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Nice work, everyone. And thank you to Benjamin Shaykin and Julie Fry for being guest critics.

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A friend of mine put me onto this site, lots of good images, a little awkwardly designed, but so remarkably similar to our project I had to share:

http://nyctype.com/

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A bit of Pictures of Type inspiration from PBS, 2001. More about this.

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Post from MVA about their typographic foundations course. Captures the spirit of Oct. 31 class and Nov. 7 class (if not the rest of life)
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A website that lets you kern onscreen. The instructions on the site are as follows: “Your mission is simple: achieve pleasant and readable text by distributing the space between letters. Typographers call this activity kerning. Your solution will be compared to typographer’s solution, and you will be given a score depending on how close you nailed it. Good luck!”

http://type.method.ac/

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Thank you, Colin for a great letterpress workshop.

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Visit to the D.B. Updike Collection with Special Collections librarian Jordan Goffin to look and touch historical typographic artifacts.

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A clip with Dutch design firm Experimental Jetset from the movie Helvetica. The advantage to using just one typeface (Helvetica, in this case) … like you’re going to do.

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PBS Type short created for the layperson, but entertaining, diverse and informative. From PBS Arts.

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Ongoing and not so categorically important tidbits