Telling tales through typography

Ever thought of how iconic The Beetles logo would look in Telugu? Or the Telugu alphabet spelling out an object in the actual shape of it? Typography is the technique of arranging letters legibly while shaping it into a piece of art and Koushik Gaddam aka samba_the_designer is showing how it’s done in his own […]

Bill Yoast Dies: Inspiration For Coach Portrayal In ‘Remember The Titans’ Was 94

Bill Yoast, the football coach whose personality was portrayed by Will Patton in the film Remember The Titans, has died. He was 94 and passed at an assisted living facility in Springfield, Virginia, according to a news release from the Alexandria City Public Schools. Yoast coached at Francis C. Hammond High School, an all-white school, before integration in the […]

See which Democratic candidate has the best (and worst) typography

Political campaign typography: When it works, it’s iconic (and sometimes it’s so not working that it’s equally iconic). All the other times, it pretty much just seems uniformly meh. In the words of Matthew Butterick–typographer, programmer, lawyer, and delightfully dry-witted design educator–type design is where “candidates tend to be more successful revealing their characteristic limitations.” And this, Butterick argues only half-jokingly, means that […]

MLB Is Still Missing The Mark On Advancing The Game

Flame-throwing pitchers like Aroldis Chapman can be traced back to many of the trends baseball now encounters, some of them negatively impacting the game. But trying to cure those symptoms is another example of MLB missing the point on attracting new fans. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) The premise is good, and it’s accurate. And calling out […]

Citroen 19_19 concept takes aviation inspiration

PARIS — Citroen says its 19_19 concept takes inspiration from the worlds of aviation and interior design to offer the brand’s vision of future full-electric and autonomous long-distance luxury travel. The 19_19 has a range of 499 miles, which Citroen describes as “extended mobility to escape from the cities.” In areas where the infrastructure allows […]

Oculus Quest launch games pricing: Only 1 is over $30

Facebook provided the prices planned by developers for their May 21 launch on Oculus Quest. Oculus Quest is the $400 all-in-one VR system from Facebook which ships with a pair of intuitive hand controllers. There are more than 50-plus titles planned for launch and the games selected represent Facebook’s effort to curate a high-quality console-like experience […]

Top of the List: Largest Triad Web Design Firms

This week, Triad Business Journal features the region’s largest web design firms, ranked by number of Triad web designers. Here are the top five: Beacon Technologies Inc., 32 Triad web designers Kreber, 16 Triad web designers Pace, 15 Triad web designers Wildfire, 11 Triad web designers Trone Brand Energy (tie), 8 Triad web designers Atlantic […]

Tata Steel will continue to explore various business options in Europe

New Delhi: Tata Steel has not given up on its plans of merging its business in Europe, a top company official said while terming the European Commission’s feedback on the proposed joint venture with Thyssenkrupp as a “speed breaker”. The company’s aim is to make European business stronger for which it will continue to explore various business […]

Explore the Wu-Tang Clan’s world of Kung Fu inspiration at SBS On Demand

“Toad style is immensely strong and immune to nearly any weapon. When it’s properly used it’s almost invincible…” – “‘Da Mystery of Chessboxin’” by the Wu-Tang Clan, sampled from Kung Fu movie Five Deadly Venoms It’s hard to overstate the impact that the Wu-Tang Clan’s debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), had on hip hop when […]