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Deep book, flat subject - Imprint. Cyrus Highsmith, senior designer at the Boston-based Font Bureau, has written a short book on the basics of typography that, despite its odd approach—or maybe because of it—promises to become a standard text in introductory typography courses.

Deep book, flat subject - Imprint

The book, to be formally released next month during TypeCon 2012, in Milwaukee, is called Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals, an accurate yet prosaic title that belies its charms. It is a simple book with a simple premise, which means that it is actually a very deep book. 100 Principles for Designing Logos and Building Brands. 10 Unexpectedly Hijacked Billboards - (funny billboards) Strippers vs.

10 Unexpectedly Hijacked Billboards - (funny billboards)

Church... tough choice! Jet Airways, one of the leading Airways in India announced to their customers that they have changed. Kingfisher Airlines, on top of it whipped them by saying "We made them change. " This is a picture of a billboard in Southern California. 12 Funniest Billboard Graffitis. Addictive ads, 1894-1954. 14 Sep 2010 Here is a collection of Japanese advertisements for drinks and smokes (1894-1954).

Addictive ads, 1894-1954

Hero Cigarettes, 1894 Tokio Beer, 1896-1906 Chūyū Cigarettes, 1900. Logo & Branding: Vibo & BP&O Logo, Branding, Packaging & Opinion by Richard Baird. Towards the end of 2011, Spanish high street travel agent Vibo (formally Viajes Iberia) began to roll out its new visual identity developed by international design consultancy Saffron as part of a new strategy to differentiate itself from an increasingly generic market place.

Logo & Branding: Vibo & BP&O Logo, Branding, Packaging & Opinion by Richard Baird

Following this rebrand, Saffron has published some of the signage and printed collaterals that make up the visual identity system (alongside a new logo-type) that offers an imaginative alternative to conventional destination photography. “Spain’s tourism industry is over-saturated with travel agencies and their promotions. A total lack of differentiation makes it hard for customers to find an offer that suits them.

Everyone sells the same products, tells the same story – all with the same approach and (lack of engaging) attitude. Most Spanish travel agencies have been in the business for a long time – and it shows. Retro_futurism: JAPANESE SCI-FI ART (early 80-s) Sumio Tsunoda, book jacket, early 80s Peter (Pater) Sato, poster for an exhibition of original works, 1980 Nayoyuki Kato, book cover illustration, 1980 Nayoyuki Kato, cover illustration for SF festival booklet, 1980 Noboru Nonaka, book cover illustration, 1983.

retro_futurism: JAPANESE SCI-FI ART (early 80-s)

10 movie poster cliches (with plenty of examples) The Science of Word Recognition. About fonts > ClearType The Science of Word Recognition or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bouma.

The Science of Word Recognition

THE SEETHING GENIUS OF &GET YOUR WAR ON& ANGER + CLIP ART = CATHARSIS | October 13th 2008 Ever since October 2001, America's "War on Terror" has had a venomous critic in David Rees.


He has used a comic strip to lambaste the absurd air-punching sloganeering of it all, writes Robert Lane Greene... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE. Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s. In the 1920s and 1930s, Japan embraced new forms of graphic design as waves of social change swept across the nation.

Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s

This collection of 50 posters, magazine covers and advertisements offer a glimpse at some of the prevailing tendencies in a society transformed by the growth of modern industry and technology, the popularity of Western art and culture, and the emergence of leftist political thought. "Buy Domestic! " poster, 1930 [+] Cover of "Nippon" magazine issue #1, Oct 1934 [+] "Fuji Weekly" cover, Oct 1930 [+] Secrets of the New Yorker cover - Imprint. Françoise Mouly, the New Yorker’s art editor since 1993, doesn’t have normal relationships with the artists who draw the magazine’s covers.

Secrets of the New Yorker cover - Imprint

“Think of me as your priest,” she told one of them. Mouly, who co-founded the avant-garde comics anthology RAW with her husband, Art Spiegelman, asks the artists she works with—Barry Blitt, Christoph Niemann, Ana Juan, R. Frustro: The Impossible Typeface. Hungarian designer Martzi Hegedűs has created a single typeface, titled Frustro, on the sole premise of making it impossible.

Frustro: The Impossible Typeface

Based on the illusion of the Penrose triangle (which is by definition, an impossible object whose creator deemed it “impossibility in its purest form”) the type appears to be facing two different directions simultaneously. His diagram explaining the structure of the Frustro “R” is the highlight of his display– it neatly puts together top left and bottom right corners of two 3D renderings of the letter, making it clear how he imagined each letter as an extension of the Penrose triangle.

Fascinating– I only wish this was available for download, it looks like a typographer’s dream (or perhaps) nightmare come true. Art (emoji list) Linear format equations and Math AutoCorrect in Word 2010 - Word - Microsoft Office. To insert an equation using the keyboard, press ALT+=, and then type the equation. You can insert equation symbols outside a math region by using Math AutoCorrect.

For more information, see Use Math AutoCorrect rules outside of math regions check box. A disagreeably facetious type glossary - StumbleUpon. 1. The jargon words 2. Lines are strokes 3. Brusselssprout Curatorial Magazine 2011. Purpose - BBCx365. The purpose of this project is to promote the awareness of global current events with the American public. ”American citizens know little about current events in general and even less about overseas events” according to The Washington Post in 2006.

The article further explains that the reasons for the “unwillingness of American citizens to live up to their civic responsibilities” are due to the supply and content of our news. In the article titled “Mind the Gap,” an explanation is given as such: “Driven by market pressures, news organizations across the globe are turning to more entertainment-centered forms of reporting, making it more difficult for lazy citizens to encounter substantive political information as a matter of course. An important consequence of the shift to “soft news” has been the scaling back of international bureaus and staff.” Travel Corporation India Honeymoon Packages: Australia. Yet Another Colorization Tutorial.

26 Beautiful Free Retro Fonts. 5 Best Logo Maker and Logo Creator Tools. Company logo is an important part of any business. It’s often the first thing your customer sees on your business card and your website. Company logo is the face of your brand. To create a logo, you can either spend some money to hire a graphic designer to create for you or you can use online logo generator do it yourself.

To DIY, you can check out these 5 great free or affordable and user friendly online logo maker tools: 1) » Blow - On the Cutting Edge Exhibition. Visual News - The Cure For Eyeball Boredom. Screenmedia Daily - Digital Signage, Place-based Digital Out-of-Home Media, Proximity, Mobile and Convergent Technologies. 100 Free Fonts You Should Have in Your Library.

Fonts have already been among the essential materials used by designers. Whether it is a web design project or a logo design – font is the element, capable of attracting people’s attention, rendering the key idea, and communicating the necessary message. That is why, thousands of free fonts reside today in multiple online font repositories. Below we are introducing a collection of 100 free fonts, which represent vividly only some of the most significant trends in typography, however all of these fonts feature really unique and fresh designs. 17 Funniest and Mostly Useless Flyers.