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Typography Book Art by the readables

Hi all! Please excuse my inconsistent posting lately – been battling a dead personal computer and other issues that has made blogging difficult. Hopefully this upcoming three day weekend will help me get back on track. In the meantime, please enjoy these typographic book art posters of favorite quotes done by Priscilla from the readables. … Continue reading

This image is made up of thousands of little tiny stars. Thank you to Sandy for this. Discovered here. Own a copy by buying it from here.

Design*Sponge

Run, don’t walk, to Design*Sponge for more fonts than you can handle. Today is their Font-Themed day! Check out how people use font-inspired decorations in their home (here & here), watch videos of font designers talking about their work, and enter the “Design Your Own Alphabet” contest. If only I had 80 more hours in … Continue reading

Typography Tuesday: Measuring Type

Ever wondered how economical your favorite typeface might be?Me neither. But these guys have, and they’ve created the Measuring Type project. The picture to the left shows how much ink was used to write the same word at the same point size in the different font styles. While I’ve never thought about it before, I … Continue reading

Typography Tuesday: Intro to Typography II

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=195632&server=vimeo.com&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1TYPOGRAPHICS from BoCa on Vimeo. View the first Intro to Typography video here.

Type Joke

Now I Know My ABCs…

For more fun font-y things, check out MyFonts.

Intro to Typography

Here is a very basic introduction to four different fonts. It’s a fun little video that gives DOB, distinguishing characteristics, and some vocab for font description. If you’re at all interested in typography, like me, it’s worth the four minutes of your life. Enjoy! http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=6875685&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1Type: Four from R. Ballermann on Vimeo.

Typography Video II

Wish I knew how to create something like this! http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=753173&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1Type Music Video: US3 “Cantaloop” from boon on Vimeo. If you liked this one, check out this earlier post.

What Type Are You

Wondering what type you are? Font type, that is? Check out this great website to find out.I’m either:Cooper Black Italic or Pistilli Roman Yes, I did it twice. You probably will too.

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Book review time! 
The Story of Diva and Flea
By Mo Willems + Tony DiTerlizzi
Loved this as a read-aloud for little ones that can sit still for longer picture books, or, as it's a beginning chapter book, great for ages 6-8 who are learning how to read more confidently by themselves.
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#poemaday #nationalpoetrymonth #haiku #kerouac #wildlyread #poem #poetry First day of full-time hours in my new job as a bookseller for an independent bookstore, and it's staff pick time! I fell in love with this book years ago, before the movie was even a dream. Though I'm not a fan of the movie tie-in cover, I'll gladly place this book in readers' hands. . . .
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