All posts filed under: Exhibitions

300m lenght type project by Gordon Young and Andy Altman

Created by artist Gordon Young and designer Andy Altman of Why Not Associates, that brought us the Comedy Carpet, this piece is again based on the ground, created from granite that over the next few years will reach a whopping 300m in length. Instead of gags, the piece will display a list of cargo goods that […]

Type Kita

Maan Agsalud wrote us with a wonderful project: TYPE KITA,  the first-ever typography exhibit in the Philippines, in Manila. TYPE KITA means “You’re my type” in English. It’ll be held on March 15 & 16, 2014, and will feature artists, letterers, penmans and other type-lovers to exhibit their own typographic pieces and installations. The two-day event […]

Alphabet Topography

Great work from Synoptic Office. The physical form of language is a record of collective memory. In this monotype typeface, the height of the letterforms is determined by how often a letter is used. This typeface maps the rhythmic ebb and flow of English. Each letter sits in a 6 x 6 inch square, allowing […]

OFF CANVAS

Petter Eldin, a filmmaker living in China, recently made a series of films including Neville Brody and Niels Shoe Meulman’s work for Beijing Design Week. In October 2011, Converse proposed an unconventional approach to support China’s first-ever Design Week launching in Beijing. Converse created “OFF CANVAS“, a street-level exhibition of typography featuring six international and local artists […]

ENTipografia

II National Meeting of Typography (Portugal) Universidade de Aveiro, 30 September 2011 entipografia.web.ua.pt The second edition of the National Meeting of Typography is an event organized by the Department of Communication and Art at the University of Aveiro (DeCA), through the Center for Technology Studies and Communication Sciences (CETAC.media)and the Institute for Research in Media Design and Culture (ID +). With the general theme “Contexts of Research and Application”, the conference’s main objective is to be the center for the dissemination and discussion of research and development of […]

O ensino da tipografia em Portugal

Sorry to all English readers, but the following text is in Portuguese only. Sent by Ruben Dias, to promote a typography conference in Portugal. Conferência de Tipografia ESAD.CR 2010 Tipografia não é apenas o sitio onde se vai mandar  imprimir os cartões, os convites de casamento… Tipografia é “a arte de dispor correctamente o material […]