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There’s a time for every season, it’ll be done in a minute… The topic of time never ceases to fascinate us, and the same goes for the designers from the R2 studio in Portugal. They created a space installation entitled Dois tempos (Two Times).
The ParaType type foundry from Russia celebrated the three-hundred-year anniversary of the type reform by Peter the Great by organising an international modern Cyrillic competition entitled K’09. From 234 submitted typefaces from 13 countries, the jury selected 23 projects that received awards. Six further prizes were awarded by the ParaType type foundry.
The international typography conference ATypI started in Mexico City. The lectures are held in a courtyard of a 18th Century building. Speakers are in the middle of the audience surrounded by 16 screens hanging in the stone porticos. So, what was the first day about?
The weather in Mexico City is pretty monotonous: there is a rain at least once a day. ATypI conference continued with a load of lectures. One of the most successful presentations was a story of the letter ñ by José Scaglione & Andreu Balius (published in TYPO #32). And what else?
I found the fact the conference only had single-track lectures very comfortable. No dilemma whom to prefer. I was also pretty satisfied with the idea od 20-minute lectures, it led to a speakers’ briefness. During the third (and last) day I presented my collection of posters from the 1989 Velvet revolution.
The brand new publication Posters of the 1989 Velvet Revolution contains reproductions of 47 posters from November and December 1989, and the stories surrounding the creation of the posters are captured in interviews with 13 poster creators. The book has 144 colour pages, measures 21×21 cm and is published in Czech and English.
The Design Department at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice cordially invites all design teachers, researchers, students, alumni and professionals to participate in the 2nd International Design Conference under the heading “Responsibility in Graphic Design”, to be held on the 14–15th of January 2010 in Katowice at the Roundabout Art Gallery.
TYPO Magazines is a partner of Wolda, the high-profile graphic design award scheme that rewards the best logos and trademarks designed throughout the world. The winners are selected by an international three-tier jury consisting of 10 top design professionals, 10 marketing managers from major international clients and finally 10 members of the public.
The submission period of ED Awards ends on February 15. The European Design Awards is the comprehensive annual awards organization acknowledging the best of graphic design, illustration and multimedia design in Europe. It is based on a collaboration of 14 prestigious communication design magazines in Europe.
50 – winter 2012
Typo is celebrating its 10th anniversary! Read our most influential authors' opinions about the future of graphic design, a review of the ATypI and TYPO London conferences and an interview with Andy Altmann.
In this issue we look at designs from the past that have shaped the present, and designs from the present that will affect the future.
We mark our third anniversary by honoring some of our favorite typography from the year that was. Contributed by Stephen Coles.
Emil Yakupov has passed away. Together with Vladimir Yefimov (who had died almost exactly two years ago), Emil co-founded ParaType in 1998.
Peter Bruhn passed away unexpectedly in his home in Malmö, Sweden on February 21, 2014. He was an influential figure in digital type.
The entry deadline is 21 February 2014! The European Design Awards is the comprehensive annual awards organization.
FONTapp helps you find your font. In FontApp you will find a font by specifying its appearance. A web project by Innouveau.
Typography Insight is an iPad and iPhone application that introduces new methods for learning and teaching typefaces.
Type:Rider is an adventure puzzle typographic game available for iOS and Android. Immerse yourself in this fascinating and unique experience.
Context of Diacritics is an analysis of diacritics made to help type designers with refining the character sets of their fonts.
Open Sans Hebrew was designed by Yanek Iontef as an extension of the a Latin humanist sans serif typeface designed by Steve Matteson.