This lovely film is about the latest Anthony Burrill book on creativity and “getting things done”. I am sure you will like it so just be optimist and go buy it when Penguin Random House publishes it on 9 March. Check out Anthony thoughts on the book on It’s Nice That.
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 […]
The AZ Project is a wonderful resource of graphic design, an archive of great designers and typographers. It is a site and a book, and we will focus on some designers presented on the book, that by the way can be downloaded in english or italian. Here is its concluding paragraph: “100 graphic designers to […]
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; […]
[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 […]
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=”http://www.youtube.com/v/wnZr0wiG1Hg” 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 […]
The book design review.
Spin has designed the new Logo Book, written by Michael Evamy, published by Laurence King. 352 pages of logo design history, since Paul Rand to modern days. The next time you are tempted to design a logo, take a look at this book. Chances are, it has already been done. By raising the bar, this […]
If you haven´t seen it already, go and take a look at Mark Simonson‘s personal perspective of Adrian Frutiger. Download the presentation here.