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Inspiration from a broken stamp machine?

Inspiration can often come from the most unexpected places and play out in a series of events that can boggle one’s mind. Zeldman’s The best $13 I ever spent is a great reminder of that.

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Web Style Guide - Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites, 2nd Ed., by Patrick J. Lynch, Sarah Horton. Yale University Press, March 2002.

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