Posts Tagged: fonts

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton

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Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton on their new book Knives & Ink, cooking with pigs’ heads, and long-distance collaboration.

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The Rumpus Interview with Peter Mendelsund

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Writer, designer, and thinker Peter Mendelsund talks about book design, the tangled process of reading and perception, and his two new books, Cover and What We See When We Read.

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The Comic Sans Typewriter

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Artist Jess England has created a Comic Sans typewriter, dubbed the Sincerity Machine. England explains the genesis of the project on his website: As part of my ongoing thesis of questioning how we create, consume, store (and fetishize) media, it’s my wish that a classic, functioning typewriter altered to write in the most popularly despised […]

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Morning Coffee

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Today’s theme is things that are good. These appeal to me on at least three levels: 1980’s subway photography. The top fonts of 2009. “The primary goal is to change the attitude towards living on a houseboat.” Seed Magazine on the relationship between Science Fiction and Science. Buy a space shuttle at half the price!

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World’s most sinister dingbats

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While browsing the web during a slow pre-holiday weekend day at work, I stumbled across a font family called Vialog, which is intended to be used primarily in signage. One of the fonts in the family, Vialog Signs Conduct, contains some of the most sinister glyphs I’ve ever seen. You could practically storyboard a thriller, […]

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