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Veteran graphic design/typography and letterpress teacher from the London College of Printing: David Dabner talks… giving an insight into the principles of design, creative letterpress and why computers make students sloppy.
A film covering the basics of typography, as well some nice set of rules to apply type on a low resolution screen, like a normal TV.In Spanish, but pretty easy to follow anyway.
A nice blog with Paul’s favorites book covers. Almost all these books he has bought in second hand shops and he rarely payed more than a couple of pounds for each one.Here in the picture there´s a beautifull Penguin example.
BaseLAB specializes in designing new and custom fonts, customizing existing fonts, producing fonts and logotype design and optimization. They also create small tools and programs for specific client needs and also for designer’s recreation.From the alrealy wonderfull Base.
The typography was originally based on Franklin Gothic, over 100 years old and still looking as fresh as a daisy. Strong, solid, clear, no messin’. Then it was a matter of getting it flowing together smoothly, focusing on the shapes of each character and almost morphing them into each other so that it wasn’t just […]
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 […]
Based on the book The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst and Grid Systems in Graphic Design by Josef Muller-Brockmann and also some of the major web sites on typography comes The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web.A great resource for those who work with type on the digital medium, all this […]
Very nice photo set on Flickr on the New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual (1970).
Kuler is the first web-hosted application from Adobe Labs designed both to stand alone and to complement Adobe® Creative Suite® 2 components. Built using Macromedia® Flash® and ActionScript 3.0, kuler is all about color: color for exploration, inspiration, experimentation and sharing. Also check out COLOURlovers!
Here´s a handy resource:You can download from Typeco character reference charts in PDF for Mac, Windows, and combined.
An Academic Resource. (And also a Foundry.)Really worth your visit. A directory, archive and educational aid for design students, educators and professionals who are seeking information about type; its history, manufacture, use and artistic significance.Some great movies here.