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Creative Freelancers Conference: Recaps & Resources

Posted by Rebecca Blake on July 29, 2013

Miss the Creative Freelancers Conference in San Francisco this summer? There are a number of wonderful blogs posting links to recaps and resources. Guild member Cedric Hohnstadt posted on his blog a brief summary of the conference, as well as a list of articles written by conference presenters, and recaps from other attendees. Cedric cites the Pinterest page of Ilise Benum, the conference host, as the source for many of the links.

Pantone Clock: Watch Time Pass By in a Rainbow

Posted by Rebecca Blake on July 26, 2013

The Pantone Clock, created by Pretty Klicks, displays a full-screen clock which cycles through sequential Pantone swatches on the minute.

NYC Summer of Fonts: Join the Guild and Attend for Free

Posted by Rebecca Blake on July 18, 2013

The New York Chapter Summer of Fonts is a three-month series of presentations by leading typographers and designers. The 2013 series kicks off on Thursday, July 25 with designer Karl Heine speaking on Putting your Best Face Forward – Why type matters: the inside protocol for self-promotion and marketing. Non-members who join the Guild are invited to attend all three Summer of Fonts events for free. If you’re interested in taking advantage of this offer, contact the chapter administrator at ny@gag.org.

CO Offers Electronic Registration for Single Copyright on Interim Basis

Posted by Rebecca Blake on July 05, 2013

On June 28th, the Copyright Office amended its regulations to offer a new electronic registration option called the “single application.” The intention is to provide a simplified application process for individual author claimants to register a single work (not made for hire) for the same price as the standard application, $35. The option is offered on an interim basis, and the Office in inviting public comment, due August 28th.

The History of Typography, in Five Enjoyable Minutes

Posted by Rebecca Blake on June 26, 2013

The History of Typography is a charming stop-motion animation created by designer Ben Barrett-Forrest. The animation is a labor of love, requiring 140 hours of work incorporating 291 cut-paper letters and 2,454 photographs.

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