Manhattan: Waking, Resting

Citarella Gothic

Citarella Gothic Ultralight

This is the beginning of a new type family that I’m working on, tentatively titled Citarella Gothic. I’m beginning with the Ultralight variant (seen above) and will be working through Black. I’d originally liked the idea of calling the font Citra, but a cursory Google search reveals there are already a number of brand names associated with Citra, so I may default to my last name. After all, I already have fonts named after this blog and my company, so why not create an eponymous one?

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Don Citarella

Posted on

November 9th, 2014

Category

Typography

A Typical Friday Night at Hometown Bar-B-Que

Tumbleweed

This Halloween, I found myself crossing two rivers by PATH, subway, and bus, to attend the jungle-themed party of a sustainable furniture studio in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The venue was fantastic. And while the party, libations, costumes, energy, and attendees were stocked in excess, the food was not. It was then that we remembered the massive, metal barbecues that we passed, one lot east of us. The smokers belonged to Hometown Bar-B-Que, he said. And though the lot had been rented to prepare the meat, they didn’t have any to sell.

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Don Citarella

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November 9th, 2014

Category

Rants

Subway’s 110th Anniversary

  • Subway
  • Subway
  • Subway
  • Subway

To commemorate the 110th anniversary of the New York subway, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority brought back vintage train cars, giving the public a unique commuting experience.

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Don Citarella

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November 7th, 2014

Category

New York City

Buzzfeed Mention

Hoboken Police Car Fail

I was excited to see one of my articles was linked on Buzzfeed. While I didn’t take the photo, i’m happy to once again bring Hoboken to the world’s attention. Now I’m wondering the repercussions of linking my name/blog with an article titled “25 People Who Suck at their Jobs”

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Don Citarella

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November 4th, 2014

Category

Miscellaneous

Cubic Rubber Bands

  • Cubic Rubber Bands
  • Cubic Rubber Bands
  • Cubic Rubber Bands

I love these cubic rubber bands by Nendo. Why didn’t someone think of this sooner?

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Don Citarella

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October 30th, 2014

Category

Product

Recycling Logos