Just Your Type

Type, design, writing and other funny stuff

Month: October 2018

Widows and orphans and runts – oh my!

Before I start this post, let me be clear: no, I do not want to go out back and fight you. If you invite three book designers to a party, one will disagree with the other two about what widows, orphans, and runts are, voices will be raised, drinks will be thrown, and...

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300 dpi JPEG: No such thing?

Book Designer Person asked you to provide a 300-dpi JPEG of your headshot. "Fine, right away" you say. You open your image editor and resize your lovey face using its export options, like this… …and you email her the resulting JPEG image. The next morning she writes...

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Who's this guy?

"Mick" is Michael Campbell, a book designer, graphic artist and writer. His humor column, The Dumpster, closes every issue of Food & Spirits Magazine. Author of Are You Going To Eat That?, and the new 2017 book of seventy hilarious all new essays, Of Mice and Me.
A singer songwriter too. New CD My Turn Now is available now!