22 July 2011
Web typography, happiness, printmaking … and saving the world
More links to sites, articles and interviews that grabbed our attention this week.
Web Typography for the Lonely.com
Cutting-edge technology and typographic explorations (top).
Stefan Sagmeister’s rules for creating happiness
The recent TED talk.
Photolettering.com has a great overview of its history, along with a slideshow of the company’s famous specimen books.
Grain & Gram Gentleman’s Journal
Interview with printmaker and print shop owner Nick Sambrato (below).
Can designers save the world without creating more stuff?
An interesting read on Good about sustainability in the design of interactions.
Above: Printmaker Nick Sambrato, photo by JonPaul Douglass.
More next week: see also Noted on the bar to your right.
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