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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.
All works created in a school context between 1.1.2010 and 31.12.2013 are eligible for the International Exhibition. Deadline 31.1.2014.
The good, the bad and the ugly. Ralf Hermann features samples of well designed German letters Capital Sharp S (ẞ).
A biennial competition, The Great Indoors Award 2013 celebrates the best interiors from around the world.
International logo design competition is now open for submissions. Entry 10 or more logos and get a special price.
Call for submission: Central European Graduation Projects Review 2012–2013. Submit your graduation project now.
WTW magazine documents that design is not the exclusive domain of artists or designers, but something that surrounds us in our daily lives.
Do you love pattern? Do you love colour? Do you love beautiful books? Then this Kickstarter project by Kapitza is for you!
Cloud.typography by Hefler & Frere-Jones type foundry brings one of the world’s most sophisticated font libraries to the web.
A new blog by upcoming type foundry Briefcase. It will be offering original Czech productions by authors, who may not wish to set up their own type foundry.
Sigga Rún’s final project at Iceland Academy of the Arts, Anatomy of Letters won the series European Student of the Year at ADC*E.