Adobe and Typekit are looking at ways to make robust typographic
controls more accessible in application UIs - starting with
Photoshop. The recently formed Adobe Typography Customer Advisory
Board was introduced in a blog post yesterday, and here's some of
what they had to say:
"We're already working on some long-requested changes to the
Photoshop UI, and plan to introduce a glyph panel in the near
future. We're also beginning to tackle the problem of simulated
type variations, so you can enable stylistic variants like Small
Caps with confidence that you're seeing what the type designer
There's more to this story over on the
Typekit blog, but a glyph panel for Photoshop has us all kinds
of excited right now.
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RooM: The Agency
When design firm Pentagram
puts together their annual holiday card, you can be sure it will
have people talking. This year is no exception as they poke fun at
the corporate jargon often heard around the office. The card's
design is basic in contrast with the phrases and language it
denounces. They've posted some images on their Flickr page, so flip
through the seven verses - a cross between a Dr. Seuss book and a
De La Soul track - and try to forget the time you used the word
'creovation' at the dinner table.
Gamechanger: A Cautionary Tale of Corporate Jargon
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