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The Problem With Oded Ezer

A conversation with the "Mad Typographic Scientist" who manages to perplex, awe and outrage while simultaneously changing the way we look at type.

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Designer of the Week: Austin Dunbar

Print's latest Designer of the Week and recent RDA winner Austin Dunbar talks side projects, cool beer labels and keeping typography top of mind in all his work.

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10 Inspiring Advertising Designs

Advertising designs showcase graphic design’s power. The ability to encourage people to buy a product, attend an event, or to change a previously-held perception through one graphic design creation is simply astounding. Creating great advertisement copy involves interdisciplinary approaches in both visual and verbal communication—branding, typography, images, contrast, unity and hierarchy intertwined to deliver a...

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What’s Not to Love: 1957 Typography

Abstract, expressive and pun-based advertising typography from 1957 had such an unpretentious eloquence that it is easily the best example of type as art.

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Typography Lessons From the Masters

Print explores the 1964 typography-focused issue art-directed by Aaron Burns, revealing pieces by Paul Rand, Herb Lubalin, Jan Tschichold and more.

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10 Real-World Lettering Designs

Cool lettering designs explored by Graphic Designers Steven Heller and Gail Anderson in their book, The Typographic Universe: Letterforms Found in Nature, the Built World and Human Imagination.

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Type By the Pound

Today, designers revere type and the maestros who make it, but it used to be sold to printers like so many nails or screws. Steven Heller takes a look back.