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London 2012 Olympic Games: A Logo in Controversy

Amongst the buzz of gold medals, world records, and outstanding athleticism is the controversy over the London 2012 Olympic logo. This jagged and modern design has received more confusion and distaste than acceptance.
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Design Reads: Top 10 Staff Picks

At NoD, our definition of ‘summer reading’ does not rely on Oprah’s Book Club nor the current 3-part novel everyone is raving about; or refusing to pick up. Our summer reads are inspired by our hunger for design.
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Why Business Cards Still Matter in the Digital Age

In the era of social media and interconnectivity, it is easy to think you are always connected. Regardless of the all technology in everyday life, there is still a need for adding a personal touch, such as a business card, to your networking strategy.
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Introducing gLTDs

You may remember a previous article, Evolution of the dot Com, we posted this past December that outlined the then upcoming release of gTLDs by ICANN, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. It has begun.
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Layar: Making Print Interactive

While doomsayers speak of the print industry being pushed to extinction, innovative company Layar has taken revitalization of the medium their own hands. Committed to "make the print world clickable," Layar is bringing print to life.
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GD USA American Web Design Awards 2012

As online design has continued to grow over the past decade (an estimated 72% of graphic designers are now also involved in aspects of Web design) the American Web Design Awards has made its way into the limelight.
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Dr. Taz Tally on Black and White Photography

Dr. Taz Tally is an accomplished landscape photographer, experienced digital photography instructor, principal of Taz Tally Photography and Taz Tally Seminars, holds a Ph.D. in geology, and is a faculty member of Sessions College.
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Nokia’s Global Font

Consistent branding is important for any business. And the larger the business, the more important having a consistent look and feel becomes. For international companies this can pose a bit of a problem, especially when it comes to typography.