Paula Scher, finalist of the National Design Awards for 2007 in graphics, shows how the type can be image, check it out.
For you in London, don’t miss the Letterpress Matters exhibition and workshops, 3-7 July 2007 at Camberwell College of Arts: It is no coincidence that type was traditionally referred to as matter. In a time when the last generation of professionally-trained compositors are retiring, Letterpress Matters, as part of the Postgraduate Summer Show 2007 at […]
This is pretty interesting… Computer generated text, using a digitized manuscript font. The results are great and very beliveable: FONTSELF is a type project about handwriting and drawn writing. It provides the ability to create fonts that preserves the gestures of a given handwriting and the original look of the drawing appliance (ball-point pen, pencil, […]
What are the letters made of? Alessandro tartaglia tells me to don´t miss the the new issue of FF3300 (219 pages, English and italian).And I tell him thanks! 🙂Get it here!
Wow… what a great resource. Peter Gabor, from design et typo blog (FR), has put together a nice gallery collection, categorized by author or theme, that is a pleasure to browse. Go take a look at the Design&Typo Site. Some examples:
Check out this great set on flickr on “typography of the people”.Source: blog.FABRICA
Nice interview over at ideiasonideias.
The introduction of a new character or even ‘just’ a punctuation mark is a hard, long and complex process. As every person -who can read or write- has an opinion about language and the use of language, mostly linguistic developments move with the speed of the most conservative writers/readers. Which means, every new proposal will […]
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Piet Zwart (Zaandijk, 28 May 1885 – Wassenaar, 24 September 1977) was a Dutch photographer, typographer, and industrial designer. He started his career as an architect and worked for Jan Wils and Berlage. As a designer, Zwart was well known because of his work for both the Nederlandse Kabelfabriek Delft (the Dutch Cable Factory in […]