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Jenny Zanatta
Jenny Zanatta

The Long Awaited Play-Doh Font
September 26, 2013


A year ago, designer Chank Diesel asked the public to contribute to a new typeface — created with Play-Doh. Now, the resulting font has come to life, and is available for download.

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Does The U.S. Crave A Different Kind Of Video?
August 29, 2013


A summer hit by New Zealand sensation Lorde gets vastly different video treatments on YouTube. An artsy and heartfelt original goes by the wayside in a U.S. version, which weaves in plenty of shots of the young starlet. Why the changes?

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Maddie On Things In Minneapolis
July 31, 2013


A photographer and his coonhound, Maddie, show us the heartwarming stories of pets that touch our lives. During a stop in the Twin Cities, they urge us to ‘do what we love.’

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Never Judge A Book By Its Cover? This Time You Can!
July 18, 2013


When the books are this gorgeous, go ahead and judge away. Penguin, Puffin, Barnes & Noble and others have been commissioning great artists to do wonderful editions of classic tales.

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Stuck In A Food Delivery Rut? Not With BiteSquad!
May 31, 2013


Keep finding yourself ordering delivery from the same places again and again? BiteSquad to the rescue. The service provides a variety of food delivery options throughout the Twin Cities and has left many bored diners eternally grateful.

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DIY Coffee Table Revamp For Under $25
May 2, 2013


Like everyone else in Minnesota, Jenny takes advantage of our first beautiful, 70 degree weekend of the year. She works with her hands, and breathes new life into a beat up coffee table.

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Lucy Michelle Launches Solo Album — And Website To Match
April 25, 2013


Lucy Michelle of the Velvet Lapelles has branched off and written her first solo album. Fast Horse helped this talented artist design a website to anchor her new endeavors.

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Fighting Winter Blues? Bring Some Summer Greens Inside
March 12, 2013


Jenny is sick and tired of winter. Her eighth-floor view has been a white and blue blur for months. Missing the warmth and colors of summer, she took matters into her own hands and brought a slice of life to her kitchen table.

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Enjoy Some Eye-Candy Lettering On A Cold Wintry Day
February 12, 2013


It’s the middle of winter. To help get you through the cold and snow , here’s a little treat for your eyes — the impressive work of letterers Dana Tanamachi and Jessica Hische.

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With New Year’s Resolutions, Come New Gym Advertisements
January 16, 2013


For 24 years, Jenny has avoided any sort of New Year’s resolution about getting fit. But this year, she made the leap. So, of course, she’s seeing gym ads everywhere.

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