AUGUST is BACK to (Design) SCHOOL This month's topic is all about learning! And, as usual our readers have all joined in with some rather wonderful insights into the way they learn, favorite training resources, and keeping a sharply honed edge on graphic design and communication arts. ... grab your best and then share your creations with DTG readers and win a prize! AUGUST is brought to you by the colors GREEN for education
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Fonts and Type dressings

the continuing question for the good, bad and ugly in type, fonts and typography! Can you believe the "Bread" font? Will you wear Typography fashions? Let's take a look and explore yet more typographic wonders August 25, 2009

15th Annual Fall Fonts Festival

Fred's back on the path, looking for font, type and typography treasures for this year's Fall Fonts Fest -- and he's finding ten-times as many great resources as before! Here is just the beginning of this year's surf... August 25, 2009

Fonts for Financials

When you're faced with designing text-heavy, number-heavy material, few things make the job easier than choosing the right fonts. Typography experts Hoefler & Frere-Jones provide us with four things to consider when selecting a typographic palette. August 25, 2009

Practical Typography with Dasha

The magic of experimenting in graphic design! Freelance designer Dasha Wagner presents her innovative ideas and interesting solutions. Elegant style and color harmony along with some totally practical typography makes her projects unique. August 24, 2009

What's My Type?

Last year, GeorgeAuthor and Macintosh technical expert George M Engel shared some rants, pet peeves, and favorite type faces -- and why (along with picture samples). You can even download a whimsical font recommended by George. We thought it was fun enough to mention it again August 23, 2009

First Launch Pad: New York

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: WEB 2.0 EXPO NEW YORK LAUNCH PAD is taking place during Web 2.0 Expo New York at the Javits Convention Center November 16-19, 2009. Launch Pad is a program designed to spotlight cutting edge and innovative new companies to the Web 2.0 market. August 22, 2009

TypeTrax for Adobe InDesign

TypeTrax is a new product for managing design projects created using Adobe Creative Suite. Developed jointly by Insider Software and Moksa, Inc., TypeTrax manages projects, and tracks, organizes and pre-flights project files, including fonts and digital assets. August 22, 2009

Web Theft: What to do!

Noted author Susan Kirkland looks at web site piracy, and shares some insight into sites that have been ripped off, and how to protect yourself with some simple common law and copyright resources. August 18, 2009

Letterforms that shaped a generation

If you ever rocked out at a concert by the Doors, New Riders or Commander Cody in the San Fran bay area back in the day, then you already know Thomas Morris -- he created the concert posters! Today, he's still producing breath-taking graphics and superb typographic creations and we're going to take a little field trip to his studio ... Thomas Morris Design August 14, 2009

InDesign LinkOptimizer

LinkOptimizer Light 4 is a simplified low-cost workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer Light reduces InDesign job size and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data and performing essential image adjustments. August 14, 2009