Gina, Dan’s new typeface. Product of many long hours in the department, it’s looking damn good.
Tapping The Wire with Charlie Brooker, a brief look at one of the best shows on television.
Designed by accident, mistakes and mucking about are just part of the process.
One Book to Specify Them All. Khoi Vinh interviews Stephen Coles about FontBook.
My list includes: wallet, Oyster, rail card, moleskines, iPod nano, keys, change, Motorola L6 phone, pens, gum and Canon camera. I forgot to include sunglasses, but we’ve been having miserable weather lately.
Zach Galifianakis remakes a Kanye West video, it’s essentially a glorified lipdub but I enjoyed it. Nothing beats bouncing tractors and clogging farm girls.
If you think of the two media as people, print is a wise old man who is set in his ways, whereas the web is still a child, unformed and full of potential.
The web is about to turn 16 next month, wherein it will come to the conclusion that no one understands it and everyone sucks. It will then proceed to dress entirely in black, listen to angsty music and write bad poetry.
Naming Schemes, for when you’re trying to come up with new hardrive or machine names. I’ve been going with pirates/explorers for the last few years, starting to run out.
Seagull becomes regular Doritos shoplifter. “He’s got it down to a fine art. He waits until there are no customers around and I’m standing behind the till, then he raids the place.”
Words Are Pictures, typographic design and illustration by Craig Ward