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Depero Futurista

Looking forward to this facsimile edition of the Bolted Book, filled with typographic experimentation and serving as a showcase for Depero’s art in a variety of media, it is universally recognized as a tour de force of avant-garde book-making. Fortunato Depero’s 1927 monograph Depero Futurista, which means “Depero the Futurist,” is also known as The […]


Type Nite NYC

If you happen to be in New York on July 16, don’t miss a great evening with Type Nite NYC at the Strand. Featuring Ellen Lupton, Abbott Miller, Tobias Frere-Jones, and Peter Mendelsund talking about mess-ups and do-overs in typography. If you are not in New York (like unfortunately it’s my case), you can tune in to the […]

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Jurriaan Schrofer — Restless Typographer

  Unit Editions has launched a new book celebrating the experimental typography of Dutch graphic designer Jurriaan Schrofer. He worked for the renowned design studio Total Design and was an outspoken figure within Dutch professional design organisations. Most of all he was an experimentalist in letterforms and typography. He was a pioneer in corporate identity; […]


Slanted #14 — Grotesque 2

[portfolio_slideshow] While Slanted #13 dealt with contemporary and historical humanist grotesque fonts, Slanted #14 – Grotesque 2 focuses on current fonts that are in tradition of Lineal, Neo- or Geometric Grotesque. They mainly have their origins in the time of the turn of 19th to 20th century. In 1880 Ferdinand Theinhardt designed the Royal Grotesque […]


Type as Object – 3D Type Book

This book conceived, written and designed by FL@33, present us with some amazing examples of type as an object in more than 1300 images and 300 projects. It doesn’t pretend to be (only) about typography, and should not be understood like that. To the purists of typography, the distinction between typography and lettering is well understood […]


[kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Tomás Valle, from Barcelona, just send us this great video. From the lenticular cover that changes with the angle of your hands, all the way to the Z, ABC-3D is as much a work of art as it is a pop-up book. Each of the 26 dimensional letters that […]