Fonts and Quotes

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I consider myself an avid typographer. Fonts and type have always intrigued and interested me.  A typeface can completely change the feeling and meaning of words. I have typography running through my veins – my blood type is HELVETICA. (true story) Fonts.com just sent me their newsletter and the opening featured font was Rabenau.  The […]

Top Ten Typography Tips

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No matter if you are formatting your resume, designing a website, writing some copy to be handed off to an art director, or just writing a note to grandma, good typography is an art that can help you communicate more effectively to your reader.  Below is a list of 10 typography tips that are a […]

For all intents and purposes: Stop. Think, then speak.

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I often hear people misquote this phrase and say “for all intensive purposes.” Ironically, they are often using the phrase to make themselves sound more educated and articulate, but misquoting a phrase does the exact opposite. The phrase “For all intents and purposes” means: for all practical purposes, or in every practical sense. If you […]