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[WORD PEOPLE] Text Art by Huy Lam

Vietnamese-born photographer and artist Huy Lam is a different kind of Word Person. He uses recurring words and phrases in tiny four-point type to create beautiful portraits of modern and historical icons. Check out some of his amazing work. Huy Lam’s version of Van Gogh’s famous self portrait looks pretty normal from far away. But …

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3D Technical Illustration

ProEdit’s use of 3D design software lowers costs, improves manuals

ProEdit’s cutting-edge use of 3D design software has drawn the attention of Dassault Systemes, who published a case study showcasing how ProEdit uses 3D technical illustration tools to improve the manuals it creates and reduce the cost of creating them. “Our clients often ask us to create manuals that are illustration-heavy and word-light in an …

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History of Technical Writing

What is the history of modern technical writing? Technical writing has been around since the first technical writer, Cro-Magnon man, was drawing on cave walls. However, most experts would agree that the golden age of technical writing started with the invention of the computer. Here are some of the major milestones in technical writing history since the …

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