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Will the Real Garamond Please Stand Up?

Frank Romano, Professor Emeritus at the Rochester Institute of Technology, recently quipped, “There are now over 200,000 typefaces, most of them based on Garamond.” O.K., that’s an exercise of comic license, but it’s hard to understate the influence of the designs of 16th-century French punch cutter Claude Garamond (whose name is sometimes spelled Garamont). Looking […]

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Adobe Inspire for iPad

Adobe Inspire Magazine (formerly the Adobe Edge newsletter) is a free bi-monthly publication containing original articles and video to inform, enlighten, and inspire web designers and web developers. The latest issue (June 2012) marks the premiere of Inspire for iPad. The issue features Q&A on Adobe’s Creative Cloud, articles on Adobe Touch apps, how to […]

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ABBYY FineScanner Turns iPhones and iPads into Mobile Scanners

ABBYY, makers of OCR, text extraction, and document conversion software have released a new app that can turn your iPhone or iPad in to all-purpose mobile scanner. ABBYY FineScanner allows users to scan documents, receipts, magazine and newspaper articles, presentation slides (including charts and graphs), and more, and then save the results as high quality […]

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Working With Type in Photoshop CS6

Excerpted from Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book. Copyright © 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. Used with permission of Pearson Education and Adobe Press. In addition to the HTML version of the excerpt below, you can also download the excerpt as a PDF that retains the full design of the printed book. Typographic Design Lesson overview In […]

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