swap Fontographer for cast iron. A heavy metal ampersand is about as analog as it gets—and at either heft ...

    $200.00

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