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  1. Uniformity of Design
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    Uniformity of Design

    Where do typography, fashion, and history come together every spring, summer, and fall? On pro baseball uniforms, is where.

    written by: David A. Greene
    12.21.08

  2. Peter Bil’ak

    Peter Bil’ak

    01.26.09

  3. Typographer Focus: Peter Biľak
    Profiles

    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

  4. Screening: Objectified

    Screening: Objectified

    Presenting the regional premiere of Objectified, the new feature-length independent documentary about industrial design from the director of Helvetica. Exploring the creative processes of some of...

    03.01.09

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Pica Press

    Born and raised in New Mexico, the land of enchantment, I have spent most of my life absorbing the uniqueness of the desert and its breathtaking blue skies. Wrapped up in the landscape I found a...

    05.29.09

  8. Typographic Address File

    Typographic Address File

    Keeping your biz-y (and personal) contacts sorted can keep you busy for hours. This fun address file from Pica Press will make organizing less of a chore, as each bright card will wow you with a...

  9. Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott
    Books

    Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott

    On a recent weekend, whilst both sitting on a train and lolling by the river, I read the short, strange novel Flatland by Edwin Abbott Abbott. Occasionally a novel about architecture comes along,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.31.09

  10. Paper Source

    About Us Paper Source is a premiere paperie and retail store offering a unique selection of fine and artisanal papers, stationery, invitations, gift wrap, greeting cards, quirky gifts and a custom ...

    08.04.09

  11. 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

  12. Live from London: Non-Stop Pop-Up
    Travel Reports

    Live from London: Non-Stop Pop-Up

    I'm not sure whether “pop-up” is just a buzz word or a new trend, but the "pop-up" label has been slapped on sorts of events and venues across the British capital during...

    written by: Charlotte West
    09.25.09

  13. Cody Hudson

    09.28.09

  14. Andrew Byron, Ed Fella and Sunook Park

    Andrew Byron, Ed Fella and Sunook Park

    This exhibition looks at the typographic work of three Los Angeles–based artist-designer-educators, and investigates the elastic and sometimes slippery relationship of language, form and...

    10.22.09

  15. Field Notes Winter Colors Series
    Product of the Day

    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

  16. Typography of the 19th Century Textile Trade

    Typography of the 19th Century Textile Trade

    Adrian Wilson leads a presentation about his unique collection of handmade typefaces and trademarks last seen in use by nineteenth-century fabric merchants.

    01.13.10

  17. House Industries

    Known throughout the world as a prolific type foundry, House Industries has made a considerable impact on the world of design. House Industries' fonts scream from billboards, wish happy whatever...

    02.09.10

  18. 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

  19. Friday Finds 4.2.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 4.2.2010

    This is how the Dwellians show you that we care—by sharing our prized Internet finds of the week. Today's offering includes everything from politics and Peeps to typography and trousers.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    04.02.10

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