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Agencies, Client Work, and Experience Shifts

Agencies, Client Work, and Experience Shifts

In the advertising agency world, client-agency relationships are always a hot topic, perhaps a source of immense stress or amazing partnerships. Recently, mobile UX designer Murat from London blogged: “Can The Next Instagram/Hipstamatic/Klout/Angry Birds Be Born Within An Agency?” Here’s a little secret – creatives and developers are ITCHING to do cool, innovative stuff and have great ideas every day. Some of these...
Explorations in letterpress

Explorations in letterpress

During my freshman year at UC Berkeley, I would subconsciously spend tons of time in a local card shop called Avant Card. It made me happy to walk around the small store housing rows of quirky, sentimental greeting cards. Then I noticed that I would often touch the designs on some. The letters were subtle...
All Things Type

All Things Type

Some really great compilations of typography: Designer Chris Piascik’s Daily Drawings A wonderful tumblr called TypeEverything Observations of NYC Type “Typography is the craft of endowing human language with a durable visual form.” – Robert Bringhurst (image via Craig Ward)
Visual Stories of Craft

Visual Stories of Craft

In a world where the Walmarts, Targets, and Other Huge Superbrands seem to manufacture everything, this is a breath of fresh air (and inspiration). The Makers Project is a photo project by Brooklyn-based Jennifer Causey. It brings to life the craftsmanship and handmade quality of independent designers in their respective cities. Shooting various makers ranging from jewelers...