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f8 Conference Badges “Now who are you again?” Facebook designers stumbled upon a novel approach to the usual name tag problems.

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“The conference badge is a challenging design conundrum. John D. Berry duly likens them to highway signs in this Font magazine article. How do we create a template for names which vary widely in length, while making each one legible enough to reduce the chances of an awkward chest gaze?

The in-house design team at Facebook, including Ben Barry and Everett Katigbak, engineered one of the more innovative solutions in their tags for last year’s f8, the Facebook developer conference.”

Posted by Stephen Coles, Mar 23, 2011

via http://fontsinuse.com/f8-conference-badges/

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Written by Christiane

April 12, 2011 at 1:46 pm

Posted in Badges

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