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Alternative Self-Portrait: Kristin Becker

Marian Bantjes is a graphic designer and typographer known for her intricate, decorative, and personal type designs. She has worked for major clients, such as the New York Times, and with other well-known designers/firms, such as Pentagram, but she also … Continue reading

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Broadsides – Sample Post

Like many of the examples in Kyle Schlesinger’s essay, this broadside by Nicholas Weidner features poetry, uses letterpress printing, and is printed on a single, large sheet of paper, suitable for hanging on a wall. It is certainly part of the … Continue reading

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Small Multiples – Sample Post by Kristin Becker

This 2-page spread from Craig Thompson’s graphic novel Goodbye, Chunky Rice demonstrates many of the issues regarding small multiples and words, numbers, and images—together raised by Edward Tufte. Over the course of 120 pages, the graphic novel uses small multiples (a series … Continue reading

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