Extensis has written an interesting article on typographic terminology, where 18 confusing terms are explained. Understanding the distinctions between very specific terms, with all its nuances, can be hard sometimes, and it is crucial to understand them in order to communicate more clearly.
Lovely work here.
Type for you is now a proud member of Design-Feed, a feed-aggregator site, containing news from several sites covering graphic and web design, as well as art or advertising. And every post is searchable by keyword.
Very good service to the community. 🙂
From Emigre, via Tipophile:
Emigre Gift Ideas
Emigre may just have the perfect gift for your designer friend (or yourself), and the wrapping paper to wrap it all up in. Better yet, we’ll include a gift! All orders over $5 shipped in December will receive a free set of the Puzzler wrapping paper. (Offer excludes font download orders.)
Our Most Popular Gift Items
A new offering of handmade, ceramic vases by Zuzana Licko is now available. The vases feature an assortment of colorful glazes applied to various shades of stoneware. Heights range from 3 to 11 inches.
A limited number of rare back issues of Emigre magazine are still available. Currently on display at New York’s MoMA, all our back issues have become true collector’s items.
And check out our T-Shirts, Artist Books, Posters and the always popular Sampler Bag, containing a collection of Emigre goodies.
Some new Quicktime videos are up: Wim Crouwel, Erik Spiekermann, Neville Brody, Rick Poynor, and the amazing Experimental Jetset team.