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Design 50 2014: Who Shapes Chicago. 03-21-14. We at Segura are extremely honored to be named one of the "Design 50: Who Shapes Chicago 2014" for a second year by NewCity. Read More »

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TDC 1000. 09-17-13. Back in 2001, T26 was honored by the Tokyo Type Directors Club with a Bronze Prize for the T26 Newspaper series of promotional materials for the foundry. It now featured in the new The Tokyo Type Directors Club's TDC 1000 book which features projects that received a Tokyo TDC Annual Awards and celebrates the 25th anniversary of the organization. Read More »

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Segura Fuel. 08-27-13. SEGURA GETS FUELED.
Fuel Your Process founder Brenda Bergen, the creative force behind Wink Design Atelier, asks Carlos Segura (and others) how he gets fueled. Read More »

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Logobook by Taschen. 07-31-13. Two of our logos are part of "Logobook" by Ludovic Houplain from Taschen which features approximately 7000 logo designs organised alphabetically. Read More »

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Design 50: Who Shapes Chicago. 03-24-13. We at Segura are extremely honored to be named one of the "Design 50: Who Shapes Chicago" by NewCity. Read More »

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Slanted to Cuba. 01-01-13. The special 320 page issue #21 of Slanted, titled "Cuban Poster Art – The New Generation", will be released in the Spring 2013, attracting attention to an international level and also showcasing typography, photography, graphic design and illustration. Segura in honored to be a part of the featured artists. Read More »

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The Fifty Project. 11-12-12. Segura, along with Massana have been invited to participate in The Fifty New Logos Project to celebrate the Rolling Stone's 50th Anniversary. Read More »

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Segura at Petit Comite. 11-09-12. Carlos Segura presents to Petit Comite in Barcelona on November 1st, 2012. Read More »

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Segura Nuance. 08-01-12. The number one, volume one Fall issue of Nuance features an interview of Segura by Zach Kaplan, a graphic designer from Chicago. Read More »

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Typography Sketchbooks. 11-22-11. The Jack Daniel's custom font project is featured in Typography Sketchbooks by Steven Heller and Lita Talarico which includes some very impressive talent, such as Matthew Carter, Art Chantry, Milton Glaser, Maira Kalman, Erik Spiekermann, Rick Valicenti and Yee-Haw Industries, to name just a few. Read More »

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SRAM pART Project. 10-19-11. Carlos Segura will be one of three judges for the SRAM pART Project, on November 30th, where artists transform bike parts into art. The art is auctioned off and the proceeds help people in need through World Bicycle Relief. Read More »

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Segura at UTArlighton. 09-01-11. Carlos Segura will give a lecture (which is open to the public) and workshop at the Visual Communications Dept at UTArlington in Dallas on the evening of September 28th, 2011. Read More »

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Segura at Energy BBDO. 06-01-11. Carlos Segura has been invited to speak at Energy BBDO's Creative Salon on Thursday, June 23rd. Read More »

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Covering Comic Books. 05-31-11. Dave Seliger showcases selected comic book covers on Core 77 and includes us as one of "six current cover artists who exemplify the aesthetics of good design and product identity". Read More »

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Proposito interviews Segura. 05-30-11. Rodrigo Teixeira's Proposito interviews Carlos Segura for his blog from SVo Roque, Brazil. Read More »

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Segura inducted as "Special Member" of Korean Society of Typography. 03-16-11. Carlos Segura has been inducted as a "Special Member" of the Korean Society of Typography. Read More »

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Designing Change. 12-07-10. The 2010 November/December issue of How Magazine includes a "Designing Change" feature on The Streets of Sadness project, conceived by Segura to create awareness for those with no choice but to beg for money. Read More »

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Graphic Design Solutions. 07-29-10. Five of Segura Inc's projects have been included in this Instructor's Edition of Graphic Design Solutions by Robin Landa, and published by Wadsworth. They include branding for Plungees and Lightflow, to event design of the Q101 Slime Ball concert series, to CDs for both Lesley Pencer titled Authentic Flavors, as well as Willie Nelson's "Teatro" release. Read More »

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Typo Berlin 2010. 05-20-10. Carlos Segura will speak at TYPO 2010, May 20-22, 2010 along with some 50 designers and creatives that will show how easy success can be if you trust in your passion. Read More »

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Segura at Flashpoint. 05-10-10. Carlos Segura will present on May 10, 2010 at Chicago's Tribeca Flashpoint Academy in Scott Smith's "The Elastic Mind" advertising and creativity event, and is one of 12 guest speakers in the series. Read More »

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Design in the Moment. 05-06-10. Carlos Segura will be interviewed in the Design In The Moment, podcast hosted by Jim Jacoby and Jim Cohen on May 6th, 2010. Read More »

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Segura joins Designers Studio. 04-05-10. Segura, along with Quim Massana (Known as Segura-Massana) have been invited to join the team at Designers Studio in London, who specialize in producing work for the theatre (plays, musicals, and opera), the music industry, film and television. Read More »

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Life In Perpetual Beta. 04-01-10. After 18 months of filming discussions with the most creative, successful people, Life In Perpetual Beta, is a documentary produced and directed by Melissa Pierce, is near completion. Showcasing the thoughts, views and opinions of (in order of appearance) Chris Saad, Jeffrey Zeldman, Baratunde Thurston, Juliette Powell, Seth Godin, Biz Stone, Brian Solis, Liz Danzico, Xuanlan Nguygen, Carin Goldberg, Lorem Feldman, Jeff Pulver, Gary Vaynerchuk, Liz Strauss, Jim Coudal, Jake Nickell, Jeffrey Kalmikoff, Jason Fried, Tatiana DeMaria, Nova Spivack, Carlos Segura, Kevin Lyman and Dan Pink.

Life in Perpetual Beta is a documentary film about the ways in which technology has/is/will change the ways in which we think about ourselves as individuals and a society. It is exploring the cultural shift that technology creates as it enables people to live less planned and more passionate lives. Read More »

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Parallels Audio Visual. 03-18-10. Carlos Segura will join Carlos Perez of Elastic People, Paul Forat, VP A&R Sony Music, Photographer Mateo Garcia, and Ed Agudelo, account director at Universal Music as part of the panel discussion at AIGA Miami's Parallels Audio Visual on Thursday, March 18, 2010 in Miami's Design District. Read More »

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Segura in Versus. 03-01-10. Segura is showcased in the 8th issue of Indonesia's Versus Magazine focusing on client relations. Read More »

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Segura at Fresno. 02-08-10. Carlos Segura will make a presentation at The Fresno State Graphic Design Club's Lecture Series at Fresno State on February 18th, 2010 at 6pm. RSVP on Facebook. Read More »

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Humble Pied. 12-01-09. Another great project by Mig Reyes includes Carlos Segura's "single tip" on Humble Pied. Read More »

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uKre8 Advice. 11-23-09. A few thoughts on how to be happy from George, of the VS Project, who is the main contributor to the uKre8 the VS project website. Carlos throws in a few thoughts in the fifth of 16 posts. Read More »

Random Portfolio Showcase

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Lesley Spencer : Authentic Flavors CD

"Authentic Flavors", one of several releases by Lesley Spencer and part of a re-branding effort for her "Grabriella Music" label.

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Buell : Commercial

This 60 second television commercial was done for Buell Motorcycles by director Anders Uhl and Carlos Segura. It features the Buell Lightning.

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AGFA : Letter-pressed poster

AGFA produced this very limited edition letter-pressed poster (produced at Hatch in Nashville) as a holiday gift for their top 500 clients.

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T26 Digital Type Foundry : Change Your Face poster

Front of the T26 "Change Your Face" poster showcasing a special bundled collection of fonts.

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Q101 : Random Acts v2 CD

The second of an ongoing series of limited edition compilations called "Random Acts" from Q101 radio in Chicago benefiting Clara's House, a shelter for homeless and battered women and children in the west Englewood neighborhood of Chicago.

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Corbis : Itch logo

The Itch identity is part of an ongoing series of catalogs from Corbis created to announce and celebrate the joining of the Zefa collection of images with Corbis.

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Nissan : Xterra ad campaign

In conjunction with Chiat Day, we developed a wood-block letter-pressed inspired typeface for use on all Nissan Xterra materials. There were six levels of decay developed for use in text that would prevent words with the same letters to be repeated. Additionally, two sets of eps drawing were supplied with a greater degree of detail in gray scale form (which could not be delivered as a font).

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Uno : Packaging

A series of labels (on aluminum bottles) for Uno Shampoo creating a series of category specific visuals for their line.

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Streets Of Sadness : Logo

The Streets Of Sadness effort attempts to shed light on those who've had it bad for a long time.

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Christina Aguilera : Glitter & Glam CD

Glitter & Glam is a limited edition CD designed to lead students to an animated flash web registration promotional trailer for Christina Aguilera.

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TVT Records : Blackbox poster

Poster promoting "Blackbox", a very limited and special release by TVT Records of the 13-year history of Chicago's WaxTrax Records.

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RockShox : Catalog

RockShox, a company owned by SRAM asked us to position the brand and develop their new products catalog for the 2007 model year of front and rear shocks. Our first task was to develope a tag line to be used across the board on their advertising campaign (which we also did), as well as all collateral materials. "The Earth Is Not Flat" led us to visually materialize the catalog "footprint" to represent not only the concept of the tagline, but also the product benefit of their "first to market" bike shocks.

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elicit : Stationery

elicit stationery set. Part of a complete branding package, including logo.

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Gatorade : School book covers

Gatorade's "Keep It On" campaign of school book covers created for free distribution to local high schools.

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Geffen : Infinite Beat v1

Geffen Records' Infinite Beat Volume 1 "drum and bass" compilations (cd packaging and LPs).

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Revolution : Magazine cover

Cover design for Revolution Magazine of California. This issue focused on the increasing growth of the Dance Music segment.

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Segura : No Words to Describe

No title. No type. No verbiage. No stories and no content other than photos of buildings, walls, homes and businesses covered in solid areas of color, usually white or brown, in an effort to cover graffiti, and therefore making its own version of visual clutter.

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John Cleveland : 1000 Words book

"One Thousand Words" book for John Cleveland, a technical writer with photography by Geof Kern.

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Segura : "Pieces" promotional insert

An eight page promotional insert for Segura titled "Pieces" showcasing pieces (or parts) of a variety of projects produced for our clients as a "teaser".

Seen & Noted

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A quick look of some classic automotive interiors.

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A personal note card for Jason Fried of Basecamp in Chicago. Produced at Rohner Letterpress by Segura Inc.

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T26 is starting the new year by showcasing selected typefaces from Rian Hughes of Device from the UK. These are just a few from his impressive collection, but featured fonts, which vary in style, category and size include Paralucent, Korolev, Wormwood Gothic, English Grotesque, Dukane, Dynasty and Ministry.

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This December T26 ends the year with a focus on Alias. All of the fonts featured this month are by Gareth Hauge and offer an impressive variety of styles, weights, personalities and design. While most of the families here are "complete" sets, they are also available in smaller combinations for those of you who don't need all of the weights. While there are more Alias fonts than are shown here, our showcase includes Union, Sylvia, Aminta, Anomaly, Granite, Cactus, Elephant and Harbour.

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A very quick look at a 2010 Audi R8 V10 thru the streets of the south side of Chicago. A CT/IDM joint.

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The T26 features for June include DIY Time by Luciano and Coto, Como, Graphie and Pero by Ryoichi Tsunekawa, Borda and Limewire by Jonathan Hill, Stitching by Vincenzo Crisafulli and Consuelo by Eli Hernández.

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Congrats to @Truth_Creative on their 7th Birthday. Thanks for making us a part of it and honored to be among the previous contributors, like Peter Hook, Wim Crouwel, Milton Glaser, Supermundane, Si Scott with the first poster designed by founding partner Darren Scott.

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The T26 Font Showcase for January include Grafolita Script by Rui Abreu, Ealing by Michael Parson, Insider by René Verkaart, Refrigerator Deluxe by Mark Simonson, Regime by Virus, Tailor by Tomi Haaparanta, Grota Rounded by Eli & Daniel Hernandez, Justus Pro by URW, and Rayuele by Pampa Type.

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The T26 font features for December include Claustrum by Neil Summerour, Compliment, Adagio Pro, Balladeer and Ballerina Pro by URW & Profonts, Kunstlerschreibschrift by URW, Bacchus by Gábor Kóthay, Civility, Van Den Velde by Iza W and Ignorance by Michael Parson.

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Here are some beautiful car emblems and logos.

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