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February 19, 2019

How African American Art and Culture Blossomed During the Harlem Renaissance

In the early 20th century, New York City’s Harlem neighborhood underwent a historic transformation. During what is now described as the Harlem Renaissance, the area thrived as a cultural hub for African Americans, culminating in unprecedented advancements in art, literature, and music. Though this “golden age” lasted less than 20 years, its legacy has lived on for decades.

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February 18, 2019

10+ Hand Lettering Tools to Help You Create Your Own Extraordinary Alphabet

Want to make your text sing? Or how about dance? Hand lettering turns the ordinary alphabet into something exciting—something that’s as illustrative as it is functional. Created by individual typographers, an artist adds their distinctive flair to letterforms that pack each glyph with personality. The results elevate text that would otherwise be considered simply ordinary. While it might seem like hand lettering is only meant for professional typographers, it’s not.

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February 18, 2019

Expectant Moms Are Turning Their Ultrasound Images Into “Sonogram Nails”

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Sarah Fraser | Podcast (@heyfrase) on Sep 28, 2018 at 4:12am PDT With today’s technologies, expectant mothers and fathers can see their unborn children with increasing ease. Ultrasounds let excited parents-to-be catch a glimpse of their little ones, whose prenatal portraits are given to them as souvenirs.

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