August 2009

Aug 24
Making the Clackity Noise
Make the clackity noise until a little story falls out. I could read articles like this all day.
Aug 20
Goudy Fonts
Goudy Fonts, A tribute to two former bookkeepers who impacted American design & typography for all time.
TypArchive
TypArchive, An archival gallery of signs, mostly hand painted. Some gorgeous typography.
Aug 18
NYC Subway Ridership, 1905-2006
Interactive map of NYC subway ridership from 1905-2006. Great information visualization.
A List Apart: Issue 290
A List Apart: Issue 290, R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Sock it to me, sock it to me, sock it to me, sock it to me! Articles by Margot Bloomstein and Jonathan Snook.
Aug 04
A List Apart: Issue 289
A List Apart: Issue 289, 90% of web design is redesign. The hardest redesigns are the ones you do for yourself. In this special issue, we look at how two of the great ones handled the challenge of redesigning their own sites. Articles by Simon Collison and Lea Alcantara.

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Responsive Web Design, by Ethan Marcotte. From A Book Apart.
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Design Is History

Design Is History, created as a teaching tool for young designers just beginning to explore graphic design and as a reference tool for all designers. Chock full of great info.

Education at FontShop

Education at FontShop, a great resource for tips, tricks, and type knowledge.

A List Apart: Issue 311

A List Apart: Issue 311, Start web design projects the right way. Learn when and how to say no. Articles by Whitney Hess and Kevin M. Hoffman.

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