Your regular dose of Creative Boom, featuring highlights from the past seven days including Tré Seals on protect graphics and typography, our latest podcast guest Izzy Burton and why logos get changed.
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Carrie font by Vocal Type
Tips  /  Career
Tré Seals on protest graphics, typography and getting into design with Pentagram partner Naresh Ramchandani
Tré Seals has been (quite rightly) getting many people in the design and font world talking lately. His type foundry Vocal Type aims to create typefaces that reflect and encourage diversity in design directly through their letterforms.
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Inspiration  /  Graphic Design
O Street injects some fun and optimism in 'online at home' rebrand for Glasgow Film Festival
Glasgow design studio O Street has worked with local independent cinema, Glasgow Film Theatre, to rebrand its beloved annual festival.
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Latest Podcast
41 - Izzy Burton on her passion for storytelling and what it's like to direct your own films
Podcast  /  Episode 41
Izzy Burton on her passion for storytelling and what it's like to direct your own films
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Inspiration  /  Graphic Design
Childish kicks off its 'design for better purposes' with new identity for plant-based baby food
After 10 years of working for large corporates who "don't care about the environment, animals or people", Andy Lester decided to set up his own studio, all with the aim to "design for better purposes".
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Features  /  Book Club
A new way of seeing the 'Alphabet of Art' thanks to a spectacles brand
Glasses brand Warby Parker doesn't just help people see with the use of corrective lenses: it makes them see in new ways by exposing them to some of the most influential artists of the 20th century.
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Resources  /  Learning
Can logos change anything? And why do logos get changed?
Whatever you want to know about designing today's logos, their history or the key players who make them, you'll probably find it in a book titled, you guessed it, Logo: The Reference Guide to Symbols and Logotypes.
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Bob and Roberta Smith, photo by John Millar
Inspiration  /  Art & Culture
'When you are teaching art, you're helping people realise who and what they are'
"Teaching art is akin to a human right; art teachers are human rights workers," says artist Bob and Roberta Smith, discussing the effects of the pandemic on arts education with UK charity The Arts Society.
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Recommended Reading
The Great British Art Tour: an 18th-century Kardashian? Meet the original influencer
Louise Cooling – The Guardian
I swapped 18-hour days stuck at a desk to surf with seals in Wales
Sophia Waterfield – Wired
5 questions to ask about any climate change solution
Bill Gates – Ideas by TED
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