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And, you bet I backed it. Can't wait.
Fantastic idea: a reissue of the NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual! kickstarter.com/projects/thest… pic.twitter.com/p4peYiYRa3
Bookmarking this for future reading: List of Latin-script digraphs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_L…
Request from @colinmford, regarding a font in progress: "Please check frog flesh razzmatazz."
The human eye has three types of photoreceptors, for red, green, and blue. The Mantis Shrimp has 16. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mantis_sh…
A nicely made sans serif on this bronze sestertius, A.D. 37-41. pic.twitter.com/RucQlqLynY
2nd century Roman inscription at the Met, with an unusual 'K' in line six. pic.twitter.com/J8fELYwuAe
I love "Design to Annoy," this project by Erik Askin. portfolios.risd.edu/gallery/328091…
Friends old and new, I hope I'll see you in October for @brooklynbeta's grand finale. brooklynbeta.org/2014/#/
Hey, is there anyone from @Pinterest listening in, who can help us figure out an odd thing that's happening with image compression?
Funny, it takes no time to see it’s off. But it takes a sec to know what is wrong. pic.twitter.com/UDQCvAPA3p
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It's the first week of school and @typesupply did all your homework for writing OpenType features: opentypecookbook.com Class dismissed.
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Amazing: What happens when you translate "Lorem Ipsum." It's like Dan Brown x Umberto Eco. krebsonsecurity.com/2014/08/lorem-…
I nominate @IBMWatson for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine this. 10 minutes ago on the #ISS #aurora pic.twitter.com/PG25uTwm19
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BTW there's lots to enjoy in this month's Wired, including "Build a Cyber CDC" by @peterwsinger, an incredibly astute idea.
Nice work by @billysorrentino at @WIRED, coaxing a smart editorial tone out of our Surveyor font. Sober and direct. pic.twitter.com/hZDd0J7tvw
Hey @HoeflerCo! Have you though about getting one of these? Could really increase your walk-ins. instagram.com/p/r2CscBOLr6/
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A nice recontextualization of the Vitesse font's motorsports aesthetic, for "Bill's Fried Chicken" in Mississippi: pic.twitter.com/cXyEs4yZhm
In case you were looking for the Wikipedia page that mentions both Beyoncé and Charlotte Brontë, look no further: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_t…
You learn something every day: there's Japanese Semaphore. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_sema…
"What asphalt tags say about the city" by @UniWatch is just my kind of nerdery: medium.com/re-form/the-st…
One of the odder type-related items I've come across on eBay: ebay.com/itm/1214073042…
I don't get worked up about failure to use smart quotes, but I feel very strongly that a smiley should be noseless, :) versus :-)
I wrote an essay about politeness for The Message: medium.com/message/9bf1e6… Thank you for your attention.
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From @sdadich, on shooting Ed Snowden for this month's @WIRED: wired.com/2014/08/scott-…
Just pre-ordered "Grafica della Strada: The Signs of Italy" by @louisefili. Can't wait! amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS…
You probably know this, but @ThisIsSethsBlog's blog is truly worthwhile. sethgodin.typepad.com
"There are no monasteries reserved for productive, successful artists who regularly ship inspiring work." More: sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/201…
A new vendor writes, "If you like to donut in September that's fine, except to you." Artifacts of dictation software, I hope?
Presenting @WIRED’s September cover: Edward Snowden, photographed by Platon instagram.com/p/rotMUxNeTz/ pic.twitter.com/dH4EPdcAaw
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A lovely new batch of test prints from @theapparatus. They go FAST, btw. aestheticapparatus.com/store/product-…
Heh… It's true, @Collette_Jon: the terminalectomy is a tricky operation!
#LinkAboutIt United States Postal Service undergoes major rebranding by @grandarmy with typefaces by @HoeflerCo bit.ly/1BbjSCR
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For future reference: Terminal command to restore OS X fonts to system defaults: developer.apple.com/library/mac/DO… Thanks, @essl!
Thanks, @_tomconroy. It's the most ahistorical part of The Proteus Project, & my fave, too. Perhaps for the next Discover.typography theme?
More symbols of note. One so seldom sees "rime" in the weather forecast these days. pic.twitter.com/Pqjwle2n1H
Twitter's "Who to follow" for me is consistently: (1) a designer, (2) a developer, (3) LeVar Burton.
GlyphNanny, by @typesupply, looks incredibly valuable — especially for first-time type designers. Go get it! github.com/typesupply/gly…
Type Designers: I just made a new RoboFont extension and I could use some beta testers. Want to try it? github.com/typesupply/gly… Thanks!
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Could these symbols find life anew, in the hands of some hipster mixologist? pic.twitter.com/omaP5bgbqS
Nice work, @migreyes & @VelocityWong: "The Distance" becomes the first to use Tungsten Rounded on the web: thedistance.com/hollymatic
Jerry Seinfeld wants to be a graphic designer. This is not a joke. pic.twitter.com/IKEPIDkMlm
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"A type that stops you in the middle of a sentence and asks you to admire its smartness is a bad type." W.A. Dwiggins
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Here is the microsite of our T-shirt project. We chose our favorite lowercase letters. typecache.com/product/tee201… pic.twitter.com/GmzEJiGIvg
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Quick work: that's our new Tungsten Rounded font on the cover of this month's @WIRED! pic.twitter.com/577iJPxo9p