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Hospital staff hang a banner celebrating the transfer of their “mischievous tyrant” boss

When Eunice Adekemi Olamijuwon was transfered from her job as nursing leader at Wesley Guild Hospital in Osun, Nigeria, her staff celebrated by hanging a (now-viral) banner calling her a "mischievous tyrant" and accusing her of a litany of sins, from "arrogance" to "power intoxication" to "******" and "witch hunting."

People identifying themselves as former patients ...

The DIY graphic design/publishing revolution of Letraset

The Pulp Librarian tweeted a fun history of Letraset's rub-on lettering sheets. Launched in 1959, the dry transfer letters transformed DIY design and publishing, from 'zines to record albums! Below are a few of the tweets. Click here for the whole thread!

Davis and Mackenzie – both experienced designers – created Letraset ...

Beautiful handpainted transport signs from south India

South Indian indie publishing house Blaft Publications has tweeted a magnificent thread of hand-painted transportation signs from Kolkata and all around South Bengal, from taxi-door logos to bus-signs to danger signs to "for hire" signs.

They're a riot of gorgeous typography and design, creative and individual and intensely evocative ...

A mysterious nonprofit made millions suing companies to put California cancer warnings on coffee

The Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT) is a nonprofit that kicked off its mysterious existence by filing a string of lawsuits against restaurant chains and coffee roasters for not posting California Proposition 65 notices (the notices are mandatory warnings about the presence of "chemicals known to the state of California to cause ...

Notices at Intel press event seem to say attending photographers must assign copyright to all pictures and videos to the company

Mitch Wagner attended an Intel press and analyst event today where he spotted these notices "posted discreetly in a couple of places on the walls": at first glance, they seem like your garden-variety abusive ******** release ("Abandon hope all ye who enter here") but there's a decidedly Vessel-esque clause that seems to be ...

Woman buys 30 lottery tickets with the same numbers after seeing them “a couple of times during the day” and wins $150,000

A woman in Virginia saw the same group of four numbers, 1-0-3-1, "a couple of times during the day" and decided it was a sign. She went with her gut, bought 20 lottery tickets choosing those same numbers, and then, feeling really good about it, bought another 10 tickets. Using her instincts paid off big.

According ...

4 Key Advantages of Vinyl Banner

10.28.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

If you haven't taken a look at vinyl banners recently, it might be time to reevaluate your views on them. Here are four reasons why the most affordable form of sign advertising might be right for you... ...

5 Steps to Banner Design Greatness

10.20.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

The adoption of digital banner printing for vinyl banners has opened up a whole new sphere of possibilities for what can go on a banner. Gone are the days of simple text and in its place is full color digital printing. ...