It has been around in several blogs, but I think it deserves an entry on this one. The arts & residence Casa do Conto (House of Tales) is a charming building in the emerging Cedofeita area in central Porto, Portugal. It is the result of a restoration project to convert a 19th-century bourgeois home to […]
Roughly 2 years later, Typographica updates with their favorite fonts of 2011, with an excelent selection as usual. I have to mention the fact that two portuguese designers are among the chosen ones. Congratulations to Rui Abreu (with Aria) and Dino dos Santos (with Acta&Acto).
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Congratulations to Dino dos Santos, for the winning entry in this year Type Directors Club, with the typeface Ventura. See all the results here.
ESAD has updated Personal Views with a video from Neville Brody conference.The next one to speak is Spiekermann on April, 13. (Entrance Free)
Just to let you know that Pedro Ribeiro, (aka Burokrata) is the new contributor of Type for you. Please give him a warm welcome! 😉
Adrian Shaughnessy (This is Real Art) will be the next speaker, at the series Personal Views by ESAD school, in Matosinhos, Portugal, 23 February 2007. The entrance is free for everybody.Adrian Shaugnessy wrote the very well known How to be a graphic designer without losing your soul. Here´s a nice review of the book at […]
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. […]