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I’m Comic Sans

If you know me, you will appreciate how much I loved the article “I’m Comic Sans, Asshole” on McSweeneys – so friggin hilarious! If the title alone didn’t peek your attention, then let me interject……

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Bilingual Letterpress Invitations

Beautiful bilingual letterpress wedding invitation created by Bella Figura. This double-sided design uses 2-ply cotton paper with English printed on  one side and Spanish on the reverse. I’m just loving those decorative swashes on the…

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Intervention poster

Great poster created by Chris Peel (a British designer living and working in Long Beach, CA) depicting a divine intervention in the Gulf Coast. He writes about the poster: “The Deepwater Horizon oil spill media…

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Charity Chair

Love the work by Group A who participated in the ‘Charity Chair’ challenge by AIT and Dietiker. The challenge was to redesign the wooden chair “Ono” by Matthias Weber. The re-designed chairs were sold in…

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This is What Matters to Me

“This is What Matters to Me” is a new project by KharmaNYC that unites 9 international designers each supporting what matters to them (some of which include: Urban Arts, Spanish Greyhound Rescue, and Unite Through…

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Qatari Riyal

In preparation for my trip to Qatar in a few days, I went to my local bank to exchange a small amount of American currency for Qatari Riyal (the Qatari currency). As you might have…

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Be Graphic, Make a Difference Exhibition

The “Be Graphic, Make a Difference” exhibition was held at DesignBox in Raleigh, NC during the month of April. It featured social justice posters created by graphic design students from my Digital Imaging course and…

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Showcase 2010

It’s here! Student Showcase Day at Peace! Students took the day off from classes to make presentations, put on performances and share some of the things they’ve discovered this year. Our Department was proud to…

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Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day 2010 students at Peace College grabbed some chalk and had some fun! They declared their belief in helping to create a global green economy by pledging to take a few…

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Handmade for Haiti

We enjoyed a lovely Sunday afternoon today at the Handmade for Haiti event held at the Chatham Street Cafe in Downtown Cary. Local artists and designers sold a variety of unique items with proceeds benefiting…

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Sean Adams

I truly enjoyed the “frank and honest” presentation by Sean Adams this evening as part of the AIGA Raleigh event: AdamsMorioka, A Very Special Episode (held in the Burns Auditoriam at NC State). Sean presented…

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