“Junk Type: Typography, Lettering, Badges, Logos” is an odd book that’s oddly compelling. True, you might look at it and think that it is of absolutely no interest for you, and you’d be wrong. Pick it up, and I’ll bet you can’t stop paging through its 300 images of what might be called industrial typography.
“May God bless and keep the czar . . . far away from us!” This, the fictional rabbi in Fiddler on the Roof offered, was the Jewish blessing for an oppressive ruler who brought suffering upon the vulnerable. These days, is there a Buddhist equivalent for Donald Trump?
Stein, for the most part, lived in France where she was one of the most original and compelling figures in the world of art and literature for almost half a century. On the wall of her studio were the masterpieces by El Greco, Manet, Renoir Gaugin, and Cezanne placed along the side of the works of Matisse and Picasso in which she made herself one of the most famous addresses in the world.
If you’re a literary fan of the likes of Steinbeck, Fitzgerald, and now Gertrude Stein, the Renwick Hotel in NYC was made for you.
Gertrude Stein is getting her own suite at the Renwick Hotel in New York , joining previous fellow residents of the hotel like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Mann and John Steinbeck. The Renwick, which was recently renovated by Stonehill & Taylor Architects and Planners , has a nostalgic interior design that pays homage to the literary greats of the American Lost Generation.
If you’ve got a startup or a small business you’re probably acutely aware of how graphic design plays a role in building your company. Similarly you probably know how expensive it can be to hire out graphic design projects. That’s why it’s important to know some design basics yourself.
Forbes How To Choose The Right Logo For Your Business Forbes Serif fonts are classic– think academia, Times New Roman, and print newspapers. A study on how font affects trust found that the serif font Baskerville had a statistically significant impact on whether readers found a quote trustworthy or not.
“Grab it by the pages.” “Grab it by the pages.” Time flies when you’re having fun. But when a dangerous demagogue is ruling the country and enacting all of his insane campaign promises, time can move incredibly, painfully slow. Case in point: Trump has 1,455 more days in office, according to the brilliant Out-of-Office Calendar by the guys behind Good Fucking Design Advice.
Pete Souza, the official photographer for now-Former President Obama, posted a series of photos on his Instagram account showing the Obama’s final departure from The White House. Like the Former President, Souza plans on taking some time off, sleep late and ‘do whatever the wife wants me to do.’ All of the photos Souza took during his eight-year tenure as White House photographer are archived here .