Setting Type on the Web to a Baseline Grid by Wilson Miner and First Things First: A design manifesto (2000 ed.)

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Emily Larned artist lecture

Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 7pm

Emily Larned is an artist, writer, designer, and letterpress printer who has been self-publishing for 17 years. Red Charming, established 1999, is her production label. The name is an imaginary bad translation possibly meaning that which is light and heavy at the same time.

Emily received her MFA in Graphic Design from Yale School of Art in 2008. Also in 2008, together with the excellent Bridget Elmer, she co-founded Impractical Labor in Service of the Speculative Arts (ILSSA), a membership organization for those who make experimental or conceptual work with obsolete technology.

From 2001-2009 Emily was an active board member of Booklyn, a not-for-profit artist alliance based in Brooklyn, NY. She served as Vice President for five years and President for one.

Emily’s work is held by over sixty public collections, including the Smithsonian, the Tate, & the Getty, and it has been exhibited around the world. She has taught and lectured widely, and in 2009 was appointed Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Bridgeport. Her studio is in the former American Fabrics factory in the east side of that city. She, her husband, and their cat are poised to move their home to magical Lordship, Connecticut in early 2010.


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Project M is an intensive summer program designed to inspire young graphic designers, writers, photographers and other creative people that their work can have a positive and significant impact on the world.

Website design

A short collection of sleek, minimal, minimal designs…


This FRIDAY, after the SCAPE/formLab Open House from 3-6 pm, check out the
MADE exhibition at the BFA Warehouse from 7-9 pm. Details below…



“MADE”: FSU’s New BFA Design Program to Host it’s First Exhibition

The students of the BFA/BA design seminar at Florida State University are pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition “Made.” FSU has maintained it’s reputation of producing high quality Arts. Recently, the Arts education at FSU has expanded its curriculum further with its introduction of its new BFA Design program. This spring marks the conclusion of many months of design students’ work. The exhibition will open Friday, April 24th at 7:00 pm and close the same night at 9:00 pm. The location of the exhibition will be held at the BFA Warehouse in Railroad Square; 644 McDonnell Dr. This event is free and open to the public. Food and drinks will be provided.

“Made” will include works by ten students from the College of Visual Arts at Florida State University. This year’s show will exhibit animations, paintings, mixed media, photography, installations, etc.

Exhibiting artists include: Rachel “The Punisher” Wood, Tochi “Star Child” Dike, Eric “Little Margin” Garcia, Tony “Big Tuna” Johnson, Della “No Jokes” Johnson, Sarah “The Whip” Kemlage, Beth “Crazy Legs” Lee, Alison “Babyface” Levy, Tina “Sweet T” Meyer, and Bryant “The Ringer” Villasana.

Railroad Square
644 McDonnell Dr.
April 24th, 2009
7:00-9:00 pm

For further information contact Sarah Kemlage at or Rachel Wood,

Freud’s ‘Mystic Writing Pad’ and Neil on ‘Designing Web Interfaces’

Sigmund Freud, A Note upon the “Mystic Writing Pad” (1925)

Theresa Neil, Designing Web Interfaces: 12 Standard Screen Patterns