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iPhone + Typography

Have you ever seen a poster or magazine and loved the font they used, but couldn’t figure out what it was? Well, now there’s an app for that! WhatTheFont is a FREE iPhone app that lets you capture a photo of the font in question and look it up. If there are a few very similar fonts, it will give you all of them and let you compare and choose.




If you love infographics, be sure to check out, an online collection of some of the best graphics around. They also have a tool in the works to help you easily create your own infographic.

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Typeface Humor

I recently ran across this video from a few years ago and it still makes me laugh. If you need a good typeface laugh, check it out below.


Deadline Extended: 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards Call for Entries

San Jose (United States) – Adobe has extended the deadline for the 2011 Adobe® Design Achievement Awards Call for Entries to 1 July 2011, 17:00 PDT. Students and faculty around the world have one more week to send in their submissions!


The competition will continue to accept entries in all 16 categories. Those who have not submitted still have a chance to send in their original work, that was created after 1 May 2010, and created primarily (50% or more) with Adobe tools.

Free to enter, the competition is open to students, faculty members and staff members of higher education institutions throughout the world. Each participant may submit work up to two times in each of the 15 student categories or in three faculty and staff categories. Read the competition rules for more details.


Judging will occur following the extended deadline on 1 July 2011. The pre-selection panel and category judges will review all projects and the names of all semifinalists will be announced on the ADAA website by the end of July.


Finalists will receive Adobe software and a trip to Taipei, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei), where they will be honoured in an awards ceremony during the 2011 IDA Congress< set for 24-26 October 2011. Category winners also will receive a cash award of USD $3000. The work of all finalists will be displayed in an ADAA gallery during the 2011 Taipei World Design Expo. Find out more at: