Archive for the ‘Inspire’ Category
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One Man’s Treasure: Junk Type by Bill Rose

Not your type? Well, here's a book that has a type for everyone. Extraordinary Bill Rose is "Recapturist", photographer, and preservationist who has spent the last decade traveling across America looking for junkyards, yard sales, antique stores, and other sources of inspiration to capture examples of vintage American typography and design before they’re lost ...

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Neenah’s Explore No. 5 Offers 5 E’s of Hospitality

If you work with hospitality clients and want to jumpstart your creativity, you’ll want to get your hands on the new Explore 5 promotion to check out the 5 E’s of hospitality. This piece includes five creative ideas to help enhance the guest experience at every touchpoint.

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Mike Rohde Sketchnoting 101 @ How Design Live Chicago

Heading to HOW Design Live in Chicago May 2-6? Here's some a bit of revenge against all the adults who thought your doodling was the sign of an idle mind. Grab a seat at Mike Rohde’s MasterClass on sketchnoting. Mike’s written two books on the topic and shares insights about effective doodling, drawing, and note making during meetings, classes, and conferences. ...

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The New CLASSIC® Point of Hue

Meet the New CLASSIC®. When it comes to communication, color is key. The bold new colors of CLASSIC® Papers range from practical to eye-catching and deliver the whole package—unmatched luxury, dependable results, and best-in-class quality. The New CLASSIC® Papers: a new point of hue. Contact your local Neenah Rep for samples and swatch books.

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All Good Things in Modulation

All Goods Things in Modulation. Volume, Inc. of San Francisco is led by the complementary personalities of Eric Heiman and Adam Brodsley. Volume modulates the visual and written "sound" for such diverse organizations as IDEO, Boy Scouts, and, when the mood strikes, Nine Inch Nails. Precious they are not. Intelligent they are. Whether designing custom business ...

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Rags to Riches: Shotwell Paper Mill & Press

Rags to Riches: On a discreet alley in the San Francisco, Shotwell Press is an unusual hands-on studio in San Francisco that makes paper from recycled materials and prints beautiful custom designs. Rebecca Huvall visited them last year. This is her image rich story.

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2016: Never Forget

No matter whether you regard 2016 as filled with good or bad, richness or dearth, the past informs the future. Keep that in mind. On the subject keeping things in mind, what's in your inbox and mailbox today? The seasonal deluge of original, hackneyed, beautiful, ugly, witty, and witless greeting cards, e-cards, mail-order catalogs, and promos is an annual rite. ...

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Kind Cuts: Kelli Anderson’s Paperworks

Kelli Anderson love paper for many reasons. It empowers her. It drives her. It adapts to her will. "“People take paper for granted because it’s like what your student loan bills arrive on, so it’s easy for it to be completely invisible—but it can be aerodynamic! And audible! You can bend it into a mask, it can be a fortune teller,” Anderson says. “I ...

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Aesthetic Union: Letterpress Swashbuckler

Aesthetic Union: Where Tourists Rarely Travel “Fast as [All That]” “There’s more to letterpress printing than folksy stamps and filigree wedding invitations,” says former ship’s deckhand James Tucker of Aesthetic Union. If you’re in the vicinity of San Francisco’s Mission District, check out the treasures at Aesthetic ...

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Epicenter of Ephemera: Letterform Archive

Rob Saunders’ Gift to the World: Letterform Archive in San Francisco The ‘Ali Baba Cavern of Type Design,’ a one-stop full-service museum for teachers, researchers, students, designers, and kern nerds. Rob Saunders has been building his personal collection for 40 years (yes, his entire adult life). His 15,000-ish typographic treasures include ...

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