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The Cover Response to Trump

I know I haven’t been very active lately (with the exception of the monthly wallpaper round-up), so lets just blame that on life! Between work and my new workout routine (have any of you gone to an F-45 gym?) I haven’t had a lot of time to devote to being creative.

Last week, I had my wisdom teeth pulled, so I was home on pain meds watching a lot of tv…and of course as a millennial, I was keeping up with the Twitterverse and FB on what was happening in Charlottesville–a place that’s only a two hour drive from my house. I was so deeply saddened by what I saw, but mostly I was disgusted by the fact that President Trump didn’t denounce the bigotry and hatred that was on display. I know that this is a design blog, and that none of you come here to hear my political commentary, or world views, and that I may lose some subscribers after this post; however; as Edmund Burke said, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” So I am starting a conversation…

Yesterday, several magazines released the covers for their next week’s issue, and their take on our President’s disturbing remarks is especially evident! All three had the same idea, but with a different and unique approach in their design.…

18. August 2017 by Svetlana Bilenkina
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Happy New Year!

// Happy New Yearby: Jackson Alves

Happy New Year to all of my wonderful readers! Hope everyone has a fantastic 2013, full of creativity, love and excitement. It’s the year of the snake, and from what my mom tells me, out of all the zodiac signs, this is going to be an amazing year for the Virgo (whoohoo my sign!) so for all your Virgo’s out there, get ready for an exciting year ahead!

…and I just noticed when I got to work this morning, I didn’t have a 2013 calendar yet! So I will be working on a post for next week with a bunch of awesome typographic calendars for sale, for those of you who procrastinated on purchasing one, like myself.

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02. January 2013 by Svetlana Bilenkina
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Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope everyone has a fantastic Thanksgiving with lots of great family time, delicious food, and of course football (Go Dallas)!

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22. November 2012 by Svetlana Bilenkina
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What’s Your Favorite Quote?

Hello everyone and Happy Friday! As many of you know, I am working on a 52-week project where each week I create a typography quote poster, and post it to the blog. I’ve already accomplished 24 posters (yay!), and have only 28 left  to go! So what I need from all of my readers is for you to submit your favorite quotes for me to design for future posters for this project. You can submit one or more by commenting on this post, or sending me an email to svetlana@chic-type.com. And remember, this is an awesome chance to have your favorite quote designed :) Thanks!

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20. July 2012 by Svetlana Bilenkina
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it’s that time of year…

Hey everyone…it’s vacation time! I am going to Europe on a mini adventure for a week, so posts will be more scarce. I’ll look for awesome typography while I’m away, and post all of the cool pics when I get back :) Have a great week!

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18. April 2012 by Svetlana Bilenkina
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…and it’s up!

It took some time and some help—but the blog is finally up and running and I can’t wait to share some of my designs. Thank you to everyone for the encouragement and the help with the quotes and the idea for the entire project! Let the creativity begin…

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10. February 2012 by Svetlana Bilenkina
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