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The 30-Day Type Design Challenge

This month, I’m going to try to design a complete typeface in 30 days. Yes, yes, I know… typefaces take about 600 hours. Well, I’ll have you know that there are 720 hours in a 30-day period! That leaves four …

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Design Download #6

Quote I’m pondering: “Take away the complaint, ‘I have been harmed,’ and the harm is taken away.” — Marcus Aurelius Purchase I’m loving: This isn’t a product, but a subscription—I have grown to really appreciate my Planet Fitness membership. Beyond …

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9 Lessons from Designing a $5,000 Document

I just wrapped up designing a complex, 48-page program for the Virginia Festival of the Book. It’s not the first time I’ve created a document like this, but this time I did something a little different. I catalogued my entire …

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Win a DECADE of Adobe Typekit

You can never have too many fonts, and Adobe Typekit includes thousands of them. Honestly, I’m not sure I could last a week without my Typekit subscription. And you could get 10 years of it, completely free. If you win, …