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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 So 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 Prez 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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Glow : Stationery

Stationery and identity system for Glow, a multimedia and web development company in California.

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Q101 : Red Hot Chilli Peppers CD

A limited edition, live recording of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers released by Q101 radio in Chicago, promoting its free trip to go see the band live in Italy.

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Master Guo : Stationery

Stationery and identity system for Master Guo. Dr. Zhengang Guo, 7th generation Traditional Chinese Medical doctor also trained in Western Medicine as a practicing surgeon and oncologist for 12 years in China, a master herbalist/acupuncturist and lecturer well respected from around the world.

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T26 Digital Type Foundry : Peepod poster

Front of the "Peepod" T26 poster, promoting the ding font by Carlos Segura based on men's urinal filters.

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T26 Digital Type Foundry : Aluminum Font Book

The very first limited edition "Font Kit" done in 1984. Produced specifically as an introduction to advertising agencies and announcement of the birth of T26. Made out of aluminum.

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Tiaxa : Logo

Logo (as part of a full identity system) for Tiaxa, a cellular telephone company in Latin America and based out of Miami.

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Sound Patrol : Sweetened. No Lemon CD

Sound Patrol's "Sweetened. No Lemon" release.

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LaSalle Bank : Custom fonts

As part of a long-term ad campaign developed by Cramer-Krasselt for LaSalle Bank, we digitized this selection of handwriting specimens thru our T26 venture. To enhance the fonts' handwritten feel, optional glyphs were included in each font giving Cramer-Krasselt's production artists additional flexibility for type direction.

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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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NYCO : Two CD

The title "Two" reflects the joining of the two key members, Ted, who is from New York, and Rob Kassinger (the bass player) who is from Colorado. Perhaps just as interesting is the fact that every song on this album is about two people and the different states that relationships go thru. "Nyco - Two" is the first release from Ted Atkatz.

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RockShox : Rear shocks

RockShox, a company owned by SRAM asked us to create "logotypes" and designs for their rear shocks.

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Q101 : Local 101 CD v2

Second annual "Local 101" CD compilation of local Chicago bands from Q101 radio in Chicago.

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Truvativ : NOIR cranks

Redesing of the Noir logo and the graphics applications on their three new, top-of-the-line carbon fibre cranks for Truvativ, a division of SRAM.

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Marks & Marcus : Logo

Logo for Marks & Marcus, a health food import company.

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Corbis : CACP brochure

Catalog for Corbis to announce the "Corbis Assignment and Commissioned Photography" representation services.

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Garbage : G2

G2. The second album by Garbage.

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New York Type Directors Club : TYPY2K conference materials

Identity development for the New York Art Directors Club first type conference of 2000. This included all the conference materials.

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Country Music Television : Logo

Type treatments and titling sequences for the 2006 CMT Music Awards.

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T26 Digital Type Foundry : Tab newspaper

The "Tab" newspaper was part of a two year direct mail campaign produced by T26 were a monthly tabloid promoting specific collections, styles or packages were featured from their font collection.

Seen & Noted

[10.03.12]

This defies everything we've been told.

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Blog

[06.01.14]

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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[03.18.14]

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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[01.01.14]

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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[12.01.13]

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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[09.26.13]

Here are some beautiful car emblems and logos.

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[09.05.13]

T26's key feature for September is the launch of their WEBFONTS section, which will continue to grow each and every week, all with generous licensing plans and no annual fees.

This is, of course, in addition to the collection of monthly new releases and best sellers, which include Ignorance by Michael Parson, Romantica and Cruz Stencil by Ray Cruz, Nicholas Cochin and Cabarett Standard by URW, Rayuela by PampaType, Reform by Psy/Ops and Anuthin Wongsakakon, Otis Condensed by Wayne Thonpson, Synergy by Dave Wilson and Karl by Daniel Janssen.

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[09.01.13]

Carlos Segura (founder of cartype.com) discusses station wagons, which are his favorites and what european classic cars he's fond of, plus a few car maintenance tips.

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[08.23.13]

Mike Marijanovic of The WerkShop in Libertyville, Illinois talks about the restoration of a very rare 1958 BMW 503 Roadster.

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[08.21.13]

Don Dethlefsen of The WerkShop in Libertyville, Illinois talk with Cartype about the restoration of the extremely rare 1970 BMW 3.0si Estate Wagon, of which only about 10 are thought to exist in the world.

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[08.01.13]

The August T26 Font Showcase features 8 fonts starting with Carouge Pro by André Simard & PSY/OPS, Courtney by Eli Hernandez, Doctrine by Virus, Azo Sans Uber by Rui Abreu, Jane by Michael Parson, Samaritan Tall by Comicraft, LST by Vincenzo Crisafulli and Lucida Fax by URW.

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[07.01.13]

The July T26 Font Showcase features 8 fonts starting with Kahlo Rounded by Luciano Vergara, Vekta Serif by Neil Summerour, Saa and Vendome by URW, Drone by Virus, Van Den Velde by Iza W, Ekistra and House Of Cards by Ryoichi Tsunekawa.

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