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Art & Creative tidbits

In this issue of Creative Tidbits, Ilene Strizver shares Eight Tips for Type on the Web ; we take a field trip to the Tipoteca Italiana Fondazione ; we visit Pale Horse' Personal Typography Works ; see a poster campaign about "Rape" ; get a sneak peak at Daniel Pelavin's first tattoo design ; Adobe and the digital magazine ; The Myths of Innovation and others ... enjoy! September 15, 2010

Publishing & Media Notes

In this edition, we've gathered some of the more interesting items in the publishing channels. Mark Dolliver writes 'What People Think of the Ad/PR Biz' ; Theodore F. di Stefano asks do e-readers spell the end of print media? Also, Six Reasons Print Belongs in Your Media Mix ; The FTC's Green Guidelines ; and do you think ads be coming to book publishing industry? Read along and remember to send in your discoveries! September 10, 2010

Web Trends : Social Media, SEO, etc

In this edition of Web Trends Brennon Slattery writes about how social media changes old web habits and Laurie Sullivan asks what will vicarious facebook check-ins get advertisers? We also see how much of our time is spent in social media -- Are all results on search engines equal? Is the Web really dead? ... and several others. Don't forget to send in your discoveries! September 10, 2010

Wildlife Photography

This book covers the practical aspects of wildlife photography, from shooting animal portraits to panning the camera in order to capture that speeding leopard -- with Photographer and environmentalist Uwe Skrzypczak September 6, 2010

JavaScript Cookbook

Why reinvent the wheel every time you run into a problem with JavaScript? This new book is chock-full of code recipes that address common programming tasks, as well as techniques for building web apps that work in any browser. September 3, 2010

DTG September 2010

Typography to excite the senses * A Brief History of Typography * Fonts with Attitude * 16th Annual Fonts Gallery * MailBag: Font comments from DTG Readers & Winners * Bookshelf: Most Important Typography Books * Type: Which type styles are best? * Design: Art & Creative tidbits * Photoshop Madness: Cool Text Effects * Web Design: Choosing a Web Hosting Plan * Desktop Publishing: Type on the Grid using Adobe InDesign * Desktop Publishing: : Creating Pages using InDesign CS5 * Graphic Design: Interactive Documents using InDesign * The Design Bookshelf... TOO MUCH * Publishing & Media Update * &Else : all the news postings * September : it's all about type September 1, 2010

Photoshop Cool Text Effects

In this edition of Photoshop Madness, we'll create two movie posters, one from the Avatar Movie, and the other from the Deadliest Catch. Then we enjoy the ubiquitous Aqua Text Effect (again), and delve into Photoshop's Displacement Mapping. We'll wrap it up with a serving of Ice cream and several others! August 31, 2010

Font comments from DTG Readers

Each year we ask for readers' comments, discoveries, reflections, inspiration and views on type, fonts and typography. These two shining submissions grabbed our attention and we just had to pass them along to you. (Plus they win prizes for sending their thoughts!) August 31, 2010

Typography to excite the senses

Welcome to the 16th Annual Fonts Festival ... come and discover new talent and amazing design work appearing around the world -- new typography works that take the art to a new level. This is the first in an upcoming series of field trips we'll be taking over the weeks to come. Sit back and enjoy... August 31, 2010

Fonts with Attitude

These are definitely not your father's fonts. Ingram labels this CD collection "Fonts for the Modern Age" and that's exactly what they are. Follow along as we take a peek at just a select few of more than 800 new fonts included in this killer fonts collection August 31, 2010