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  1. Photo by Matt Jones aka moleitau.
  2. Interfaces are made of words Carl Collins
  3. Carl is likely to curse. He apologizes in advance if you are offended by his lack of decorum.
  4. Prelude.
  5. Carl Collins @carlrc At a big digital agency.
  6. “ Great stories happen to those who can tell them.” - Ira Glass
  7. Interfaces are Made of Words
  8. Words
  9. Words Design
  10. Words Code Design
  11. Illustrations Habits Letters Timing
  12. Illustrations Habits Letters Timing
  13. illustrations Breathless.
  14. “ I’m sorry this letter is so long, I didn’t have time to write a short one.” - Anton Chekov
  15. “ Short bursts of text are highly addictive, like wordcrack.” - Erika Hall
  16. illustrations Tonalities.
  17. From Hugh MacLeod at gapingvoid.
  18. The key to good writing is not that magical glass of Bordeaux, the right kind of tobacco or that groovy background music. The key is focus. What you need to write well is a spartan setting that allows you to fully concentrate on your text and nothing but your text. Many professional writers use SimpleText or Textedit because these are the only writing programs that are totally distraction free. But text editors are not perfect. That’s why we made Writer.
  19. illustrations Stringing Us along.
  21. illustrations Formalities.
  22. illustrations Etc.
  23. Illustrations Habits Letters Timing
  24. “ You get the skills you use.” ~ Spencer Thursfield
  25. Habits Keep the Car Running.
  26. From Hugh MacLeod at gapingvoid.
  27. Habits Who is doing the talking?
  28. Hello Head Copywriter, let’s be Friends.
  29. Hey, Marketing Director, Um, I’m a little lost. Can you Help Me?
  30. Illustrations Habits Letters Timing
  31. Words Design
  32. Letters Words are made of Letters.
  33. “ Web Design is 95% typography” - Oliver Reichenstein
  34. 6 different pe treatments.
  35. Letters Readability.
  36. “ Iterating on optimal reading solutions.” - Craig Mod
  37. “ Typography is a beautiful group of letters, not a group of beautiful letters.” - Matthew Carter
  38. Dear Designer, How would you Do this?
  39. Illustrations Habits Letters TIMING
  40. Words Code
  41. TIMING GRoundHog Day.
  42. TimING get Over aWkward.
  43. Engineer, Engineer, What can we do?
  44. RemAINDERS.
  45. Words
  46. Words Design
  47. Words Code Design
  48. “ All of us who do creative work...we get into it because we have good taste.” - Ira Glass
  51. Alright. That’s Enough out Of Me.
  52. Thanks.
  53. You’re THe Best.
  54. postscript Points of Reference.
  55. Punctation by Brendan Dawes
  56. cadence & Slang by Nick Disabato