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Plus – International Design Festival 2007

Plus is a unique design-led festival showcasing all that is innovative, pioneering, and novel in the world of international typo/graphic design.The festival provides a platform for contemporary professional designers; serves as an arena for experimental work; and a meeting point for the international design community. Plus also offers a forum for informed academic debate on […]

Sweet Talk NYC

RENB | MICHAEL GILLETTE | TIMOTHY SACCENTI | ELISABETH ARKIPHOFF | MICHAEL C. PLACE / BUILD | DALEK | GLEN E. FRIEDMAN and more to be announced… CANDY in association with VEER present SweetTalkNYC.Saturday March 17th 2007.St. Patrick’s Day in NYC. 12pm to 9pm.Venue : Centre for Architecture, NYC.Admission: $20 (Strictly limited capacity). Source: ComputerLove

Type is my candy

Atelier Carvalho Bernau’s is launching a new workshop to be held at FBAUL in March 2007, Lisbon – Portugal. During 4 days, students or professionals will have the task to draw typefaces inspired on Portuguese vintage and vernacular packaging lettering.You can follow the progress of the workshop and others news at Typography needs you! Weblog. […]

Alan Kitching

Talk: Tuesday 13 February 2007 at 7pm; exhibition preview 5.30pmExhibition: Wednesday 14 February to Thursday 8 March 2007Where: At the world’s foremost printing and graphic arts library, the St. Bride Library, in London. Graphic designer, typographer, letterpress printmaker and teacher, Alan Kitching is internationally renowned for his expressive use of letterpress type, process and materials […]

Werkplaats Typografie

Karel Martens, Paul Elliman and Armand Mevis.Found via SSerrato: The WT programme stimulates and practices critical reflection on the basis of a broad cultural perspective, with theory playing a supporting role.Participants engage in artistic research involving content and form, text and image, theory and practice, in relation to professional practice and supervised by leading designers. […]

Towards a non linear typography?

EXP – a non profit research team, has a very interesting blog.They discuss in this article the Aztec writing system:When we think to writing and printing as visual forms, we always accept the linguistic and alphabetical model of linearity as the basis for organizing syntactically coherent and effective messages. However, this is perhaps the relic […]

The radical architecture of little magazines 196X-197X

If you´re a fan of magazine covers like I am, you´ll love this resource.Clip/Stamp/Fold is an amazing researh and collect work by a team of Ph.D. candidates at the School of Architecture at Princeton University:An explosion of architectural little magazines in the 1960s and 1970s instigated a radical transformation in architectural culture with the architecture […]