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 […]
Time for some healthy competition time. The challenge at hand: create a typographical poster about sports, using the phrase “It’s not what you win, but how you conquer it.” Your work will be judged by an international board of designers headed by Jean François Porchez. The trophy at stake: VIP tickets to the 2012 London […]
This post may be a little outdated, but I haven´t seen this page before, so I´m gonna post it, because perhaps some of you haven´t seen it also, and i think the quality is well worth it. Here are the best 100 posters from 2006, according to [please insert name here, I don´t know german]. […]
And talking about Typeradio: TypeSHED11 is set to explore the notions and voices of typography – no matter how small or vocal, how grand or local – across the disciplines, in graphic design and advertising, photography, film, literature, architecture, music, the visual arts – and beam it back out to the rest of the world […]
Frida, from Fernando de Mello Vargas, is one of the 14 faces resultant of the work from the MA Typeface Design class of 2007 at the University of Reading.
The Musalman is possibly the last handwritten newspaper in the world. Four professional calligraphers spend three hours on each page every single day to put out this daily paper.Source: WiredThanks Valdemar!
From Buenos Aires, Argentina, comes a great multi–disciplinary magazine:Acido Surtido is a publication on art and design distributed for free in the whole country (Argentina). The first issue of Acido Surtido was published in 2001, as an answer to the lack of action and the downhearted feelings that was threatening the national cultural production in […]
Ok, this may be a little off-theme, but…it´s important.From France, “L’ Alliance pour la Planete” (“Alliance for the Earth”), an association of environmental and social justice groups has a simple message for everyone: sacrifice 5 minutes for the planet. You’re asked to join others to switch off all electrical appliances between 19:55 and 20:00 CET […]