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Toilet paper typography.

Ken @ December 26, 2007 # One Comment

All this bad type is making feel ill (especially that last one…yikes!). Nothing is more appropriate for a blog about bad typography than some good crap! Some poor unfortunate soul in the next stall is probably wondering where all the rolls went. “hey buddy…enough with the art project, little help?”x-posted from Swiss Miss.

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Forgive this designer for s/he has sinned.

Ken @ December 21, 2007 # Comments Off on Forgive this designer for s/he has sinned.

Jesus taught us to forgive, but it may not be humanly possible to forget the abomination that is this website. If you think the 3D type and screen shot are bad, behold the king (of quite possibly the worst website design ever) in all it’s animated gif glory. It’s mesmerizing.Seen on Command Shift 3.

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<3 (2) Pork?

Ken @ December 21, 2007 # Comments Off on <3 (2) Pork?

The only thing clever about this use of a heart for the letter o is the innuendo…but was it intentional or not?

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Tumblr will be right back.

Ken @ December 3, 2007 # Comments Off on Tumblr will be right back.

What a disappointment. Tumblr is such a nicely designed website, with well-crafted themes and all.  Well, I guess it’s too much to ask for real apostrophes on their maintenance page…three times, no less.

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Zappos succeeds by focusing on the customer, not good taste.

Ken @ December 3, 2007 # One Comment

Seriously, can a more profitable website pay less attention to type than this? Will someone please fix this so no one can say, “good design is not required to run a successful website?”

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A simple experiment with typography.

Ken @ December 2, 2007 # One Comment

Visual artist, Paul Dersian elegantly demonstrates the use of letterforms as patterns.

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Excerpt from Joshua Smith’s site, Hydro 74.

Ken @ December 1, 2007 # One Comment

Joshua Smith is one of the few old-school typographers still working today. Don’t see too much hand-lettering like this anymore.Check out more of his work at Hydro 74.

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Web Typography Sucks.

Ken @ December 1, 2007 # Comments Off on Web Typography Sucks.

An excellent presentation on how to make web typography great.

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