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This week self-described “burly Texas native” Ryan Feerer curated Design Envy, and his passion for typography and illustration came across loud, clear and fun. See all of his selections here, and don’t forget to cast your vote—the most popular designs will become part of a special collection in the AIGA Design Archives!
As shared on bigthink.com, consumer electronics manufacturer Cisco Systems predicts that by 2012 the number of mobile devices with internet connections will surpass the number of humans on Earth. What does that mean for designers? Well, for one thing, webinars like these are becoming increasingly important.
“Can a custom typeface help a city flourish?” GOOD tells the story of a group of designers in Chattanooga who are betting on it.
Over at HOW, Chris Butler wrapped up a short series on forward-thinking design with insights from seven designers on skills you need that you may not have learned in school and the future of the practice.
NPR Music launched a new iPad App with a little help from their friends, who, lucky for them, include famous bands. On the All Songs Considered blog, they announced that on March 7 they’ll celebrate with an exclusive in-app concert with The Shins performing songs from their new record Port of Morrow.
Anything noteworthy that we missed? Tell us in the comments.
Compiled by Sue Apfelbaum and Rasika Welankiwar
Top stories this week: Happy Cog’s live redesign, Jezebel borrowing from SVA, Design Envy picks from Able Parris and more.
Top stories this week: A new partner at Pentagram, Bloomberg Businessweek’s newfound edge, learning responsive design as you go, Design Envy picks from Joan Raspo and more.
Top stories this week: redesigns, Facebook’s IPO, IxDA People’s Choice Award, a dearth of critical discourse on design, Design Envy picks from Jonnie Hallman and more.
In 2015, AIGA Arizona issued a call for the year's best work. Read our interview with the agency leader whose submission garnered 1st Place, and find out which submissions took the other nine spots.
Young Creative Agency, a new design education organization in New Orleans, is headed to San Francisco May 26-27, 2015. There, its mission to pay at-risk high school students a fair wage to learn and practice design will compete against other finalists
in Teach For America's Social Innovation Award.
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