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Big Type & Crystal Goblets
Big Type & Crystal Goblets

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Beatrice Warde, in her famous 1932 essay “The Crystal Goblet (or Printing Should Be Invisible),” contends that the ideal vessel for wine is one that shows the liquid’s virtues. According to Warde, the best typography should likewise be invisible—the unseen carrier of information.

By Allan Haley, author, lecturer and expert on all things typographic

 

The Best Content of 2018
The Best Content of 2018
20 Questions with Derek Friday, “Peak Commitment”
20 Questions with Derek Friday, "Peak Commitment"

Thoughts and Opinions

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
Good-looking Bad Maps

Read Time: 3 minutes

December 2018 "Why do a lot of otherwise really good graphic designers design ineffective maps?"

Design To Go
Design To Go—Spain Part II
Design To Go
Design To Go—Spain Part I

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New York Asian Film Festival
New York Asian Film Festival
OFFF Festival
OFFF Festival
BRUTAL: Views from Brazil's Concrete Utopia
BRUTAL: Views from Brazil's Concrete Utopia
En-Gulf - Ecopoetics of the Gulf and Bay
En-Gulf—Ecopoetics of the Gulf and Bay

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Alisa Wolfson - Everything All At Once
Rick Valicenti and John Pobojewski - Vision + Collaboration

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Graphic Design News

GHD Releases Monograph 20/20
GHD Releases Monograph 20/20

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Recently released "20/20," published by Visual Profile Books, presents the work of celebrated New York-based, award-winning graphic design firm GHD Partners / Graham Hanson Design. This carefully-curated monograph showcases 20 of the firm's most important projects executed during GHD's first 20 years—from early work to recently completed projects—and illustrates GHD's ability to design enduring experiences that inspire the way people live and work.

Shikatani Lacroix Unites with SLDNXT, Unveils New Logo
Shikatani Lacroix Unites with SLDNXT, Unveils New Logo

Read Time: 1.5 minutes

Shikatani Lacroix Design, a strategic design agency based in Toronto, Ontario, recently announced that they will be uniting with their sister company, SLDNXT. To coincide with the partnership, SLD has unveiled a new corporate identity that will further establish them as a global leader in retail design.