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Mary Kate McDevitt Talks Handlettering

Typography & Lettering Inspiration from Mary Kate McDevitt “It just has to feel right. If I look at a piece and something’s a bit off, it throws me. That could mean an unbalanced composition, kinks in the swashes or flourishes, or wonkiness in the letters when the style calls for something more technically proficient....

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26 Articles for Typography Lovers

With the deadline for Print's Typography & Lettering Awards coming Friday, we decided to take a look back at our type coverage from the past couple months.

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07/22/2014: Typography with mail

Type Directors Club awarded Niral Parekh’s “Type of Letters” project with best in show in its annual Communication Design competition. The project involved a customized mail sorter and using various envelopes, postcards and packages to create a number of typographic solutions, including the word “type,” the New York Times Magazine logo, the @ symbol...

"Unjustified", Part II

By Paula Scher As promised, the following are my thoughts about future AIGA competitions (shows) and a response to the 160 plus posts to my recent article on Imprint “AIGA: Unjustified”. 1. Are Design Competitions an “elitist system”? I owe my career to the AIGA. I am a beneficiary of the exposure that comes...