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Inspiration for frustrated creatives!

Category: Art,

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Posted: Jan 11th 2013
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Phil Hansens TED talk about overcoming his own frustrations and limitations in order to carry on creating could teach us all something!   Watch the video here ...

Linotype: The Film

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Nov 27th 2012
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Thanks to the Reform Creative Blog we discovered the trailer for 'Linotype: The Film'. 'Linotype: The Film is a feature-length documentary centered around the Linotype type casting machine. Called the "Eighth Wonder of t...
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Self Promo - Typeface Poster

Self Promo - Typeface Poster

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Resources / Portfolios,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Nov 21st 2012
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As graphic designers we have the most amazing opportunity to show off our skills and talent through the way that we promote ourselves to potential employers. You should never let an opportunity go wasted, especially when it comes to your portfolio, personal identity, online portfolio, business cards, cv/resume and to add to this list: self promotional pieces such as posters, postcards, broch...

Papercut Initials

Papercut Initials

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Nov 14th 2012
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Whoa! check out these beautiful papercut initials on Etsy! ...

(US) The Birth of the Modern Sans Serif in the 19th Century.

(US) The Birth of the Modern Sans Serif in the 19th Century.

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Nov 12th 2012
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Stanley Morison argues in Politics and Script that the nineteenth-century invention of the sans serif lowercase was no less than ‘the most novel and permanent contribution to letter-design that has appeared on the printed page since the Aldine Italic of 1501’. Given that the sans serif has become the dominant typographic form of the past century (for all but lengthy text...

Dalton Maag's beautiful new typeface for the Rio Olympic Games

Dalton Maag's beautiful new typeface
for the Rio Olympic Games

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Infographics, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Nov 7th 2012
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Based on the movement of athletes and Brazil’s geological and architectural hallmarks; Dalton Maag's bespoke typeface for the next Olympic Games in Rio is as smooth and flowing as the London Games fonts were harsh and geometric. ...

BMD Design

BMD Design

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
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A fan of hand-drawn type? You'll love BMD Design. He has a style that's very similar to the infamous Jon Contino, but still, I'm loving the behind-the-scenes shots of his meticulous process.  ...

Fontly

Fontly

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Oct 30th 2012
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Fontly is a handy little iPhone app that shares typography from around the world. It features the best of the world’s ghost signs, neon, architectural, foil lettering, hand-painted, and other typographical wonders. 
There are two main ways to use the app: You can pull up a map and discover the postings other users have made in...
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Creative Advertising

Creative Advertising

Category: Advertising,

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Posted: Oct 18th 2012
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Here are some brilliant ideas for encouraging science and learning in Vancouver. ...

The Blank Sheet Project

Category: Documentaries/Film, Interviews / Individual, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 16th 2012
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Here's a great (and quick) way to get inspired! All creative people are aware of the unique challenge we're set when given a blank sheet of paper. The Blank Sheet Project (an initiative from Arjowiggins Creative Papers in association wi...