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Jason Santa Maria
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NEW ARTICLE FOR YOU: These 8 Tricks to Selecting a Design Partner Will Amaze You! medium.com/p/these-8-tric…
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Because today is National Punctuation Day, take 15% off my book On Web Typography with the code GETSMART: abookapart.com/products/on-we…
Also for National Punctuation Day, I updated the smart quotes website with Ubuntu keyboard shortcuts: smartquotesforsmartpeople.com
Happy National Punctuation Day! To celebrate, get 15% off my book On Web Typography with the code GETSMART: abookapart.com/blogs/press/15…
This is not that hard, guys. It’s not that hard. Stop building the same fucking clubhouse again and again and again and again.
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So @varsitybook’s “heroes” launch is interviews with seven white dudes. Cool, cool. pic.twitter.com/IWi36RB0fq
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Hi folks — here's an essay I wrote on The Elements of Typographic Style and why it's not a good book. bitly.com/re-formETS Caveat lector.
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Eater's gala launch feature: 72 WAYS FOOD CAN CHANGE THE WORLD, by Alice Waters, John T. Edge, Dan Barber, MORE! eater.com/a/72-ways-food…
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Finally finished reading @jasonsantamaria's book abookapart.com/products/on-we…. It’s excellent, highly recommend it.
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@__zool did you read @jasonsantamaria's On Web Typography? The book is fucking excellent. We made it required reading at @instapaper.
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The Descendents documentary @filmagemovie is available for download/rental on Sep 30th! Been waiting for this one: filmagemovie.com
Talking About Type, a quick roundup of excerpts and more from my book On Web Typography: abookapart.com/blogs/press/15…
@jasonsantamaria Woah, I hope the book lives up to Ed himself. This video reminded me how great he is: lynda.com/tutorials/Ed-E…
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@jasonsantamaria and by the way - finally got to start reading your book. It's a really wonderful read - congratulations!
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I’m very excited about this upcoming monograph on Ed Emberley: jasonsantamaria.com/articles/ed-em…
I had a great time talking to @jensimmons last week on @thewebahead about typography and getting out of ruts: 5by5.tv/webahead/83
A nice crash course in drawing with bezier curves: bezier.method.ac
If you haven’t picked up @jasonsantamaria’s On Web Typography yet, I encourage you to do so. It is very, very good. abookapart.com/products/on-we…
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Handy resource from Apple, PSDs of silhouetted iPhone and iPad models: developer.apple.com//app-store/mar… /via @ramoved
That correspondence was immensely helpful and insightful to me, so I’m very happy to be able to share it.
My latest on @thepastrybox is correspondence I received on a previous entry from an ex-designer, now sheep farmer: the-pastry-box-project.net/jason-santa-ma…
I’ve been feeling the same feels as @kissane about Twitter lately, and I hope I can reclaim a bit of it too: incisive.nu/2014/ditching-…
If you are hosting an event, you absolutely must have a code of conduct; @kissane articulates why and how: incisive.nu/2014/codes-of-…
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This x 1000: @kissane: Just posted: why you need a code of conduct and how we made one for @SRCCON: incisive.nu/2014/codes-of-…
Next February, I will have the honor of presenting the first D. B. Updike Prize for Student Type Design: tfj.co/1lTLRCA
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I talked to @khoi all about my book On Web Typography and who I wrote it for: subtraction.com/2014/09/11/jas…
Wow. The @standardsmanual reissue that uses a font I made already reached its fundraising goal in less than a day. kickstarter.com/projects/thest…
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Full-size reissue of the NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual (exclusive partnership with the MTA). YES: kickstarter.com/projects/thest…
From the  Watch tech page: “We even developed a new typeface to maximize legibility.” apple.com/watch/technolo…
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@processtype: Watch typeface definitely has some similarities to our Colfax, but it isn't Colfax.” Note Colfax’s original name was Chrono.
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… By the way, most people don’t know it but Apple does have an in-house type design team. I’d guess they made this new Apple Watch typeface.
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Whether it’s DIN or something similar, the typeface Apple is using is a welcome change. Here’s hoping it proliferates.
It suggests you could wear it on your wrist, or elsewhere. So, maybe not strictly a wristwatch.
And makes mention of kinetic battery charging. “Sorry, my battery is running low, brb” *runs around block*
I could totally see Apple making a video all about what it’s like to put it on. *slow-mo slap*
This 2013 Apple patent talks about slap bracelets A LOT: pdfaiw.uspto.gov/.aiw?docid=201…)
★ New Practice lesson, ‘Selecting typefaces for body text’: practice.typekit.com/lesson/selecti…
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Constellations @ Scottish National Portrait Gallery instagram.com/p/sNQWI9o6iE/