Graphic Design Archive

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TypeCon2012: MKE SHFT

Presented by the Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA), TypeCon2012 will be held at the InterContinental Hotel, July 31st – August 5th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This 15th installment of “the nerdiest conference in the design world,” (as stated in a review of the
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HOW Design 2012 Salary Survey

Are you curious about what other designers in the industry are taking home on pay day? Now you can see if you need to increase or decrease your rate of operation, or finally ask for that raise.
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The Boneyard Project: Return Trip

Emerging from the desert into the hands of numerous international contemporary artists, retired and abandoned World War II planes are getting a second chance at an esteemed life.
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Humanitarian Campaigns that Grab your Attention

Abigail Smith is an award-winning graphic designer who specializes in web applications and digital environments. Since 2002, she has worked with a host of arts and non-profit organizations from her home base in Brooklyn, NY.
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The New Designer: Testing Design (part 7 of 8)

Subjectivity is the curse of design, and designers. Fortunately there’s a valuable, but often overlooked phase in the design process that can remedy this situation - testing. Testing provides designers a chance to see which design solutions will potentially work best. Testing also provides
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Improving Typography for the Screen

Reading is transitioning from print to the screen. For many, the convenience and transportability of devices like the Nook, Kindle, iPad, and even smartphones outweighs the pleasure found in the tangible aspects of a physical book.
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Typography, Typewriter Art and Creativity

The modern alphabet has stayed consistent for centuries; what has changed is the life surrounding our letters, and the means by which we can manipulate them.
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Yves Béhar: Be in Love with the Process

Yves Béhar is a visionary. Founder of fuseproject, a San Francisco based design agency, Béhar aims to break into new markets and disrupt old ones by bringing a humanistic approach to his work.