Hipsum - Hipster Lorem Ipsum

In addition to my art, I'm also a graphic and web designer (no, not about to say I'm a hipster - eeek!). Not as much 'fun' as painting I suppose, but with all of the constrictions of creating images and designs there's a whole lot of scope for creativity - as in, problems give rise to new ideas.

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One of the most useful tools graphic designers and web designers use for layouts and mockups is lorem ipsum. It's basically just dummy text, that you put into your design so you can see what it looks like with the actual written content, instead of just 'put text here' and a blank space. Kind of boring I suppose, but useful. You use a lorem ipsum generator and tell it how many paragraphs to spit out, then cut and paste it into your design.

This is what lorem ipsum looks like:
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Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Curabitur commodo, ipsum eu aliquam accumsan, nisi elit finibus sem, vitae euismod dui nisi eget neque. Integer ullamcorper ante sit amet tempor porttitor. Suspendisse id egestas risus. Quisque at sagittis dui. Fusce vitae tellus augue. Phasellus faucibus nibh a lectus tincidunt gravida. Sed maximus arcu a ligula mollis, non venenatis purus tincidunt. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Morbi a metus ullamcorper, cursus dui id, sollicitudin eros. Vestibulum vel nulla ac quam mollis maximus. Morbi lacinia lorem eu interdum pretium. Maecenas convallis erat ut justo faucibus tincidunt. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Aenean dapibus dictum pharetra. Cras molestie, est id porttitor imperdiet, leo urna scelerisque sapien, et hendrerit tortor justo id purus.
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So it looks like text instead of gibberish. But it's not exaclty fun.
What IS fun however, is hipster lorem ipsum. It's dummy text made up of hipster jargon! The text below is Hipsum, generated from hipsum.co
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Selfies flannel tofu Bushwick mixtape. Polaroid 90's kogi farm-to-table, tattooed occupy trust fund ethical Thundercats 8-bit fixie deep v. Hoodie mumblecore hashtag, viral asymmetrical kitsch narwhal Carles polaroid before they sold out. Street art raw denim crucifix health goth semiotics kogi. Kitsch four dollar toast readymade, single-origin coffee 8-bit Neutra paleo cronut. Truffaut Neutra crucifix, messenger bag seitan gentrify stumptown actually. Dreamcatcher hoodie mumblecore, salvia squid cronut Thundercats pour-over Portland literally actually roof party.
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Admittedly, I had to google some of the stuff. WTF is a lumbersexual? Now I know...

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