Tasman‘s shape grammar has gravity and power that speaks to truth, reliability or perhaps more aptly trustworthiness. These are fundamental qualities in the delivery of information in an "alternative fact" age.

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AuthorNicole Phillips

It’s rare to see someone focusing only on one thing, and structuring the days with a single repeating activity. It is the combination of different activities that make our lives unique and interesting, and so very often, we clearly see how one action in our days affects the other in a big pile of, well, life. Elena’s name pops up whenever someone mentions writing, research, design, and publishing. She is a woman of many traits that made Liron Lavi fascinated by how in reality this works for her.

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AuthorNicole Phillips
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Catch ⁦‪Paul Luna talking about his book, 'Typography: A Very Short Introduction https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/paul-luna-typography-a-very-short-introduction/id1456142151?i=1000431693875&mt=2 In which Luna offers a broad definition of typography as design for reading, whether in print or on screens, where a set of visual choices are taken to make a written message more accessible, more easily transmitted, more significant, or more attractive.

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AuthorNicole Phillips
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Maria Montes is all around amazing. She is a first class human, calligrapher, letterer, type designer, teacher and friend. I love that she wears her heart on her sleeve and she has an endless energy for her work and the creative community. Her talk called “What a Shitshow: The use of language as cultural identity” has just been released by the TDC team and I cant wait to watch it.

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AuthorNicole Phillips
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In this practical antidote to a “quit your job and do what you love” talk, Jess unpacks the question — “What do you want to be when you grow up?”— and the importance of finding out who you are in the first place. She notes the answer to “Who am I?” is never static — it shifts and transforms over and over again as you grow, change, mature, hormonally implode, and so on. Only once you know yourself, discover what actually makes you tick, can you “do what you love.”

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WePresent interview with publication designer Matt Willey‬⁩ on sensibility, design and creative confidence. “Ultimately I want to work with great content, with great stories, great ideas, and I think this is about as good as it gets.” you can also listen to his recent design your life podcast here

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