How proficient is your sign language? This collection of matchbooks gives a little refresher course, doubling up as some clever design. It’s a novel idea that I hadn’t seen before. I posted this article under typography but wasn’t really sure where it should go. Regardless, I like it. From C71123 courtesy of Marc Rapp.
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Flowing mainly around the distinctions between Arial and Helvetica, there’s some good chat on typography over at Noisy Decent Graphics. The comments, particularly these ones from Bruno Magg, add value to the post. On another note, if you’ve ever wondered what “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” is, it’s a pangram used [...]
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Thanks to Microsoft, Arial is now on millions of desktop computers all over the world. Some typefaces are remarkably similar to eachother to the untrained eye.Take this 30 second test to see if you can tell the difference between the Arial and the ‘trendy’ Helvetica over ten examples.
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