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Feb 05 2012

Improvements on Google Web Fonts


Improvements on Google Web Fonts

Remember the days when designing for the web your choice of fonts was limited to the standard system fonts, (Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, Times, etc…). Well no more! With the new and improved Google Web Font directory there are now hundreds of fonts to choose from to customize the design of any website. You no longer have to embed fonts into applications so users will see the design how it was intended. Which also slows down the user’s experience. One of Google’s Web Fonts team’s core principles is that “fast is better than slow”, and the Web Fonts team takes that to heart.

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Oct 07 2011

A Legend Has Passed – Steve Jobs

by scotthill89 in Business, News, Technology

A Legend Has Passed – Steve Jobs

On October 5, 2011 the visionary Apple CEO Steve Jobs lost his eight year battle with cancer. He was many things to many people, but most of all he was a step ahead of technology. His vision and life’s work has influenced me since 1990, when I first started using Apple’s Macintosh. I knew it was something special those many years ago. Not only did he usher in the era of personal computers in the mid 70s, he also led the transformation in the way music, and mobile communications are used throughout the world. Jobs also led the advancement in computer animated movies with the creation Pixar Studio. Steve Jobs will be missed but his legacy will always stand strong and continue to help transfer our world of technology.

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Sep 30 2011

VERY COOL – letterpress calendar

by scotthill89 in News, Print Design, Typography

VERY COOL – letterpress calendar

I found a very cool letterpress calendar for 2012 by Fabien Barral. Fabien is a graphic designer from the vineyard region of southern France. He has many innovative and unique designs and has designed a variety of wall stickers, posters and letterpress coasters all for sale. All these items were very popular in 2011 and were all sold out. The 2012 calendar is now in production and available for presale. These are limited edition posters so get yours before they are gone.

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