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FBI warnings should prevent unauthorized duplication, not proliferate type violations.

Ken @ January 27, 2008 # Comments Off on FBI warnings should prevent unauthorized duplication, not proliferate type violations.

They appear at the beginning of virtually every DVD or videotaped movie and I can’t seem to find one without a typographic problem.

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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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Bed Bath and Beyoooond!

Ken @ November 26, 2007 # Comments Off on Bed Bath and Beyoooond!

Stretching text helps convey an abundant product offerring…and gives type designers everywhere a coronary.

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Quizno’s

Ken @ October 7, 2007 # One Comment

Is this fast-food chain subconsciously trying to let their customers know they make foot-long sandwiches?

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