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50+ designers on Twitter to follow   . . .

Grain Edit has posted the “50+ Designers on Twitter: Our favorites to follow.”
(and I’m one of them!) Twitter.com/mehallo

+ my very first tweet:

mehallo forming a band called SpinachCan, with this one-eyed guy as lead singer and this sqawky skinny chick on bass.
2:04 PM Nov 26th, 2008 from web

What to expect from a graphic designer

Good graphic designers are trained to do amazing things in the realm of communication. And many clients just see the surface: make me a logo, I like yellow, so you should use yellow.

This article really nails it:

How to (and not to) work with a designer by Daniel Will-Harris

(Nails it so well, I’ve posted it as a link as part of the Manifesto at my website)

Jeanne Moderno, this week’s featured font at Typophile

Jeanne Moderno Bold is this week’s featured font at Typophile; it’s being used for heads, titles etc. The experimental background on the home page changes as users post messages.

And huge thanks to Psy/Ops for not only doing the final mastering of the font, but also setting up this deal (actually, advertisement).

Tape Cassette Inserts on Fickr

I remember almost all of these.

Found via Twirk Ethic

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