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Spot illustrations for a book called Curious Iconic Craft, by Human After All
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Curious Iconic Craft
 
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Spot illustrations for Curious Iconic Craft by Human After All
- a limited-edition book on the creative processes and principles behind
two award-winning film and youth culture magazines.
 
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The little guys below represent all the different
types of black ink designers can use
 
Flat Black
 
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C0 M0 Y0 K100 
For the purist. A solid K plate, a little washed-out yet crisp and satisfying.
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Rich Black
 
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C40 M30 Y30 K100
A strong, rich black with a cool undertone.
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Warm Black
 
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C0 M60 Y0 K100
A distinct, toasty black, with a purple-like hue.
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Golden Black
 
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C0 M0 Y60 K100
The weighty yellow gives a tinge of brown
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Cool Black
 
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C50 M0 Y0 K100 
A rich black that's slightly cooler than pure K. Sometimes referred to as a 'kicker'.
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Designer Black
 
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C70 M50 Y30 K100 
The strongest black that's safe to use, pushes the TIC way up.
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Registration Black
 
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C100 M100 Y100 K100
Purely for printers to use off the edge of the page – they'll call and complain if you try to use it anywhere else.
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Different types of font

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'Thinnerising' tool kit
 
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Kerning
 
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The baseline grid
 
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Building a grid
 
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Making a photo-edit
 
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The importance of pacing
 
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Late night snacks
 
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The correct way to lift a box
 
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Large parcel
 
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Small parcel
 
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The correct sitting position
 
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A tasty burger
 
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