Posts Tagged 'graphic design'

Font at your Fingertips.

I love type fonts. All fonts. And I do not have the best handwriting… when rushed, I tend to haphazardly mix cursive with print caps and dashes with periods. Sigh. An answer to this consistency?

Personalized fonts at Font Bay.

We can make our own fonts! Yeeaahh! FontBay allows you to make your own OpenType fonts that you can use in every program that you own. The fonts will work on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. And it’s only $14.95. You just need a printer and scanner (and computer of course) and you are on your way to your very own font. I see several versions in my future. And possibly some enlarged type treatments hung on the wall.

Design on a Shoestring.

I just read a fantastic article in the Home & Garden section of the New York Times. With a curving-upward-yet-slowly economy, learning that others are finding ways to get great interior design through creative channels is inspirational. I think the London home of graphic designer Russell Lewis and design store assistant Gemma Ahem is earthy pop eccentric. Their talents are visible in the choice of typography accents, painted walls, and European prints. With a pooled savings of just over $10,000, they managed to make major changes to their pad in just under a year. Read more…







DIY Custom Framing.

Tape it up and be done with it. Wanna frame your kids art from the last day of school?How about a place to glamorously frame out chalkboard paint? is at your fingertips. Droog Do Frame tape is at your finger tips. Tacky fun!



Just a Thought.

"A person should design the way he makes a living, around how he wishes to make a life" — Charlie Byrd

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