Archive for March, 2013


Adobe Launches Blank, An Open Source Fallback Font You Can’t See

@ 2:10 PM on March 30, 2013

Lunde says there are two good reasons to use a font that nobody will ever see:

Invoking this font, as a temporary measure, prevents OS- or application-level font-fallback from kicking in before the intended font can be rendered.
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How to Approach Writing a Resume When You’re a Jack of All Trades

@ 1:44 AM on March 25, 2013


Europe has lower levels of poverty and inequality than the U.S. Why? NYTimes OP-ED

@ 5:34 PM on March 23, 2013

and rightly so, because if credit is how Americans make ends meet, then those without access to credit are economically sidelined. But credit access does nothing for the truly poor, those who are not deemed creditworthy. Someone has to do the consuming, but if one country ends up as the world’s consumer for a long time, as America has, a political tradition can take root that works against the interests of the poor.


Where can I find out about upcoming conferences, conventions, and trade shows in design, publishing, …

@ 4:34 PM on March 23, 2013

Where can I find out about upcoming conferences, conventions, and trade shows in design, publishing, and elearning?


Barnes & Noble Getting Desperate – Free Nook Simple Touch with Purchase of Nook+ HD Tablet

@ 3:29 PM on March 23, 2013

he company just announced that it plans to give away a 6-inch Nook Simple Touch — a $79 device — when customers buy a $269 Nook+ HD tablet. The deal runs from March 24 to March 31 online and at Barnes & Noble stores.
“By offering a free Nook Simple Touch with the purchase of Nook HD+, customers can fully experience all that the expansive Nook Store of more than 3 million titles has to offer,” said Jamie Iannone, President of Digital Products at Nook Media.


Creating Fixed Layout eBooks (ePublishing with InDesign Series) now in iBooks http://ht.ly/jkQzb

@ 8:26 PM on March 22, 2013

Creating Fixed Layout eBooks (ePublishing with InDesign Series) now in iBooks http://ht.ly/jkQzbCreating Fixed-Layout eBooksRead a sample or download Creating Fixed-Layout eBooks by Pariah S. Burke with iBooks.


Han Solo in Carbonite Business Card Case – Just in Time for MAX!

@ 12:02 PM on March 22, 2013

If you’re looking to impress potential clients and colleagues from around the galaxy, this business card case is a must-have. After all, no one respects an intergalactic crime lord who prints his business cards at home on perforated paper. You …


Mac Trojan Injects Ads Into Chrome, Firefox, and Safari

@ 4:03 PM on March 21, 2013

A new trojan called Trojan.Yontoo.1 is going after Macs. If you run into it, Yontoo.1 prompts you to install a browser plugin called “Free Twit Tube” or something similar. When it’s installed, it injects ads into your browser. It requires an in…


Herb Lubalin and Expressive Typography | CreativePro.com

@ 3:46 PM on March 21, 2013

Anyone with an interest in typography should know the work of Herb Lubalin, one of the most influential graphic designers of the 20th century.


Paper is (Not) Dead! Replaced by the iPad! [video] http://ht.ly/j34h3

@ 6:20 PM on March 16, 2013

Paper is (Not) Dead! Replaced by the iPad! [video] http://ht.ly/j34h3

Le papier ne sera jamais mort / Paper is not dead on !
À l’époque où le débat fait rage entre les prescripteurs du « tout numérique », et les irréductibles défenseurs du papier, Le Trèfle prend position avec son nouveau spot TV intitulé « Emma ». Via Leo …