If This Then That / Everything.rdaniel.net

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I’ve been trying out the web service If This Then That lately to make an archive of all (ideally anyway) the work I make or post this year.

If you’re not familiar… Continue Reading

Posted in Web on February 24th, 2012

Type Truck vs. Rob Roy Kelly!

D. Shields inking type for the Type Truck vs. Rob Roy Kelly print

Kyle Durrie’s Type Truck (on Twitter @typetruck) visited UT’s illustrious Rob Roy Kelly Type Collection.

The Rob Roy Kelly Collection is… Continue Reading

Posted in Print on January 11th, 2012

Students Mapping!

View Graphic Design 1 Audio Maps in a larger map

I’m currently teaching Graphic Design 1 and one of the two major projects in the class is the creation of a map documenting a trip students take regularly.… Continue Reading

Posted in Maps on November 24th, 2011


Type and Film

I’m also blogging, building, designing at typeandfilm.com, which will be a limited-run publication about the intersection of typography and film.

On that site, we’re currently working out the visual identity (and maybe the rest of the… Continue Reading

Posted in Type on November 24th, 2011

Poynor on Postmodernism

In my Design History class, I read this shortly before we got to postmodernism. And, now, after trying to talk about the sprawl of postmodern design, this piece by Rick Poynor seems that much more relevant.

In an essay… Continue Reading

Posted in Design Writing on November 23rd, 2011

La historia de Gutenberg y tipos moviles desde Cantinflas

Gutenberg y Cantinflas y tipos moviles

Apparently there was an episode of the Cantinflas cartoon about Gutenberg and movable type, including a brief history of type before movable type. Who knew?

via Printeresting

Posted in Print on November 23rd, 2011

Miniature Books at the HRC

UT’s Harry Ransom Center posted recently about acquiring a collection of miniature books.

For some reason, I’m particularly into this part of the article:

“…the seemingly impossible tasks of aligning a page’s front and back during printing, setting… Continue Reading

Posted in Books on May 5th, 2011

Weblaunch Files

For Weblaunch 4/19/11.

Download the demo html/css files.

Posted in Web on April 19th, 2011

Naked App Store

App store as a plain unordered list, sans formatting

Something went wrong earlier when looking at updates on the iPhone App Store. I suppose the CSS didn’t load, and this was the result. It’s kind of comforting to see that a little ul is behind it all. Maybe… Continue Reading

Posted in Glitch on April 14th, 2011

Lifehacker Guide to Making a Website

Lifehacker recently had a good series on making a website, called “How to Make a Web Site: The Complete Beginner’s Guide.” It’s pretty good, with info on writing html/css, finding a web host, and the process as a whole.

Posted in Web on April 12th, 2011