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1000 Miles for 1000 People

Two creatives and their bikes will make a difference

For the past five years, my good friend Brian MacDonald, from Wonderkind Studios, and I have traveled to Africa in order to understand extreme poverty and the burden poverty places on the world's most vulnerable people.

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Author: Justin Ahrens

Topics: Managing Design, Product Design, Professional Development, Random, Studio Secrets

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Definition & Function

TYPE IN CONTEXT

Studying typography starts with abcs.

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Author: Kristin Cullen

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Wedding Crashers: The Perfect Girl in Typography

Vince Vaughn sums up his feelings as illustrated in type

From the scene in the beginning of "Wedding Crashers" where Jeremy (Vince Vaughn) says what he really thinks about the idea of dating.

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In Combination: on typefaces

Starting out, begin with one quality typeface.

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Vintage Type: Jon Contino

Combining lettering and illustration into playful typography is something that can be seen throughout the artists profiled in Drawing Type.

Topics: Handmade, Profiles, Type

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Wedding Crashers: The Perfect Girl in Typography: Vince Vaughn sums up his feelings as illustrated in type

From the scene in the beginning of "Wedding Crashers" where Jeremy (Vince Vaughn) says what he really thinks about the idea of dating.

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School Days: CASE STUDY:GAIL ANDERSON

I started teaching while I was still in my twenties, and wasn't much older than the continuing ed students in my first class.

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Animal Magic: Redcat Theater

"As designers, we're tempted to make everything look wonderful, and most of the time we do, but sometimes it's best to leave a logo alone," Sean Adams says.

Topic: Branding Identity

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Unplug from the matrix: Eric Hines, Honest Bros.

"Not designing on a machine keeps us creative.

Topics: Random, Studio Secrets

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Costume National

Costume National is the fruit of the influence of Japan on Italy, of the Japanese bath of purification, of the bustle of the Italian street.

Topics: Fashion, Profiles

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Motorway Signs: Selected by monika parrinder

There's an oft-quoted motorway sign that when heading out of London on the M1, simply points north.

Topic: Environmental Design

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Be a Lover of Books: Thoughts on Books

Book design places a unique set of demands on a graphic designer, asking simultaneously for a deep level of engagement as well as a surprising degree of restraint, along with substantive technical skills.

Topic: Profiles