designers : The Type Desk

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Scientists Report Good Typography Improves Mood →

I once found myself lost in the Khan el-Khalili bazaar in Cairo. As any sensible person would do, I asked a local for directions.

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Inside the office of Hoefler & Frere-Jones →

A highlight of 2013, this video was part to a presentation of the AIGA 2013 Medal awards for which Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones were awarded.

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Sipho Mabona Origami →

“How long does an installation like the colored koi fish one take?”
“It takes me around 1–3 months to complete an installation of that nature, usually working on it on and off. But the installation I’m currently working will probably take me a year to complete.”

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Should You Work For Free? →

It depends. Here’s a flowchart by Jessica Hische to guide you.

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8 Faces by Elliot Jay Stocks →

“Printed on heavy stock, with a foil-blocked cover, and pressed at just 2500 limited editions, each issue is a true collector’s item. 8 Faces will be more at home on your bookshelf than in your magazine rack. Who said print is dead?”

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Making the Coolest Use of Space →

Inc. shows six offices that make amazing use of space.