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Favourite Visual Artist
Bram de Does, Erik Spiekermann, Gerrit Noordzij, Hoefler & Frere-Jones, Jean-Emmanuel Simoulin, Martin Kvamme, P. G. Doré, Trine+Kim...
Favourite Movies
Π, Beyond the Black Rainbow, Donnie Darko, El Maquinista, Enter the Void, Exam, Fight Club, Inception, Limitless, Se7en, The Butterfly Effect, The Ninth Gate, Vidocq...
Favourite TV Shows
Battlestar Galactica, Dexter, Community, Fringe, Louie, Lost, Stargate Atlantis/Universe, The Big Bang Theory, The Event, The League of Gentlemen, Torchwood...
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Cinnamon Chasers, Deathspell Omega, Dominik Eulberg, Fiona Apple, Gold Panda, Johan Ilves, Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Max Cooper, MGMT, Septic Flesh, Silversun Pickups, Stimming, Two Unknown Guys, Varsovie...
Favourite Books
God's Debris, The Club Dumas, The Ego Tunnel, Qaballah, Qliphoth and Goetic Magic, Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Favourite Writers
Arturo Pérez-Reverte
Tools of the Trade
Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS6, InDesign CS6, Dreamweaver CS6 / Staedtler pigment liner, Staedtler mars professional, Copic multiliner, Pilot parallel pen
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Graphic design, type design, fashion / astronomy, cosmology, physics / esoteric Christian theology, Jewish mysticism, eschatology
How to design a typeface (Part 3) Serif — Roman In the last two article of the type design series we made a geometric sans serif and added italics and a bold weight. The geometric sans serif is the easiest style to do, but for me personally things really get interesting with serif typefaces. Of course there is the addition of serifs, but the structure and weight distribution is also much more advanced. In this article I will make an introduction to designing serif typefaces. This article won’t be as detailed as the previous ones because this third article serves as an expansion on the first two. In other words, I won’t get
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Which of the following three typefaces do you prefer? Why?

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Akzidenz Grotesk
Arial
Helvetica
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Why Helvetica is not great Type design is a rather obscure profession but even the typefaces themselves don’t get too much attention by the general public. Most people could only name a few typefaces, but among those few are always Times New Roman, Arial and Helvetica. Well-known and popular or not, in this article I will show you why Helvetica is not the great typeface people perceive it to be. Figure 1 The designer Arial is often frowned upon due to its history, but what most people don’t know is that Helvetica has a very similar history. A bit different, but as far as I’m concerned it’s just as dubious and embarra
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happy birthday! :)
happy birthday!! Keep with the impressive work you do!
Happy Birthday!!! :party::cake::party:

Have a wonderful birthday filled with excitement! :dance:

Stay awesome! :w00t:

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see you are fond of typography :)
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