Please, Get Rid of Comic Sans (Here's Looking at you Papyrus)

Design // Friday, September 12, 2014
Juxtapoz has teamed with New England Outerwear co-founder Greg Cordeiro for a series of insights and takes in the world of industrial design and fashion, highlighting the diverse creative energy of young and established designers that we have been featuring in the print edition of Juxtapoz each month. Today, Greg talks the use of Comic Sans. And by use we mean overuse. And bad use. So don't use it. 

Flourish by Dana Tanamachi-Williams

Design // Wednesday, June 25, 2014
You might find Dana Tanamachi-Williams listening to country music or collecting vintage packaging for inspiration while she works on any given number of projects within her newly-formed Brooklyn-based design firm. Tanamachi Studio started modestly, but now Dana is adding clients like Oprah, Time Magazine, Nike, Burton, Target, and even Google to her roster.

Christina Magnussen: Abstracted Type

Illustration // Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Christina Magnussen identifies as an illustrator and graphic designer,  working across most fields within visual communication. She specializes in art direction, identity, editorial design and the fine craft of typographic treatments. She is a member of byHands illustration agency and is currently living and working out of Oslo, Norway. 

A Video About Times New Roman

Design // Thursday, June 05, 2014
This is a film about font. Times New Roman was designed for The Times in 1931 and is one of the most recognised fonts in the world. Whether you like it or not, it is not a font to be ignored. The short is part of The Unquiet Film Series which celebrates the historical and cultural impact of The Times and The Sunday Times.

Typeface Created From Carved Japanese Books

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Cutting each individual page of 26 Japanese books, art duo Nerhol (Yoshihisa Tanaka and Ryuta Iida) created a consistent and technically impressive "Oratorical Typeface!"

Lettering Pays Tribute to 26 of the Greatest Scientific Innovations

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 20, 2014
We will be the first to admit that our science knowledge is minimal, perhaps that's why we work for an art magazine. Or maybe America doesn't have the best track record for teaching its students math and science. Either way, we wish we remembered more from our science classes and are glad Neil Degrasse Tyson and Netflix are around to occasionally drop some late-night science knowledge. This project from Delhi-based student Khyati Trehan aims to explore scientific diagrams and take form integration to more complex territories. It looks at experimenting with typography, lettering and illustration, paying tribute to the history of science.

General Store Typography Museum

Design // Friday, May 09, 2014
A brave man just outside of Philly has created a General Store museum of sorts.

Leif Podhajsky for Kelis' "Food" LP + Singles

Music // Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Leif Podhajsky has been one of our favorite art directors and artists for music album covers in recent years, having worked with Foals, Lykke Li, Tame Impala, Grimes, Mount Kimble, and Youth Lagoon amongst others. Leif does the new wave psychedelia very well, combining photography and collage in a way that seems both futuristic and vintage. Leif just did the packaging and cover design for Kelis' new LP, "Food," and the accompanying singles.

House Industries X Heath Ceramics

Design // Saturday, April 05, 2014
Famed typography foundry House Industries and Heath Ceramics teamed up to create a series of wall mounted clocks. Boasting House Industries's bold typography and Heath's classic ceramic style, these are a great moment of two American brands coming together.

New Book: Typorama: The Graphic Work of Philippe Apeloig

Design // Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Influential on both sides of the Atlantic, Philippe Apeloig is considered one of the most fascinating and distinguished graphic designers working right now. Beginning his formidable career in 1985 when he designed the poster for the Musée d’Orsay’s first exhibition, Chicago, Birth of a Metropolis...
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