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  1. Periodic Table of Typefaces
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    Periodic Table of Typefaces

    The Periodic Table of Typefaces (Popular, Influential & Notorious) is an online project by graphic designer Cam Wilde. It joins a distinguished canon that includes not only the Periodic Table of...

    written by: David A. Greene
    03.12.09

  2. Friday Finds 7.22.11
    Week in Review

    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

  3. American Trademarks
    Books

    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

  4. 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

  5. Barcelona, Day Two
    Travel Reports

    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

  6. Matthew Carter's New Typeface
    A Great Idea

    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

  7. Less is...
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    Less is...

    Less is more. Or maybe, less is a bore. Perhaps, less is only more when more is no good. Regardless of whether you agree with the modernist motto of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ("Less is more&qu...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.11.09

  8. Field Notes Winter Colors Series
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    Field Notes Winter Colors Series

    I've had my eye on the handsome little notebooks from Field Notes--a collaboration between Portland, Oregon's Draplin Design Company and Chicago's Coudal Partners--for some time now. Call them the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.20.09

  9. Inside Woodshop
    Travel Reports

    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

  10. Book Designs by Atelier Dyakova
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    Book Designs by Atelier Dyakova

    London-based Russian graphic designer Sonya Dyakova is making us rethink the notion of judging a book by its cover. After studying in San Francisco, the typography specialist moved to London to...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.18.13

  11. Identity Design We Love: Helsinki Food Company
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    Identity Design We Love: Helsinki Food Company

    Prepare to get charmed by a design agency, Werklig's, simple brand identity for Helsinki Food Company.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    05.02.13

  12. Logotypes by Two Times Elliott
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    Logotypes by Two Times Elliott

    We're quite keen on these seven simple, kinetic logotypes by Notting Hill, London-based design consultancy, Two Times Elliott. Explore some more design and typography here!

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    05.06.13

  13. Sofia Design Week 2013: The Balkan Date
    Travel Reports

    Sofia Design Week 2013: The Balkan Date

    The recent fifth edition of Sofia Design Week in Bulgaria's capital city marked a milestone for this international festival devoted to design and visual culture from Eastern Europe and beyond. The...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    07.02.13

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. Laura Ashley

    Laura Ashley

    Laura Ashley and her husband Bernard started printing fabric on their kitchen table in London in 1953, following a Women’s Institute exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum on traditional...

    02.01.13

  20. 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

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