Miguel Reyes Breathes New Life Into Type Design

Emilee Geist

This profile is part of our series “Quiénes Somos,” which focuses on nine amazing and original creators in the Latinx community. You can read more by visiting our Latinx Heritage Month homepage.

Miguel Reyes, originally from Puebla, Mexico, studied graphic design at Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla before working as a type designer, graphic artist and publication designer in Mexico City and Barcelona. He later studied type design at the Centro de Estudios Gestalt in Veracruz, Mexico, and attended the Type and Media master’s course at KABK in The Hague, Netherlands. He began working with Commercial Type, a digital type foundry, in 2013. His work has been honored by the New York Type Directors Club, the Latin American Typography Biennial, and the Fine Press Book Association.

How would you describe what you do to someone who’s not involved in the vicinity industries? How do non-design people respond when you tell

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These Textile Designs Protest the Invisibility of Black Women in Western Art

Emilee Geist

Throughout August, VICE UK will be spotlighting projects from graduates across University of the Arts London.

Every summer, University of the Arts London holds physical showcases for their graduates. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, everything for 2020 has been moved online, to UAL Graduate Showcase – a virtual platform created with IBM, hosting work from thousands of students across art, design, fashion, communication, media and performing arts.

Throughout August, VICE UK will be spotlighting projects from graduates across the six colleges that make up University of the Arts London.

Journey of Marks is a stance against the removal of Black women from the Western art scene. It’s also an exploration of the artist’s African identity and heritage. The project consists of drawings, mark making, ripped pieces, weaving, spray-painted dot work and digital printing. Hope Mhlope used her iPad to design digital prints due to COVID-19 shutting printing studios and

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Tech giants police their own online campaign ads as government disagrees on regulation

Emilee Geist

(InvestigateTV) – On websites and social media sites from Facebook to Instagram, political campaigns are trying to click with voters.

“Do President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump still have your support?”

“Did you see who Joe Biden picked for VP?”

“Who would Jesus vote for?”

All of those ads were designed to get potential voters to engage. Links route to surveys, campaign pages, blogs, online shops or email address collection and campaign donation sites.

Online ads are hugely beneficial to political campaigns. Instead of placing an ad in the biggest paper in a swing state or buying a slot during a primetime show with a possible demographic match to a campaign – strategists can drill down deeper.

These Facebook ads ran in September and attempt to get users to engage with campaigns. Often campaigns use interactive ads to get people to donate money, take surveys or provide contact information. Facebook has rules dictating interactive ads - including that anything that appears to work like a survey with clickable options actually works in the way it is portrayed.
These Facebook ads ran in September and attempt to get users to engage with campaigns. Often campaigns use interactive ads to get people to donate money, take surveys or provide contact
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Dylan Farrow Is Back in the Public Eye. This Time It’s on Her Terms

Emilee Geist

Dylan Farrow at a park in Bridgewater, Conn., on September 21 Credit – Celeste Sloman for TIME

Dylan Farrow nearly lunges across a table to offer me a “social-distance gamer solidarity hug.” We have been sitting at opposite corners of a park picnic bench in Bridgewater, Conn., for nearly an hour dancing around the themes of her debut novel, a fantasy book called Hush (out Oct. 6), when we realize that we have both recently lost weeks—O.K., months—to the same fantasy video game: Fire Emblem: Three Houses. We both prefer the rare games in which you can play as a female avatar, preferably one who righteously shoots misogynists with arrows.

“Have you seen my author photo?” she asks, scrolling through her phone. In it, she’s wearing a necklace that looks like a crescent moon, but in fact is a family crest from Fire Emblem.

Farrow has been obsessed

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Amazon Is A Treasure Trove For Small-Space Furniture Scores

Emilee Geist

The days of physically traipsing through staged showrooms to pick out preassembled home pieces that you then wait weeks or even months to be delivered have been replaced by fast and affordable virtual convenience. Amazon hasn’t just transformed the ease with which we’re able to shop everything from beauty to tech and wellness essentials at the push of an add-to-cart button, the mega-retailer has also created an online furniture warehouse with extensively reviewed stock running the gamut of styles and price points.

Unlike your organized weekend excursions to Ikea or Target, Amazon’s online aisles can feel a little more uncharted. So, to help you navigate the best buys for your bucks, we weeded through the Wild Product West and pulled out the savviest small-space solutions worth buying. Whether it’s a loveseat from a vetted Amazon-exclusive brand, a funkier but still top-rated storage piece, or a compact utility-style table for your

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51 meaningful gift ideas your wife will love

Emilee Geist

These are the best gifts for wives for 2020.
These are the best gifts for wives for 2020.

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.

It might seem like all of your wife’s favorite gifts come from herself, but there’s a world of opportunity awaiting if you want to take the lead on surprising her with the gift she’s been wanting all year long.

Not sure what to get your favorite lady? You’ve come to the right spot. Here at Reviewed, we’ve tested oodles of products, from foot spas to fitness trackers and everything in between. With dozens of gift ideas to choose from, there’s something for every wife on our list. Happy shopping!

1. For the wife who is into essential oils: Asaskuki 100ml diffuser

Best gifts for wives 2020: Airomé Serenity Medium Diffuser
Best gifts for wives 2020: Airomé Serenity Medium Diffuser

When it comes to aromatherapy, distribution is as essential as the oils,

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Region in a Minute: Plaistow YMCA to hold Trunk or Treat Saturday | Haverhill

Emilee Geist

PLAISTOW — The Plaistow Community YMCA will hold a “Trunk or Treat” Halloween event on Saturday, Oct. 3, from noon to 2:30 p.m. 

Families can sign up to be a “trunker” or a “treater” (or both) by visiting online at northshoreymca.org. Trunkers hand out candy while treaters receive candy.

This event is open to the Haverhill and Plaistow communities and will be held outside in the back parking lot at 175 Plaistow Road.

Decorate your trunk, wear a costume and hand out candy or prizes. Winner of the best decorated trunk will receive a special prize. Please keep all decoration themes family friendly. Safety and sanitation guidelines will be in effect.

Sign up children for a 45-minute time block to visit all of the trunks by calling 603-382-0641 or online at northshoreymca.org under “Schedules” then “Plaistow Community YMCA.” Click on the arrow to find Oct. 3 then scroll down to

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White Milano Evolves in a COVID-19 World

Emilee Geist

Refinery29

Meet The Women Decolonizing Sustainable Fashion

It’s time to wake up. On Global Day of Climate Action, VICE Media Group is solely telling stories about our current climate crisis. Click here to meet young climate leaders from around the globe and learn how you can take action.As demand for sustainable fashion grows, so does the need to navigate its myths. Misleading information is everywhere, from corporate greenwashing to the notion that all women are empowered by eco-conscious choices. One of the most prevailing and dangerous misconceptions about green fashion is that it’s a movement conceived by the West and led by white people. Sustainable fashion has let down people of color time and time again, whether through spotlighting majority-white representatives, favoring Western branding as the prevailing and acceptable aesthetic, or absorbing the capitalist notion that it’s a lifestyle to buy your way into.With strong historical, spiritual, and ancestral relationships

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Facebook and Twitter keep fact-checking Trump on voting by mail. He’s undeterred.

Emilee Geist

When President Donald Trump’s Facebook account Monday posted an evidence-free assertion that mail-in ballots “cannot be accurately counted,” the social media giant responded, placing a label on the post that said simply: “Visit the Voting Information Center for election resources and official updates.”

That did not sit well with some of Facebook’s critics.

“That label is worse than nothing,” Kate Starbird, a University of Washington associate professor of human-centered design and engineering, said in a tweet.

Facebook later changed the label to make it more aggressive, describing a “long history of trustworthiness” for both voting in person and by mail. A parallel scene played out with Twitter, where an identical claim from the president resulted in a short label: “Learn how voting by mail is safe and secure.”

But Facebook and Twitter still left the posts up.

Facebook and Twitter announced months ago that this is how they would

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Nokia signs 5G deal to become BT’s largest infrastructure partner

Emilee Geist

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Sep 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
Press Release

Nokia signs 5G deal to become BT’s largest infrastructure partner

  • Nokia increases market share of BT’s Radio Access Network after selection as 5G RAN supplier

29 September 2020

Espoo, Finland – Nokia today announced that it has extended its long-term strategic relationship with BT into the 5G arena, following its selection as a 5G RAN vendor for the UK operator. As part of the deal, which will make Nokia BT’s largest equipment provider, Nokia will provide equipment and services at BT radio sites across the UK, helping to evolve BT’s radio access network to 5G and supporting its goal of maintaining the UK’s best network.

BT’s Nokia-powered network, which currently includes Greater London, the Midlands and rural locations, will be extended to also cover multiple other towns

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