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07/14/2014: Typographic business cards

These simple, bold metallic business cards include strong typography, distinctive illustration and striking patterns. They were created by designers Stefanie Wiersch and Kathrin Grunendahl and printed by Rikiki. Check out more images here. Via Looks Like Good Design.

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07/11/2014: Ray Johnson exhibit

Graphic designer Ray Johnson is featured in a new MoMA exhibit, exploring his more experimental works and hand-written typography. The handwritten type in particular, like in the project below as part of a series called “Strange Devices…” from 1955-1960, shows …

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07/09/2014: Burberry script

A new typeface from Burberry fits perfectly into the advertising for their Spring/Summer menswear 2015 line, but will also adorn the collection’s jackets, scarves and bags. A bold move. The collection is called “Book Titles and Bruce Chatwin” and references …

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07/08/2014: Happy designer infographic

Adobe recently conducted a survey looking into the mindset of designers and other creatives and found that designers are largely optimistic about the future and satisfied with their jobs. In turn, Co.Design took the information and created this glass-half-full themed …

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07/07/2014: Creative city guidebooks

These well-designed travel guides from Victionary pull together the best locales for creatives in six big cities: New York, London, Tokyo, Barcelona, Berlin, Paris. The series is called CITIx60, named for the 60 creatives who handpicked the spots highlighted in …

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07/03/2014: Design Observer site redesign

Nothing faces more scrutiny than when a respected graphic design source redesigns its website. Design Observer unveiled its new look early this week, and in addition to new contributors, the site received a facelift with new a color scheme, typefaces, …

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07/02/2014: Sawdust typeface

Innovative typography designers Sawdust have created elegant, modern typefaces for Fast Company, Esquire and Communication Arts. Below is their latest work for a Wired UK feature, which uses a lot of great contours and spokes to create the forms. Check …

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06/27/2014: World Cup stamps

In continuing the spirit of the 2014 World Cup, Portuguese design studio MAAN created this stamp collection, with bold colors and patterns that represent the nations involved. Check out the complete collection here, which also includes a custom logo, label …

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06/26/2014: Royal College of Art student poster

This is a detail from Laura Jouan’s RCA art degree show, Posterland. The project, which plays with the basic concept of the poster, uses materials to explore the idea of communication. This poster, entitled “Over Here, Here Over,” is a …

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06/24/2014: Lettering Advice

RDA winner and New Visual Artist Nathan Yoder recently offered up advice on his work with type and hand-lettering and offers some sound advice. Yoder covers everything from techniques on how to get started and larger, philosophical questions you need …