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In Renovated UN Chamber, Salto & Sigsgaard’s Council Chairs Take Center Stage

The Trusteeship Council Chamber at the United Nations, originally designed by Danish architect Finn Juhl in 1952, reopened last month after a three-year renovation. “We all moan about the United Nations, but there was no supranational...Show More Summary

It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Chris Orwig!

Photo by Bruce Heavin My name is Chris Orwig, I’m a photographer, author, teacher and on the photography faculty at the Brooks Institute. Thanks for reading and let’s dive in! “A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It isContinue...

“Cure for the Common Font” — A Web Designer’s Introduction to Typeface Selection

Last week, I joined Frank Chimero, Tiffany Wardle, and Jason Santa Maria for a panel at the SXSW conference. Now that web designers suddenly face the challenge (and delight) of choosing fonts from an ever-growing selection, we thought it’s a good time to recommend some basic principles for making wise type choices. The slides [...]

Scott Interviewed by Nik Radio!

Hey gang, it’s still Brad Scott was recently featured on Nik Radio for their Pro Talk segment.  It’s around a 55-minute interview with Scott Sheppard that you can stream here or download from iTunes.  Other episodes of Nik Radio include interviews with Vincent Versace, Moose Peterson, Rick Sammon, Jim DiVitale, and lots of other great [...]

The Proclamation of the Irish Republic: notes from Dublin

The image above shows a full-size facsimile of the original Proclamation (made from a scan of the copy at the Providence Public Library, Rhode Island, USA) propped against the stonework of one of the northern gateways to the yard of Dublin Castle, which was the centre of political administration in Ireland for many centuries. Show More Summary

2010: A Creative Year

Another year is closing and a new one is on the way. The start of every new year is filled with planning and goals for the next 365 days that follow. It's not any different for me. I have some crazy resolutions for the next 12 months, and I believe 2010 will be a creative year. Show More Summary

The Erased

From January until June 2008, Slovenia holds the EU presidency. It’s an opportune time to spotlight the country’s own human rights record. On the February 26, 1992, six months after declaring independence from the Soviet Union, the Ministry...Show More Summary

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