Monthly Archives: April 2010

You can relate to me because I’m racially ambiguous…

and I appreciate good art direction, design and copy writing.

Posted in Amusement, Course Related, Mad Props, Visual Concepts

Ministry of Type

Oh, the loveliest sites can be stumbled across when searching for something completely odd, such as a compendium of airport iconography.

Posted in Amusement, Course Related, Education, Resources, Typography, Visual Concepts, Vocation & Profession

Typography for Lawyers

Attorney Matthew Butterick invites lawyers to embrace clarity through typography. He is engaged to Aldonza Dulcinea Lorenzo del Toboso. They are planning a June wedding.

Posted in Amusement, Course Related, Shameless Plug, Typography

MacBook Pro & CS5

‘It’s like pianos: a 9-foot Bösendorfer may be a better piano than the upright at the local bar, but if you can’t play the piano, you won’t get good music out of any of them.’

Posted in Course Related, Editorial, Education, Repost From Cited Source, Resources, Vocation & Profession

Why were mental institution walls painted green?

Getting to that answer offers some interesting tidbits of historical trivia and pre-bauhaus color theory.

Posted in Amusement, Color Theory, Course Related, Repost From Cited Source, Visual Concepts