Spring Break Is Over...
Some of us went out of town, some out of the country and I bet a good number stayed right here to relax and catch up on a few things. Since the time is flying by this semester, here is a quick update on FUSE goings-on. Our 5 (or 10) pieces for mctcfuse.com were due last Monday, tomorrow we’re hanging posters for Rock For Design our benefit concert, oh and our 25 professional contacts list is...
Google Web Fonts
Its fun and easy to add a little typographic style to your website. Just a few lines of CSS and your site will be the talk of the town. http://www.google.com/webfonts#ChoosePlace:select I just snuck into this site’s code and edited it to use “Stint Ultra Expanded” by Astigmatic, a Google Web font. It took all of 5 mins!
Typographica: Favorite Typefaces of 2011
Topic of The Week: Typography
VIRB Meetup Poster by Ryan vs. Clark ryanvsclark.com/virb-meet-up-poster Okay, we’ve all had Type 1 class, we have our favorite fonts and we feel pretty good about our skills. But how can we stay tuned in and keep getting better at typography? This week’s focus will be type, in print and on the web. Type can ignite our designs, lets dig in.
AIGA: FEBRUARY MEMBERSHIP DEAL!
Students: now until February 20th—you can join AIGA for a year for Only $50!!!! Check out all the bennys and join here: http://www.aiga.org/membership-student/
Insights Lecture Series: Aaron Draplin
Aaron Draplin is here to inspire us with his work, process and experience. He’ll be at the Walker Cinema March 6th, 7-9pm. Only $10 for students! Register for tickets today
CO Exhibitions & Gastro Non Grata
Look! Another Great Event tomorrow night! Burlesque, Jenniver Davis and more… See what MN Designers and Artists imagine then re-imagine.
Topic of the week: Get Involved Locally
Designers are always updating their portfolios, their skills, their network and their style. Getting involved in our amazing design community here in the Twin Cities is a great way to keep with the times and even make a new friend here and there. This week FUSE is searching out great upcoming events to attend. If you find anything that might be interesting please let us know! Here is an event at...
FUSE is Minneapolis Community and Technical College’s Print and Web Graphic Design Spring 2012 Portfolio Show happening May 1st and 2nd. FUSE has big plans. Stay posted!