Tag Archives: Typography

SXSW 2009 Wrap Up


This year’s SXSW was a very special experience for me. Many people have blogged about the fact that the “people” are really what makes this conference unique, but this year I didn’t just feel like I left with new networking connections, I felt like I left with friends. Along with the strong the DC community [...]

SXSW is going to be Bitchin’ and Glyphin’


After reading the article A Not-So-Sweet Tale of Digital Type on the AIGA website I knew that there was a SXSW Panel in the making. The article raises many interesting issues that I could debate at length, but Andrew Twigg very specifically made a statement that caught my attention… I had built my site using [...]

Typography is the Foundation of Web Design


When I was in college my typography teacher was trying to explain to me how I should beef up some Univers in a project. After unsuccessfully  dictating to me instructions over my shoulder she asked if she could sit down and use my mouse. With a few simple clicks she demonstrated to me how to [...]

My Favorite Letters Flickr Pool


John Boardley of “I Love Typography” has started a Flickr Pool where you can share you favorite letters of your favorite typefaces. It is fantastic to¬† browse all the unique letterforms displayed as ornate pieces of art, and super fun to create one for yourself. Throughout the group there are a number specimens that make [...]

My Typography Inspiration Secret Spots


Surfers are constantly thinking about catching their next wave. A secret spot is when they find an awesome break that is hidden from the world….. where they can float amongst the waves, relax, be inspired, and get away from the hustle and bustle of the better known beaches. Just as surfers are looking for that [...]