Typography

Back by Popular Demand

Back by Popular Demand

UPDATE: This webinar has also sold out. A few months ago, the first Type webinar sold out a week before the event so Justin and Ed will be returning to present again A Semester of Type at 90 MPH on December 15, 2015. The webinar is produced in conjunction with […]

A Semester of Type at 90 MPH

A Semester of Type at 90 MPH

Tonight, Justin and Ed will be presenting a new webinar for the RISD (and beyond) community: A Semester of Type at 90 MPH. We’re excited to say that the webinar sold out over a week before the event! However, if you’d like to be alerted next time we do a […]

I Couldn’t Help Notice…

I Couldn’t Help Notice…

I couldn’t help notice this on the side of a tow truck the other day. I suppose they were hoping to make an impression so that the next time I need to tow my car I’ll use Countryside Towing… or maybe it truly is a PSA. Sometimes a cigar is […]

Another Portfolio Piece

Another Portfolio Piece

Speculative (spec) work doesn’t always (some say, ever) work out in your interest. Neither does working for free so you can have another portfolio piece. Don’t let a client take advantage of you. If a client’s business uses your artwork then you should be compensated. AIGA has a page of information […]

Webinar: The New World of Web Fonts

Webinar: The New World of Web Fonts

Our next event is an online webinar with interactive designer/instructor Erik Fadiman. Our partners for this event are Massachusetts College of Art & Design, AIGA Boston and Rhode Island School of Design. You can register for this webinar HERE. ………………………………………………………………. About this Webinar: The New World of Web Fonts Creative Typography for the Web A […]

Comic Sans for all!

Comic Sans for all!

Looking for a good laugh? The folks at Poke London have created an interesting time-wasting tool to give you a chuckle (and then, no doubt, to throw away). HapppyIt goes where no serious designer would ever want to go- it converts the fonts on any website into Comic Sans. Just drag […]

EAT

EAT

I found this sign in a very small town in New Mexico called Cloudcroft, and I loved the bold, no-nonsense statement it made. EAT. No specials in the window, just a bold-faced command and each viewer certainly must pause to consider whether his/her own mother placed that word there just […]

Sign Typography

Sign Typography

Beautiful typography on a sign in York, ME. The letter “R” is always my favorite glyph. It’s got straight lines, curves, and can stand up on its own (try that with a “J”). This one is especially nice: it’s strong, stout, but personable and easy to read. Photo by Justin […]