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222 votes
13 answers
101k views

What is wrong with Comic Sans?

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125 votes
9 answers
20k views

Why do some logos look dated? How does design age?

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105 votes
8 answers
21k views

Who first discovered CMYK?

84 votes
2 answers
141k views

Difference between kerning vs letter spacing?

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82 votes
6 answers
31k views

What is so good about Helvetica?

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75 votes
8 answers
17k views

How to handle client requests to violate copyrights?

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74 votes
7 answers
28k views

What’s the right character for an apostrophe?

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61 votes
6 answers
14k views

Before computers, how did cartographers draw roads with perfectly parallel sides?

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53 votes
7 answers
9k views

Why do two perfectly adjacent rectangles create black or white lines in between as if they were overlapping or not exactly adjacent?

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53 votes
8 answers
18k views

Q: Gimp vs Photoshop

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52 votes
8 answers
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Designing around an awful logo

46 votes
1 answer
13k views

Why is the minus sign not on the same height as the plus sign?

46 votes
24 answers
156k views

Why are Apple Macs used so much in the graphic design industry?

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45 votes
7 answers
16k views

In a sentence ending with a bold or italicised word, does the period need to be bold/italicised too?

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45 votes
3 answers
7k views

Why should I ever use Unicode’s special characters for Roman numerals?

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43 votes
5 answers
14k views

What is the purpose of using a very dark color for text instead of a pure black?

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36 votes
13 answers
12k views

How can I improve my handwriting ability?

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36 votes
4 answers
8k views

What causes the effect in the Sonos logo?

36 votes
5 answers
8k views

Is Pantone becoming antiquated?

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33 votes
3 answers
11k views

When should someone use ligatures?

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31 votes
6 answers
32k views

What is a symbol showing support for Gay Rights that makes it clear I am a straight supporter?

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31 votes
10 answers
5k views

Logo design - Finding a good mix between the metaphor and legibility

30 votes
7 answers
13k views

Where do professional designers go to look for typefaces?

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28 votes
3 answers
834 views

My Xylophone is off key; Understanding this kerning

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27 votes
3 answers
12k views

What are the differences between Helvetica and Arial?

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27 votes
2 answers
7k views

Are there Cyrillic/Greek/Japanese/Chinese equivalents of Comic Sans?

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27 votes
4 answers
6k views

Why should lines be avoided in tables?

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26 votes
4 answers
11k views

What's the practical difference between a 'glyph' and a 'character'?

26 votes
2 answers
4k views

Do I really need an ſ (long s) in my typeface?

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26 votes
5 answers
15k views

How would I know how good of a designer I am?