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Posted Jan 7, 2016 at 354
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Type designers work hard to make typefaces work. Its detailed work and a tedious process, from drawing the letterforms so they work as a beautiful group of letters... Type is a beautiful group of letters, not a group of beautiful letters. — Matthew Carter Check out errors in typeface design here, like ‘faulty outlines’… and ‘lazy family expansion’: and ‘improper kerning’: and ‘incomplete character sets’ ++Thank you Ommie for sharing this with us! This first article was reposted from Association Typographique Internationale: Five basic rules for buying fonts Although most people speak of "buying fonts," you are actually purchasing a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at 354
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Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole Marsh, type experiments (14 singers, musicians and bands) Nicole... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2015 at 354
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Swiss Style, or International Typographic Style, is often characterized by highly structured layouts and sans-serif typefaces that attempt to achieve a clear, legible, and harmonious design. A big part of typesetting in the Swiss Style is the use of grids. Check out this article: “What is Swiss Style Typography?”. The International Typographic Style, also known as the Swiss Style, is a graphic design style that emerged in Russia, the Netherlands and Germany in the 1920s, and was made famous as it was developed by designers in Switzerland during the 1950s. [1] The International Typographic Style has had profound influence on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at 354
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All of the images, video, work… in this post are form this site: ethicsingraphicdesign.org. This is a good place for us to start our next — building-community-ice-breaker session. Design and legalities: copyright, font licensing, image use rights, piracy, plagiarism and appropriation… http://www.picturesinboxes.com/ Morality: branding, cultural influence, social responsibility, and sustainability (ethicsingraphicdesign.org). Design & Violence, a 15 minute talk by Paola Antonelli, MoMA (published on May 6, 2014) From 3-D printed guns to designing empathy, MoMA’s Design Curator Paola Antonelli gives insights on the correlation between violence and design in our fragile times. Almost twenty years ago, Benetton Clothing’s “Hearts” Print... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at 354
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Tyler Spencer’s spring 2015 type experiment from our class picked up by Powells… Test screen prints by Tyler Spencer: Elise Furlan — digital 3-D printing — public library and PSU Maia Dlugolecki Risograph printing PSU-GD Maia Dlugolecki Risograph printing PSU-GD Maia Dlugolecki Risograph printing PSU-GD Ashley Vaughn, a) cut paper and hand lettering b) animated gifs Jordan Akouka, digital explorations of the four elements Jordan Akouka, digital explorations of the four elements Jordan Akouka, digital explorations of the four elements Jeannie Vuong, paper Jeannie Vuong, paper Jeannie Vuong, paper Jeannie Vuong, paper Piper Hayworth, quotations from Martin Luther King Piper... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at 354
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The crafts of Western typography, type-founding and typeface design began in mid-15th-century Europe with the introduction of movable type printing as the medieval era transitions into the Renaissance. Movable type helped spread cultural of learning and enquiry orginating in Italy throughout much of the rest of Europe. — Elif Ayiter First page of the first volume of the Gutenberg Bible, printed with an early textur typeface c. 1455. The decorative colored initials were hand-lettered separately by a scribe. — Wikipedia Above: Van de Graaf devised this construction to show how Gutenberg and others may have divided their page to achieve... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at 354