Design

Arizona's fabulous roadsign typography

Arizona’s fabulous roadsign typography

I remember reading a story about designing typography for roadsigns. A higher x height and better spacing and letter shapes makes it easier to read and recognize the information on the sign. (maybe it was this story/slideshow about the development of the font Clearview, designed especially for road signage) When we crossed the state line […]

Presentations, Powerpoint, &cetera: Link roundup

At this week’s Toastmaster Club meeting, which included two slide show presentations (one of which was my infant foray into Keynote) I was reminded again of the need for simplicity as expressed by Tufte, et. al., when it comes to powerpoint/keynote and other slide show presentation apps. The damn software application launches and its default […]

Who’s resurrecting the electric car?

Electro-Shock Therapy. When one of the world’s mightiest corporations throws everything it’s got at a project, and when it shreds its rule book in the process, the results are likely to be impressive. The story of GM’s Volt. Not your standard hybrid: Still, even for General Motors, the Volt is a reach. If it meets […]

Fractal cabinets

So cool. They get smaller, but not infinitely so. [via boingBoing]

Font Game

I love typography has arather difficult type game — guess the font. I got 28 out of 34 w/o peeking at references. [via Making Light]

Typography

Fun with Type and (I think) After Effects: