The Futur has released an animated video on typography, full of important typographic terms and terminology. Take a look.
Maison Neue Super Family from Bunch on Vimeo. Milieu Grotesque teamed up with graphic design studio Bunch to create this showcase video for their new released font: Maison Neue. Due to popular demand it has been revisited and expanded into a super family of 40 styles: The somewhat condensed original version, first released five years ago, […]
MAKE IT NOW! from Anthony Burrill on Vimeo. 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.
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 […]
A short film about letterpress and one of the few remaining movable-type printing workshops in the UK, situated at Plymouth University, featuring Paul Collier. plymouth.ac.uk Subtitles available here: goo.gl/iuaKY A film by Danny Cooke dannycooke.co.uk Soundtrack by Tony Higgins tonyhiggins.org (Available to download here: goo.gl/exGL1) Production of Raven’s Wing, the fall edition of COLORS limited-edition Field Notes notebooks. Incredible footage. […]
Yannick mathey is the author of an amazing application, developed in Processing, for his diploma. Prototyp-0 is designed for the drawing of characters with an automated process, that greatly speeds up the creation process, thus generating in a very short time a multitude of fonts. The user can set twenty parameters (fat, hunting, x-height, wheelbase, […]
Aria Pro is a beautiful typeface by Rui Abreu, available at Fountain. In his own words: The inspiration for this typeface came from the epigraph on a frame of a nineteenth century painting. I was fascinated by the peculiar capitals of the inscription. The high contrast, and the overall quirkiness, especially the tail of the […]
TypeStar is a lyric visualizer created by Scott Garner that renders lyrics of a song in realtime according to a number of preset visualization schemes. Application is available as Mac, Windows and Linux download. (via creativeapplications.net)
Designing Minds has a video portraying the world-renowned designer, illustrator and typographer Marian Bantjes during her appearance at the recent Design Matters Live event presented by Adobe and the AIGA. Previous guests include Stefan Sagmeister, Marian Bantjes, Elliot Earls, Julia Hoffmann, Alan Dye and Debbie Millman.
[kml_flashembed movie=”http://youtube.com/v/e9NRCcRSLcE” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Laura Zinger just wrote us, with the trailer for the documentary PROCEED AND BE BOLD starring Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.. Related: PROCEED AND BE BOLD – Bringing Race and Art to the masses
[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/ajjg3faIQ5A” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Wouters from the fantastic letman, and his nephew Gradus, improvise some letters.
[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.theatlantic.com/images/issues/200801u/bcPlayer_singleTitle.swf?titleID=1366496264″ width=”450″ height=”412″ wmode=”transparent” /] Here is an interview with graphic designer Michael Bierut, where he talks about the evolution of type, the various covers of The Catcher in the Rye, the ugliness of ITC Garamond, and all sorts of other intriguing things. Source: The Atlantic