Good morning from Sunrise! As in Florida where it's perpetually summer. We have collected some news and ephemera happening around the interwebs.
One of our OWS team members worked with a magazine editor who typically read aloud while editing. So every issue was fully absorbed by the surrounding staff before it went to print. Nonetheless, this method is a great one for self editing, much like these two other tips. And who doesn't need to do this in today's quick-response world?
Handmade and lettered signs held by the homeless are a part of our visual landscape. What if they were designed by and art director? Would this improve their reach? One AD tried to find out.
Helvetica is more ubiquitous than the above signs. But what if you take the universal font and paint it on people's smiling, frowning, or grimacing faces? You get a whole new thing, just look.
Yes, there is a difference between Miami and Miami Beach, but which one is better? Read (and listen to) this article from WLRN to learn the difference.