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Monday, August 27th 2012

50 Fantastic and Totally Free Fonts - Part 1

If there is one thing designers can't get enough of, it's typography. In such a competitive market it really pays dividends to keep your fonts as fresh as your designs. Thankfully in this age of open source freeware there is no shortage of options, even for the budding artist on a tight budget....


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Tuesday, January 15th 2013

Tracking a Mountain Lion - The Evolution of Mac OS X (Part 2)

The saga continues...

Mac OS 10.1 - Cheetah (September 2001)





After much secrecy, fanfare and expectation Apple released its most revolutionary OS since version 1.0 first rolled out. OS X was not just the first release to use big cat codenames, it was a complete shift away from Apple's...


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Wednesday, March 14th 2012

Printing the Official Photograph of President Obama

The U.S. Government Printing Office: Printing the Official Photograph of President Barack Obama.

Watch the video here


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Monday, February 20th 2012

5 Quick Business Card Tips

No matter how many technological advances we make, nothing can or will replace a business card. A sleek online presence is only half the battle - it is wise to present yourself or your business well in both digital and traditional media. A great business card speaks volumes without you having to...


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Wednesday, September 28th 2011

History of the Puma Logo

Puma (formally known as PUMA AG Rudolf Dassler Sport) is recognized for its best performance, design oriented athletic shoes and other sportswear. Unlike many of its competitors however, the branding story behind this sportswear titan is one riddled with scandal, war and sibling rivalry. Unknown...


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Tuesday, September 27th 2011

Nike SWOOSH logo History

Simple, Fluid and Fast. These are the words used to describe the "Swoosh" in the Nike logo that has become one of the most recognized symbols in the world. Nike's first logo was designed by Carolyn Davidson in 1971 for just $35. Phil Knight, founder of Blue Ribbon Sports, Inc., hired Davidson to...


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Tuesday, September 27th 2011

FedEx logo History

The original Federal Express logo was designed by Richard Runyon in 1973. The logo was redesigned following the expansion of the FedEx's courier business into a company offering courier, freight, and logistics services. In 1994, Lindon Leader of Landor Associates created the new FedEx hidden logo...


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Monday, August 29th 2011

Helvetica - A film about Typography

Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which celebrated its 50th birthday in 2007) as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. The film is an exploration...


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