Category Archives: Typography

9 on Design: Websites and Blogs to Inspire You

  So many rich, inspirational, informative websites and blogs are now online that help keep us here at ImageSmith up to date. We have many favorites, and want to share a few in this post with the hope you find … Continue reading

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Explore the World’s Most Expensive Printed Book: The Bay Psalm Book

  Fan of the long s? Then you should enjoy the finging the pfalmes from the most expensive book ever published. Read on for some interesting facts about this record-setting publication and how you can perufe every page: The Bay Psalm … Continue reading

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Online Help To Identify an Unknown Font or Typeface

Common problem: a client wants you to recreate a previously printed piece, match their corporate style, or shows you a photo or scan of some typography they like. How can you fulfill their request when you have no clue what … Continue reading

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1931 Frankenstein Poster Sells for World Record Amount at Auction

  Frankenstein just stomped Casablanca. That’s not an indie horror movie, but the results of a world record setting auction on July 27. As reported on artdaily.com, an original 1931 “insert poster” for the Universal movie Frankenstein sold at Heritage … Continue reading

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“Pencil to Pixel”: Exploring the Physical History of Typography

  UPDATE: While the exhibit only ran during the first week of May 2013, you can still enjoy scenes from the show. The amazing installation has been preserved in photographs by Esto, an architectural photography firm. You can access the … Continue reading

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Font Fail: How Not to Design a Wedding Invitation

  (source) An interesting print/design item from the gossip world… Levi Johnston’s wedding announcement. You remember Levi – former fiancé of Bristol Palin, father of their son Tripp. Well he recently wed Sunny Oglesby, mother of his second child, Breeze. … Continue reading

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