The bold new look of MIT News and MIT Technology Review debuting in the July/August 2018 issue taps into MIT’s long tradition of groundbreaking graphic design. On a campus that embraces innovation, stretching the boundaries of two-dimensional expression was perhaps inevitable. We offer evidence of MIT’s leadership in the realm of graphic design—beginning with our new typeface, which was created to offer a superior aesthetic and reading experience.
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The metaverse has a groping problem already
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