no it is not an obscure math course you avoided like the plague in college, it is a community-inspired type endeavor. the phraseology project is an on-going typography experiment that allows followers to submit words or phrases that the team turns into a type study. this creative community was concocted by drew melon, and has since become popular enough to require the contributions of four other type-lovers.
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with the future of the united states postal service in a precarious state, at best, what will become of the stamp? stamp design has been an outlet for honoring national heroes and commemorating events and pop-culture. what will happen to this miniature art form for the masses if the usps closes?
while the post office is hanging on for dear life, new stamps are still being created, and here are a few examples of what’s at stake:
in the current job market, there is a glut of unemployed designers. the field has become highly competitive, leaving those looking for jobs also looking for ways to set themselves apart from their fellow job-seekers. some go back to school to get additional degrees, while others take learning on their own terms. one of the most common forms of continued education for designers is learning how to take the websites we design and actually making them come to life. if you feel the need to grow your resume or are looking for a new challenge, and words like programming and coding scare you, look no further than this site called don’t fear the internet, by jessica hische and russ maschmeyer. they have video installments explaining the internet and websites in tasteful bites that are palatable to designers, and are easy on the eyes. this may not make you a programming genius, but it will help you get your feet wet. if you are in a position to hire, what skills would you like to see designers have? if you’ve recently been or are on the interview circuit, what skills do you feel are most impressive or appreciated? what resources have you found helpful?
in the past i have noted my adoration for illustrator/type designer extraordinaire, jessica hische and my affinity for well designed book covers. the only thing that could make either of these better?… if miss hische designed book covers, of course. well, the design gods have listened and behold: barnes and nobel’s box set of hardbound classic books designed by jessica hische.
and, if you would an additional mecca of book cover design try spine out.
well, did you swoon? which designer’s work makes you swoon?
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