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Love Sick
I dreamt of you again last night… By Jessi Arrington
Love Sick
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Retrick/Retreat
If you wish to see a maniacally enraged, completely unhinged seven-year-old, ask him to dress up, promise him candy, have him come to your door step, and then give him school supplies. By Frank Chimero
Retrick/Retreat
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On Web Typography
Well, it only took nearly a hundred issues since working on the A List Apart redesign for me to get around to writing an article.
On Web Typography
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What’s Golden
The rule of thirds and ratios such as the golden section are fantastic methods for achieving designs that feel cohesive. The problem is these principles don’t really apply to web design.
What’s Golden
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Pretty Sketchy
Sketchbooks are not about being a good artist, they’re about being a good thinker.
Pretty Sketchy
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What the World Needs
“Art?! As soon as there’s a war or recession, art will be the first thing to go. And when that happens, you’ll be right back here washing dishes. People will always need cooks.”
What the World Needs
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Cheesesteak Crawl
Alright, this has gone on long enough, and frankly I’m fed up. I’ve been in New York for over a year in a venerable cheesesteak drought. I aim to do something about it and I want you to help me.
Cheesesteak Crawl
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