Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.– Dale Carnegie
Fontsmith releases a new stand in legibility |... →
The world’s first font for people with a learning disability has been commissioned by Mencap. The new font is the first to be designed in consultation with a group of people who have a learning disability.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where...– Laurence J. Peter
Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.– Casey Stengel
Ironic Sans: Idea: Tactile Feedback While Driving →
But what about tactile feedback? When I drive, my hands are already on the steering wheel, so why not take advantage of that to let me feel when a car is approaching in my blind spot?
I don’t think anyone should write their autobiography until after...– Samuel Goldwyn
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In Japanese, works pretty well.
A List Apart: Articles: Findability, Orphan of the... →
Everyone seemed to have their place in the project life-cycle at the web design agency; everyone but little Findability. Occasionally someone would notice his value to a project, but instead of giving him the care he deserved, they’d just fork over copious amounts of cash to ship him off to his sketchy uncle SEO, who tied him up and fed him keywords all day long. He spent so much time at uncle...
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CSS Naked Day →
happy naked day! :) Welcome to the third year of CSS Naked Day!. The first year turned out great, and the second year even better. Now Naked Day ‘08 is going to push the numbers even further on April 9th Bugger, missed it by a day AGAIN! (rolls eyes)
On Choosing Type | i love typography, the... →
Sans or Serif? In my opinion, a lot of time is wasted attempting to prove that one is better than the other for setting extended text. I suggest that you ignore the vague and inconclusive findings of such ramblings and decide for yourself. Oh, but seriffed types are better for extended text because the serifs lead your eye along… Stop! Nonsense…
Bank Gothic and Morris Sans - Linotype Font... →
The original squared sans, redrawn – Bank Gothic and Morris Sans Bank Gothic was a typeface released in 1930 by the American Type Founders (ATF). Morris Fuller Benton, ATF’s chief designer, created the family. ATF Bank Gothic was a family of five types: Light, Medium, Bold, Condensed Light, and Condensed Medium. These were cast in metal for hand composition, and remained in use for decades (see...
eXtreme Type Terminology | i love typography, the... →
…Just as Kinky Friedman anthropomorphizes this B, giving it human characteristics, namely ribs, type designers have come up with some very human terms to describe the details of the letterforms that they create. They speak the arm (of, say, an E), the crotch (of an M), which could further be described as an acute crotch or an obtuse crotch, the ear (of some g’s), which might be a flat ear or...
Words ending in gry →
Much effort has gone into finding the word and various pseudo-medical or otherwise obscure words that purport to fit the bill have been put forward. The confusion comes from the fact that the version of the riddle in circulation isn’t the original and misses a vital part of the wording. In its original form the riddle went like this: “Think of words that end in GRY. Angry...