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By Andrew Liszewski on at

Shape Type: How Font Designers Have Fun

You wouldn't think an online game that has players painstakingly adjusting bezier handles to reshape letters from various fonts would be remotely interesting. But even if you're not a font designer or graphically inclined, I guarantee your years of sub-consciously staring at well crafted magazines, newspapers and ads will help you play, and even enjoy, Shape Type.

What Do You Think of Virgin Media's Very-British New Logo?

By Kat Hannaford on at

Richard Branson's Virgin Media has dresses itself in a new logo with the union jack making its first appearance, presumably to fall into line with the Virgin-branded aircraft line. According to Virgin, it's to celebrate its very-British-heritage, and comes at a time when the world's fixated on the UK thanks to the Olympics, the Diamond Jubilee, and Pippa Middleton's bum.

Recycling as Art and Lighting

By Jack Loftus on at

Before you go tossing that coffee cup or plastic spoon into the rubbish or even the recycling bin, why don't you send it along to artist Christian DuCharme? The man's made a name for himself making lights from discarded utensils.