February 2012

Thom Yorke’s Type Driven Grammy Poster

Thom Yorke Grammy Poster

In honor of Radiohead’s Miami show tomorrow, I found this type-driven poster of Thom Yorke. The poster was designed to promote the Grammys and is made up of things (mostly music) that have influenced Mr. Yorke over the years. See below to check out the song names including Bjork’s “Unravel”, David Bowie (“Ashes to Ashes”) […]

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Archer: A Workhorse Slab-Serif

Archer Typeface

Archer is a typeface designed by the type foundry Hoefler & Frere-Jones. Because it has eight weights and 40 styles, it is an amazingly versatile typeface to work with. It is a slab serif and has loads of charm without being too cutesy. It was originally created by H&FJ for Martha Stewart Living magazine, who needed a personable, […]

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The Wolfsonian: A Designer’s Wonderland

Out of the Darkness at the Wolfsonian

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University is a museum, library, and research center. Located in Miami Beach, the museum uses objects and printed material to illustrate the persuasive power of art and design, to explore what it means to be modern, and to tell the story of social, historical, and technological changes that have transformed our world. […]

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Kerning: An Introduction

Kerning

Kerning is when you adjust the spacing between (letters or characters) in a piece of text. It is also known as letter spacing. Kerning is very important although often overlooked, especially with novice graphic designers. You should never let your design program dictate your spacing. Every letter needs to be addressed and looked at to make […]

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