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Learning Tools

At the Museum of African Art this past weekend, I came across an item I didn’t think belonged. Yet, here it was: a child’s learning tool. In school, children need tools to learn. Today, it is the computer. Back in American one-room schoolhouses, with scarce paper and pencils, students used individual chalkboards. In mid-19th century […]

Comic Sans (aka: Public Enemy #1, How To Fail In Graphic Design, Oh God That Font, Get That Thing Away From Me, Why Your Design Fails In The First Place, etc.)

Yes, yes… I know for my first examination of horrible fonts, choosing this font to pick on is like shooting fish in a barrel. It goes without saying that in the world of graphic design, Comic Sans is an absolute joke; a complete punchline to the testament of horrible typographic selection and design choices, up […]