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Typography Tuesday is Born

By • Oct 24th, 2006 • Category: Art, Design Geeky, Typography

I was reading up on the background of a typeface I’ve had a lot of interest in lately—Brothers (Emigre)—when I was reminded of what …



Better Than Cock Rock. CrotchRock.

By • Jul 15th, 2006 • Category: Art, Design Geeky

Cranbrook Academy of Art (Doug Johnston)
CrotchRock is a piece built for a chair show at Cranbrook Academy.
From the description written for the show:
“CrotchRock” has its …



A Vote for Comic Sans is a Vote for the Enemy

By • Apr 5th, 2006 • Category: Design Geeky

I generally don’t trust guys who wear bow ties. This is especially true in the case of politicians. A bow tie wearing politician with a …



Typography: Cholla Set Released in OpenType Format

By • Mar 2nd, 2006 • Category: Design Geeky

Cholla OpenType Released

I’m a big, big fan of Cholla. The slab-serif variations are some of the best out there. Emigre just announced the release …



Where Are My Pants?

By • Feb 27th, 2006 • Category: Design Geeky, Notable Web Stuff

Worth 1000’s Where Are My Pants? Photoshop contest has some truly awesome entries. Entrants take a crack at digitally (de)pantsing the famous. Of course, some …



New logo for Intel. Hello 1995.

By • Jan 2nd, 2006 • Category: Design Geeky

Intel’s latest logo incarnation

I’d heard rumors of a pending rebrand for Intel, but hadn’t really had time to seek out further info …



Aerons Are For Chumps

By • Nov 24th, 2005 • Category: Design Geeky

A couple of antiques dealers were having a 2 day sale in a storefront up the street last weekend and I scored a General Fireproofing …



Comic Sans is a pockmark on the ass of Typography

By • Nov 21st, 2005 • Category: Design Geeky

About 10 years ago, Microsoft created a typeface called Comic Sans. You’ve no doubt seen it being used in countless hideous ways. Racergirl is in …



FavIcon From Any JPG or GIF

By • Aug 5th, 2004 • Category: Design Geeky, Notable Web Stuff

This is slick. Making a “favicon” for a website isn’t hard, but can be tedious to get the results you want.
That’s a thing of the …



Print Your Images Big As Hell!

By • Aug 5th, 2004 • Category: Design Geeky, Notable Web Stuff

This seems simple enough to do, but once you see the Flash interface for the Rasterbator, I think you’ll be as impressed as I was.
You …