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Category Archives: Print Design

Typography: “The End” of Westerns

A collection of end title stills from Western films throughout the years. Just a very tiny taste of the design goodness over at the Movie Title Stills Collection. Browse hundreds of title frames by decade, or go to the special collection of Film Noir and Westerns. In many cases, you can see both the beginning […]

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MissJenny turned me on to this new service that acts as a marketplace for logos. The unique thing is that designers can build an entire brand – with company name, logo and a reserved domain name – and place it for sale at a fixed price. For designers this can mean selling designs already completed […]

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The Grid System

A great list of resources for designing clean sites. “ The grid system is an aid, not a guarantee. It permits a number of possible uses and each designer can look for a solution appropriate to his personal style. But one must learn how to use the grid…” via The Grid System.

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Happy new year… Postcard mailing specs for USPS…

Interesting fact I came across while making our homemade new years card. The maximum thickness for the special, cheaper postcard rate is 0.016 inch (maximum size is 4.25in x 6in). But the nice thick Enhanced Matte posterboard (24”x30” sheet) is 0.047 inches (1.2 millimeters) according to: http://pe.usps.com/text/qsg300/Q201.htm I also see there are limits on stiffness so probably […]

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San Francisco letterpress printers

Dependable Letterpress: A fellow UC Santa Cruz grad who does great work once you cease to be relevant, you just fade away: but he’s still going strong… Cranky Pressman- The old letterpress printer getting it done online.. Austin Press: Letterhead and ephemera

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