The new type foundry arktype.nl of Dutch designers offers a collection of digital typefaces borne from their professional practice. 25 OpenType fonts and families, which have roots in joint design work, were specifically designed for use in architectural lettering and environmental graphics.
Typo editors will be at Typo Berlin. If you would like to read live news from the conference, follow our Facebook profile. We will regularly post comments, reviews, photos from the event.
Due to strong demand from readers and fans, we’ve made Typo available for your digital device. iPad owners can how download the first issue at the App Store completely free of charge.
For the first time in Russia, the portal on the commercial design and branding “Design for Business” will conduct a free international online contest “DESIGN FROM BEST 2012″, which will accept works in the field of logo design and branding/corporate identity for a period from May 15 to July 15.
Comics consist of a sequence of images (strip) that tell a story. In cartoons, the narrative point is condensed into one image. The Slanted issue # 17 – Cartoon / Comic is packed cover to cover full of naratives and typographic explosion!
Until the 21st of May 2012 entries can be submitted for the 5th International Type Design Competition for non-Latin typefaces which is under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia and the tgm – Typographische Gesellschaft München (Typographic Society Munich).
The European Design Awards is the comprehensive annual awards organization celebrating the best of graphic design, illustration and digital design in Europe. A joint effort by 14 communication design magazines from across the continent, the ED-Awards is a brilliant way to publicise your work on an international level.
In the winter issue no. 46 you will find interviews with Dutch designer René Knip, the Portuguese studio R2 and Georg Seifert, the creator of a new font editor called Glyphs. You can also take a look at the winners of the Letter.2 competition.
Well-known international design instructors answer our poll about job opportunities for design graduates, the differences between academic theory and real-world practice, specialisation vs general education, and their own motivations to teach design. (This is the full version of the poll published in TYPO 43.)