At some point, we have to draw the line between typography and lettering ... and pure artistic endeavors which mimic letters or letter forms. All of these wonderful pieces were selected because they carry the notion of using typography or lettering in a natural "growing" environment and provide a delightful visual treat. September 17, 2010
NOVEMBER Welcome to the month of November and the opening of the Holiday Season! Discover all the creative ideas and inspirations for this season -- and all manner of cool stuff ... grab your best and then share your creations with DTG readers and win a prize!
November is brought to you by "BROWN" the colors of autumn leaves, and roast turkey!
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In this issue of Creative Tidbits, Ilene Strizver shares Eight Tips for Type on the Web ; we take a field trip to the Tipoteca Italiana Fondazione ; we visit Pale Horse' Personal Typography Works ; see a poster campaign about "Rape" ; get a sneak peak at Daniel Pelavin's first tattoo design ; Adobe and the digital magazine ; The Myths of Innovation and others ... enjoy! September 15, 2010
In this edition, we've gathered some of the more interesting items in the publishing channels. Mark Dolliver writes 'What People Think of the Ad/PR Biz' ; Theodore F. di Stefano asks do e-readers spell the end of print media? Also, Six Reasons Print Belongs in Your Media Mix ; The FTC's Green Guidelines ; and do you think ads be coming to book publishing industry? Read along and remember to send in your discoveries! September 10, 2010
In this edition of Web Trends Brennon Slattery writes about how social media changes old web habits and Laurie Sullivan asks what will vicarious facebook check-ins get advertisers? We also see how much of our time is spent in social media -- Are all results on search engines equal? Is the Web really dead? ... and several others. Don't forget to send in your discoveries! September 10, 2010
This book covers the practical aspects of wildlife photography, from shooting animal portraits to panning the camera in order to capture that speeding leopard -- with Photographer and environmentalist Uwe Skrzypczak September 6, 2010
Typography to excite the senses * A Brief History of Typography * Fonts with Attitude * 16th Annual Fonts Gallery * MailBag: Font comments from DTG Readers & Winners * Bookshelf: Most Important Typography Books * Type: Which type styles are best? * Design: Art & Creative tidbits * Photoshop Madness: Cool Text Effects * Web Design: Choosing a Web Hosting Plan * Desktop Publishing: Type on the Grid using Adobe InDesign * Desktop Publishing: : Creating Pages using InDesign CS5 * Graphic Design: Interactive Documents using InDesign * The Design Bookshelf... TOO MUCH * Publishing & Media Update * &Else : all the news postings * September : it's all about type September 1, 2010
In this edition of Photoshop Madness, we'll create two movie posters, one from the Avatar Movie, and the other from the Deadliest Catch. Then we enjoy the ubiquitous Aqua Text Effect (again), and delve into Photoshop's Displacement Mapping. We'll wrap it up with a serving of Ice cream and several others! August 31, 2010
Each year we ask for readers' comments, discoveries, reflections, inspiration and views on type, fonts and typography. These two shining submissions grabbed our attention and we just had to pass them along to you. (Plus they win prizes for sending their thoughts!) August 31, 2010
Welcome to the 16th Annual Fonts Festival ... come and discover new talent and amazing design work appearing around the world -- new typography works that take the art to a new level. This is the first in an upcoming series of field trips we'll be taking over the weeks to come. Sit back and enjoy... August 31, 2010