I’m currently knee-deep in the latest project at school — designing a complete system for a line of paperbacks, hardcover books and a magazine (including the covers, interior type treatment, etc, etc). On that note, Arctic Paper is amazing; they delivered dummies and sample paper inside of 48 hours.
These days, it feels like the typography department is my second home. Here’s a quick run-down of the other people at school with an online presence, most of them are in type design:
If I’ve left anyone out, drop me a line or punch me in the hallway. And now I should stop procrastinating.
To Helvetica and Back, a number of alternatives to the ubiquitous typeface
Manuale Typographicum by Hermann Zapf, beautiful type specimens from 1954.
Sleepytown Sound is a ponytail-free recording studio in Toronto run by Ryan Mills (the guy who got me into grunge/design back in the day). It’s hot shit.
BFD. The best in newspaper cover design, albeit currently focused on the American market.
Remembering Ed Arnold. The first true guru of newspaper design.
A good article on taking critique at Bearskinrug, required reading for artists and designers. Don’t shoot the messenger.