Lyman Manzanares

Learn by doing, experimenting

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“You cannot get educated by this self-propagating system in which people study to pass exams, and teach others to pass exams, but nobody knows anything. You learn something by doing it yourself, by asking questions, by thinking, and by experimenting.”― Prof. Richard Feynman

Be super specific of the use-case

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“If you can’t find any users for your idea often the first thing you can do to find some is be even more specific about the use-case it works best for. Do it even if it means the market is small because a small market is better than no market. You can often widen it […]

Doing My Father’s Work

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“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.” ― Adams, John […]

Libre Franklin Thin

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“Logograms pose a more difficult question. An increasing number of persons and institutions, from archy and mehitabel to PostScript and TrueType, come to the typographer in search of special treatment. In earlier days it was kings and deities whose agents demanded that their names be written in a larger size or set in a specially […]

Oswald Regular

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“Type designers are, at their best, the Stradivarii of literature: not merely makers of salable products, but artists who design and make the instruments that other artists use.”― Robert Bringhurst, The Elements of Typographic Style