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PaperSizes.io – Free Resource for Finding the International Standards for Paper Sizes

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/01/24
Filed In Categories: Design Essentials, Resources

Excerpt:   PaperSizes – Free Resource for Finding the International Standards for Paper Sizes Having come from Commercial Print and Reprographics background myself, I’m finding myself feeling a little too excited about PaperSizes.io Oh what I would… Read More

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How a Logo Design Grid Can Make Your Shit Logo Still Look Like Shit

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/01/23
Filed In Categories: Design Essentials

Excerpt:   This image came up in my Reddit stream a little whole back, and whilst I cannot vouch for its authenticity, I still felt myself having to reshare it as if it were legit. It’s either a hilarious piss-take, or more worryingly, it’s actually… Read More

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Alphabet Ambigram Designed by Scott Kim

Alphabet Ambigram Designed by Scott Kim

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/01/18
Filed In Categories: Design Essentials, Typography

Excerpt: Alphabet Ambigram Designed by Scott Kim This stunning beautiful Alphabet Ambigram Designed by Scott Kim is something I can’t recall ever seeing before, but it’s certainly done the internet rounds in recent years, especially popping up most years… Read More

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The Last Ever Day of Hot Metal Typesetting at the New York Times 1978

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2018/11/20
Filed In Categories: Design Essentials, Letterpress, Typography

Excerpt: FarewellEtaoinShrdlu As someone who did an apprenticeship in traditional print and letterpress methods, this is quiet a poignant documentary. This film was made by David Loeb Weiss, then a proofreader for The New York Times, and narrated by Carl Schlesinger,… Read More

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What is a Proofreading? Proofreading Marks that May Interest to Graphic Designers

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2017/06/20
Filed In Categories: Design Essentials, Poster Design, Resources

Excerpt: What is Proofreading? Proofreading Marks that May Interest to Graphic Designers So yeah, what is proofreading and what are all the funny marks all about? this post on proofreading marks ‘maybe’ of interest, rather than a valuable and important… Read More

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No Bullshit Graphic Design Client Contract Template by Segura, Inc.

No Bullshit Graphic Design Client Contract Template by Segura, Inc.

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2017/06/02
Filed In Categories: Design Essentials, Tips & Advice

Excerpt: Nabbed the headline from Quipsologies, as that perfectly sum’s up the nature of this graphic design client contract from Segura, a design firm in Chicago: it’s a no bullshit contract. This client contract sum’s up the pretty ethical, and… Read More

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