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Working with Canva: Smart, Not Hard.

November 23, 2021

We’re an instant-gratification nation, so it’s no surprise many of our clients want to be able to create things on…

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Keeping the Lights On: Social Media Etiquette for Businesses in the Time of Coronavirus

October 11, 2020

When it comes to branding, digital advertising and social media etiquette can often feel like an afterthought. A lot of…

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The BA Test Kitchen: When the Backlash Becomes the Story

July 6, 2020

This has been a tumultuous time for everyone, brands included. The wrong response is worse than no response, and in…

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Selecting a Brand Typeface

January 23, 2020

These days, it’s harder than ever to stand out in a crowd. Typography is a great example of this problem…

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TypeCon 2019 Report

September 26, 2019

This year, I researched and presented a talk at TypeCon about handwriting and fonts. TypeCon is a conference for designers…

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My Google Fonts

March 22, 2019

The typeface, or font, a brand uses is as important as the words it forms. In written materials, the font…

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Brand Typography: Movie Edition

November 19, 2018

Brand typography is a very powerful aspect of design. In movie poster design, brand typography can also be very predictable.…

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Designing a Custom Typeface | Part 3

July 12, 2018

We’ve finally finished! After months of work (documented in our first and second blogs on the topic), our custom typeface…

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Designing a Custom Typeface | Part 2

April 12, 2018

(Missed the first part of the custom typeface series? Check here!) In the months since my last blog, I’ve made…

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designRoom’s New Typeface | Part 1

January 23, 2018

designRoom is getting a custom typeface! As part of our efforts to refine our brand typography, I will be creating…

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A Type Design Niche, By the Letter

October 23, 2017

While it’s still early in my career, I’ve been fortunate to have developed a type design niche. I have a…

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