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  • The Levers Of Design + “The Shape Of Design” Book for Free

    I recently read Frank Chimero’s book, The Shape Of Design. It is is laden with analogies to assist the reader in visualizing Frank’s perspective. Of all the analogies “The lever analogy of…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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!…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…