Archive for the ‘Inspiration’ Category

ReBlog Monday: Classic Fonts via Dog Breeds

    My former student Angelica loves typography and she loves dogs. Her own project married dog breeds to personality test results in an interactive quiz. This weekend she sent me this gem of a find: Classic Fonts. I think Courier is totally “spot” on (pun intended). I’m not crazy about Bodoni, though. I think […]

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ReBlog Mondays: A Perfect Daily Routine

    Maria Popova’s recent Brain Pickings review of Ronald T. Kellogg’s The Psychology of Writing shows how this book applies to all creative producers. Feeling anxious about your project? Not enough time? Not enough quality work produced in the time you have? Read on for daily schedules and strategies for building the perfect studio […]

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“Design in the eighties was shallow. But it wasn’t without soul.” — Michael Bierut

  In I Love the 80s (no, not a show on VH1) Michael Bierut takes his readers from his graduation in 1980, Cincinnati, through Miami Vice, to a nostalgic era of design about “manipulating colors and shapes, about engaging in the pleasures of the surface.” In summary, for the same reasons we love Cindy Lauper’s […]

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