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Font Of The Moment: Sentinel

Font Of The Moment: Sentinel

My font of the moment is with Hoefler & Co’s thoughtful slab serif, Sentinel.  “For everyone who’s ever wished Clarendons had italics, everyone whose favorite slab serif is shy a few weights, and everyone who’s ever needed a slab serif to thrive in text: we…

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Leading Graphic Design City : Hello Minneapolis?

Leading Graphic Design City : Hello Minneapolis?

Alright, I’m Canadian and I already know Toronto is essentially our country’s hotbed city for Graphic Design employment. Truth be told , I’ve always had dreams of working in the U.S as a graphic designer in a larger market. San Francisco & Chicago top the…

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Resist change long enough…on trend!

Resist change long enough…on trend!

The other day, I visited the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria B.C. I was walking through the Natural History Gallery which retains original display design from, my best guess, roughly the late 70s. I encountered these information display pieces and thought to myself “Oh,…

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Font Of The Moment: Anglecia Pro

Font Of The Moment: Anglecia Pro

My Font Of The Moment, is Mint Type’s elegant, serif workhorse, Anglecia Pro. I’m looking out for your bottom line here folks, three of the weights and their accompanying italics are  free! Anglecia Pro is a well conceived collection, created to be used together as…

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Font Of The Moment: Alumia [$10]

Font Of The Moment: Alumia [$10]

My font of the moment is Alumia. A san-serif, uppercase only, display font designed by Maarten Van’t Wout of  Lisse, Netherlands. Great part is it will only cost you a tenner to call it your own! A straightforward, simple, bold face, what you see is…

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Font Of The Moment – Nautinger

Font Of The Moment – Nautinger

My font of the moment is with the action packed slab serif, Nautinger. This font is by no means free. However, once you peruse through the weights, linguistic variants, stylistic alternates, you will appreciate exactly how much time and care the designer, Moritz Esser, put…

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Font Of The Moment: Typometry [free!]

Font Of The Moment: Typometry [free!]

First and foremost, I want to apologize for skipping the last two months. I have no solid excuse other than summer malaise, which I lovingly refer to as Summer Affective Disorder. Also a few odd projects including the new website design! Regardless, I carry guilt,…

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Recommended Graphic Design Podcasts

Recommended Graphic Design Podcasts

Podcasts are an integral part of my daily sanity program. I commute via transit twice a day, 45 minute trips, so the audible distraction from the drudge is a godsend. Fortunately there are a number of good design podcasts available out there. This allows me…

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Font Of The Moment: Quattrocento Roman

Font Of The Moment: Quattrocento Roman

My Font Affair Of The Month is with Quattrocento Roman Quelle Surprise! I am choosing a serif font for once! (It’s apparent I have a strong preference for san-serif faces.) Designed by typographic impresario Pablo Impallari, Quattrocento Roman is an excellent serif face available free…

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Font Of the Moment: Fontfabric’s Code-Pro Bold

Font Of the Moment: Fontfabric’s Code-Pro Bold

My Font Affair Of  The Month is with Fontfabric’s Code-Pro Bold The theme for this month’s font selection is pay if you want… I received a few groans with the last two recommended fonts as they are licensed fonts. Yes, if you’re a graphic designer…

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