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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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Intellectual Property Rights for Design: Trademark Laws

Graphic designers need to understand the ins and outs of intellectual property rights, copyright laws and design patents. Intellectual property rights and fair use policies not only help you understand what materials you can use and where, but they also …

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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 …

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06/10/2014: See America posters

Recalling vintage illustrated travel posters, this “See America” series created for the Print Collection by Stephen Thompson brings a number of national parks and landmarks to life. It might seem difficult to create a sense of wonder around these spots …

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06/04/2014: Beauty of Letterpress poster

Nearly a year ago, Neenah paper started the Beauty of Letterpress website and used it to launch a campaign to help save the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum. Today they’ve announced they reached their $30,000 goal. Neenah will continue …

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05/30/2014: Churchhill quote poster

This is your last chance to have your work judged by some of the biggest names in the industry and have it featured in the next Regional Design Annual. The deadline is TODAY, so act fast and enter now. What better …

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05/21/2014: The Complete Sherlock Holmes Book Covers

Print invites you to showcase your work in the next Regional Design Annual. The deadline is nearing, so act fast and enter today. RDA winner The Book Designers out of the Far West Region really showed what can be done when type, …