moodboard inspiration + tutorial.

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itsphotoshop. i kept admiring all these kinds of cool collage mood boards when i then stumbled upon a great photoshop tutorial from itsphotoshop to make a diamond-shaped mood board — diamonds are a girl’s best friend, am i right? i love playing with mood boards in photoshop and coming up with all kinds of graphic inspiration — i mean the possibilities are... 
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i think it’s a sign.

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homegirl london. i love typography — all kinds, including handpainted signage, old neon, any cool vintage signs or letters at all really. i even have a pinboard called alphabet city where i catalog signs and letters i love. in my book see san francisco, i documented a lot of the city’s old signage. we just don’t make signs like we used to — but some... 
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oh so deco.

welcome to miami. / sfgirlbybay

one of my favorite things to do in miami is to roam the streets of the art deco district. it is also known as the miami beach architectural district and is listed on the national register of historic places. built mostly between the 1920s to 1940s, you’ll find hundreds of these preserved buildings along famed ocean drive (between 5th and 15th) and further north around... 
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thoughts for a friday.

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• have you ever read twyla tharp’s the creative process? an old boyfriend recommended it to me, and before i could get really into the book, we broke up. so you know — then the book was tainted for me. look at the book, think of the jerk. but i think i might need it. in this book she breaks down all the aspects of living a creative life, the struggles, joys,... 
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ink on paper.

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simon walker. i love the clever creativity of really good graphic design. and all kinds of type. i’m working on a site redesign (be forewarned, it’s gonna be way different…i hope you like it!). anyhow, i save bits of type i like all the time, and grain edit always inspires. grain edit shares good design from all over the world, right here in our own internet... 
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