This font is called Fontin Sans. We just started using it and it has wormed its way into our collective hearts because of its lovely ligature sets. Ligatures – connected letterforms – are mostly ignored by modern typeface design, so when we see them, we celebrate. They remind us that typography design is an art unto itself.
Over the last few issues of First Tuesday we’ve been discussing the complex series of analysis we perform in our minds, nearly instantaneously, when we “measure” the value of creative work. This process results in an opinion, and determines how we react to the materials we’re viewing. Continue reading
Karen Maxwell, FLUX Co-founder, is on a crusade to stop Breast Cancer. Karen accepted the challenge and is participating in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. She will walk is 39.5 miles this September and has pledged to raise money for much needed medical research.
Check out these shocking statistics:
* Every 3 minutes another person is diagnosed with breast cancer.
* Every 14 minutes another person dies from breast cancer.
* 41,000 people will die from my breast cancer this year.
Please consider supporting Karen and her efforts to create a world without breast cancer. The life you help save may be your own or a loved one’s. Use the link below to donate, or if you would prefer to write a check, you can make it payable to the “Avon Walk for Breast Cancer” and send it FLUXbranding directly.
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We’re sure we don’t need to tell you about Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicating her throne to make way for her son, the new King Willem. And while the pomp and circumstance (and crazy hats) of royal gatherings are always entertaining, the thing that knocked us over in the art Continue reading