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Jan Tschichold for Penguin Scores, 1949 →

Oliver Tomas has posted some nice mid-century visual inspiration with his Penguin Book Covers Flickr Collection.

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Clipper Ship Cards →

These vintage clipper cards were advertisements for shipping voyages, usually from a port on the east coast (New York, Boston) to the west coast (San Francisco). They were distributed by ship dispatchers in the 1800s.

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Mid-Century Album Covers →

Aqua Velvet’s record album set on Flickr

Unit Editions Makes Books for Designers →

From Adrian Shaughnessy and Tony Brook comes Unit Editions, a south London publishing company producing books on design and visual culture. I talked with Adrian Shaughnessy to get up to speed with what’s in store at Unit Editions.

Typekit Gets A Round →

San Francisco, Calif. — June 24, 2009 — Small Batch Inc. announced today that they have secured a round of equity funding from a group of investors led by San Francisco-based True Ventures. Small Batch is developing Typekit, a service enabling designers to build sites with web-native typography.

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End Notes →

A nice end titles image set on Flickr: The End Link via Pinch Design