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lay.er / ley-er / n 1: a thickness of some material laid on or spread over a surface.

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Author: Laura Volpintesta

Topics: Design Reference, Fashion, Handmade, Pattern & Palette, Studio Secrets

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Definition & Function

TYPE IN CONTEXT

Studying typography starts with abcs.

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Author: Kristin Cullen

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Making Faces

Cutting Metal Type trailer

Check out this trailer for a documentary on Cutting Metal Type featuring Jim Rimmer.

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Topic: Type

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In Combination: on typefaces

Starting out, begin with one quality typeface.

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The Complex of All of These

3000 photographs (-ish), 35 books, 2 months at the Women's Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY.

Topic: Random

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School Days: CASE STUDY:GAIL ANDERSON

I started teaching while I was still in my twenties, and wasn't much older than the continuing ed students in my first class.

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Animal Magic: Redcat Theater

"As designers, we're tempted to make everything look wonderful, and most of the time we do, but sometimes it's best to leave a logo alone," Sean Adams says.

Topic: Branding Identity

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Unplug from the matrix: Eric Hines, Honest Bros.

"Not designing on a machine keeps us creative.

Topics: Random, Studio Secrets

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Costume National

Costume National is the fruit of the influence of Japan on Italy, of the Japanese bath of purification, of the bustle of the Italian street.

Topics: Fashion, Profiles

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Motorway Signs: Selected by monika parrinder

There's an oft-quoted motorway sign that when heading out of London on the M1, simply points north.

Topic: Environmental Design

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Be a Lover of Books: Thoughts on Books

Book design places a unique set of demands on a graphic designer, asking simultaneously for a deep level of engagement as well as a surprising degree of restraint, along with substantive technical skills.

Topic: Profiles