Jack's: Let's reconsider our "users"

jacks:

us·er
/ˈyo͞ozər/

Noun
1. A person who uses or operates something, esp. a computer or other machine.
2. A person who takes illegal drugs; a drug user.

Synonyms
consumer

During a Square Board meeting, our newest Director Howard Schultz, pulled me aside and asked a simple question.

“Why…

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Ryan Hamrick: Top-Level Vector Lettering Tips from Dribbble

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The topic of vectoring letters seemed to repeatedly come up this weekend in discussions I was having with just about everyone at Creative South.

Eventually, I really do plan to continue my lettering column over on The Industry, that is, if they’ll have me back.

For now, though, I’ve…

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Editorially Blog: Introducing Editorially

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Most writing applications fall into one of two camps. Old-school WYSIWYG (“what you see is what you get”) tools provide lots of options for formatting and making templates, but they’re bloated and trapped in a model for writing that still assumes paper as its final destination. Underlying these…

My year with letters: A new year's resolution

myyearwithletters:

I have been drawing letters for a year now. I did different experiments, discovered calligraphy but I wanted to go a bit further. Yesterday I saw a video from Lynda.com with Jessica Hische where she explained how she used to do side projects to practice her skills but also get a bit of visibility….

Stuff in my head: UX is simple

mistermorris:

If something is unclear - clarify it

If something is arduous - lighten the load

If something is complex - make it simpler

If something is over verbose - strip it back

If something is ambiguous - clarify it

If something is big - make it feel manageable

If people get lost let them find…

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‘Good people drink good beer’ letterpress poster printed on a 1930s proofing press with original wooden type blocks by atwopipeproblem.

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‘Good people drink good beer’ letterpress poster printed on a 1930s proofing press with original wooden type blocks by atwopipeproblem.