In Motion: A Defense of Comic Sans

Jake Blog Post Design, In Motion, Typography, Video 1465 Views

Today I wanted to share an informative video I came across while I was at work. Most people (especially designers) know that Comic Sans is generally considered a “bad” font. Well, here’s a video explaining how it became so overused and unpopular in the design world. It tells the complete history of comic sans and has a lot of typography info. Enjoy!

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JakeIn Motion: A Defense of Comic Sans

Daily Dishonesty

Jamie Bartlett Blog Post Art, Design, Poster, Typography 1803 Views

  I just came across this project Lauren Hom is doing called Daily Dishonesty. She is doing a whole series of hand lettered posters of little lies that she (and probably you too) tell yourself regularly. The type is so beautifully done and the quotes she comes up with are so witty. Not surprisingly I have told myself some of

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Jamie BartlettDaily Dishonesty

In Motion: Animation Exercise

Jake Blog Post Animation, Design, Experiment, Graphic Design, In Motion, Motion Graphics, Video 1306 Views

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of amazingly designed 2D animations on the internet. It’s been very inspiring to me and made me want to get better at what I love doing. So as an ongoing exercise to come up with new ideas and to just become a better animator, I’ve decided to use any down time I have to

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JakeIn Motion: Animation Exercise

New in the Shop: Travel Postcards

Jamie Bartlett Blog Post Cards, Design, Etsy, Graphic Design, Paper Goods, Shop, Typography 28785 Views

We are finally adding new items to our shop. I’m particularly excited about these Travel Postcards. They turned out just how I imagined! I was inspired to make these postcards when I inherited a bunch of old photos from my grandfather. I cherish every single one. The mountain photo was one of the ones taken by my grandfather. The other

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Jamie BartlettNew in the Shop: Travel Postcards

Getting Ready for ALT Summit SLC

Jamie Bartlett Blog Post ALT Summit, Design, Fashion 1642 Views

I still can’t believe I’m going to ALT and in exactly two weeks! I still have lots to do to get ready for it. I was chatting with a blogger who is one of the speakers at ALT and she described the conference as Project Runway meets HGTV. At first I kind of panicked and wanted to immediately race out and buy

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Jamie BartlettGetting Ready for ALT Summit SLC

2013 Printable Calendar for Emma Magazine

Jamie Bartlett Blog Post, Printables Calendar, Design, For the Taking, Paper Goods, Printable 3698 Views

We’re back! Thanks for your understanding and patience as we took a little break from the blog to enjoy our family this holiday season. You guys truly are the best! I thought it would be great to start off 2013 with a printable calendar for you! I teamed up with Emma Magazine for their January issue. Think Martha for 20-somethings. Their magazine

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Jamie Bartlett2013 Printable Calendar for Emma Magazine

Holiday Gift Wrapping Party Printables

Jamie Bartlett Blog Post, Printables Design, For the Taking, Invitation, Paper Goods, Party, Printable 2120 Views

Today I have some more holiday goodies for you! Cyd from The Sweetest Occasion and I teamed up again to bring you more paper goods. This time we put together a fill-in party invitation and a set of gift tags to help you host a gift wrapping party! Doesn’t that sound like a perfect afternoon? Design by A Pair of Pears.

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Jamie BartlettHoliday Gift Wrapping Party Printables

Printable Gift Tags

Jamie Bartlett Blog Post Christmas, Design, Holiday, Packaging, Printable 2867 Views

Download at Eat Drink Chic Download at Love vs. Design Download at Design* Sponge download at Swoon Download at Sea Urchin Studio Download at Hey Look Download at Creative Index I am happy to say that we finished our Christmas gift shopping yesterday. Now comes the fun part, making them into pretty little packages to set under the tree. Last week

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Jamie BartlettPrintable Gift Tags

Type Posters

Jamie Bartlett Blog Post Art, Design, Poster, Typography 1885 Views

Show & Tell The Medium Control Anthony Burrill Graphic Anthology I love a good type poster. These are a few I’m currently obsessing over.

Jamie BartlettType Posters

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