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Typography is the foundation of environmental graphic design and many experiential graphic design projects. Along with color, scale, and form, typography is a basic building block of communications in the built environment.

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Untangling Font Licensing by Allan Haley
Untangling Font Licensing

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

“They’re only fonts – why do they have to be so complicated?” Sound familiar? For many of us, font licensing is right up there with fractal equations and Bernoullian logic on the ease of understanding scale.

DeafSpace Exhibit Design at Gallaudet University’s Maguire Center
DeafSpace Exhibit Design at Gallaudet University’s Maguire Center
Nike NYHQ Dream Teamwork
Nike NYHQ Dream Teamwork

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Design To Go
Design To Go—Los Angeles

In this week's installment of Design To Go, Diane Burk visits California, stopping in Laguna Beach and Los Angeles.

Clearview in Pennsylvania
FHWA Stands by Clearview Decision for Highway Signs, but Clarifies its Use for Community Wayfinding
Clearview on U.S. highway signs
States, Highway Officials Push Back on Clearview Turnaround

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City Point
City Point
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Allen Institute for Brain Science
DZNE German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases Signage System
DZNE Signage System
Exhibitionism - The Rolling Stones Exhibition
Exhibitionism—The Rolling Stones Exhibition

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ESI Design Renovates Portland’s Historic Power + Light Building
ESI Design Renovates Portland’s Historic Power + Light Building

Oregon’s Public Service Building, built in 1928, was designed by renowned West Coast architect A.E. Doyle. The building was once the home of Portland’s main power station and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It was recently renovated by ESI Design (New York) for the building’s owner, real estate investment firm Beacon Capital.

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Paula Scher Featured in "Abstract" Series on Netflix

Pentagram’s Paula Scher is featured in the new documentary series “Abstract: The Art of Design,” now streaming on Netflix. The show explores the lives and ideas of leading figures in design and architecture, with each episode focusing on a single creator and their practice. Scher’s entry, directed by the noted documentary filmmaker Richard Press (“Bill Cunningham New York”), looks at the influence New York City has had on the designer’s work, her lifelong love of typography, and the map paintings she creates alongside her client projects.