Digital Bodleian

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The Bodleian library has brought together their numerous collections int one online catalog, and has standardized the metadata so all the collections may be searched simultaneously. To digitize this repository they have  scanned over 25,314 metres, (or meters to a Yankee like myself)  of archives and manuscripts. All of the 11,000,000+ printed pages of illustration, maps and manuscripts are available online in all of […]

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Vegetable Calligraphy – via Ian Bernard

Ian Bernard is a type designer and custom letterer that I learned about via my Facebook  feed. In this video he demonstrates how it is not the tools that we use as designers that make good work but the skills we posses.

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Makerbook – The best free resources for creatives.

Makerbook.net is a hand-picked directory of free resources for creatives. With resources for photography, mockups, graphics, textures, audio, video, fonts as well as colors. A bit about the site – Makerbook was founded by Craig Barber.  It was inspired by the startup resource site StartupStash. Like StartupStash, all the resources featured on Makerbook are free and high quality. Source: Makerbook & Medium

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