Category Archives: Type & Design

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Tenure every 25 years

I was honored to receive tenure this year from the University of Bridgeport. This is the second time I have been so honored by a fine school of design. I am poud and very pleased to become a solid part of … Continue reading

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Listening to Type: Making Language Visible to be released in August 2016

My newest book, Listening to Type: Making Language Visible, is being printed and will be available in August. It is a partner volume with The Elements of Graphic Design, 2nd Edition, which continues as a widely-adopted text and resource for working designers. The back … Continue reading

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Advertising Design & Typography released as a Second Edition in 2015

A new updated softcover edition of Advertising Design & Typography was published in July 2015. This is the addition to the Preface: “Since writing this book in 2007, I have developed a wider evaluation of the role of design in … Continue reading

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Top 1%. Top 1%? Top 1%!

A completely organic surprise: I didn’t promote this in the slightest. What a lovely thing to be told. Thank you to everyone who endorsed me.

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Venn diagrams

I was sent this by a friend, but the source is Cool Infographics, a valuable site. Colin Harman designed it, and it is a delight. Pass it on to friends and family, those who are most likely to remind you of this most frustrating … Continue reading

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My pal Fred Showker at sent me ten questions about design and space in readying his book review of my Elements of Graphic Design, 2nd Edition. Please visit his site for the book review. Fred and I met as co-hosts … Continue reading

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