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09/15/2014: Graphic Digits book

Numbers in typography have gained significance in recent years, and this new, beautifully-bound book from Viction:ary highlights some of the many way you can think differently when using numerals in your work. The book, entiteld Graphic Digits, shows off  illustrative …

Five Questions for Matthew Jacobson on the Art of the Number 17

Detroit native Matthew Jacobson is a designer, art director, creative director, magician, mind-reader, escape artist, record-label-owner, and former notary public (though he only ever officially notarized one document). He currently lives with his wife and son in Chicago, but will …

Today's Obsession: Popularity

“Numbers make intangibles tangible,” said Jonah Lehrer, a journalist and author of How We Decide, (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009). “They give the illusion of control.” This is so true. The New York Times ran an article a few days ago …