Subscribing to Typo finally works smoothly

Náhled: Subscribing to Typo finally works smoothly

We do recognise that TYPO subscriptions and sales have not been working as smoothly as imagined. Your complaints regarding problems with ordering the magazine have been perfectly justified, and have led us to completely overhaul the subscription system.

8. 9. 2009 Filip Blažek 1



Dois Tempos

Náhled: Dois Tempos

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).

2. 10. 2009 Filip Blažek 1


Type Design

K’09 – Contemporary Cyrillics

Náhled: K’09 – Contemporary Cyrillics

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.

6. 10. 2009 Filip Blažek 1



ATypI conference – Day One

Náhled: ATypI conference – Day One

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?

27. 10. 2009 Filip Blažek 4



ATypI Conference – Day Two

Náhled: ATypI Conference – Day Two

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?

28. 10. 2009 Filip Blažek 3



ATypI Conference – Day Three

Náhled: ATypI Conference – Day Three

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.

5. 11. 2009 Filip Blažek 0



Posters of the 1989 Velvet Revolution

Náhled: Posters of 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.

23. 11. 2009 Filip Blažek 5



Responsibility in Graphic Design

Náhled: Responsibility in Graphic Design

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.

3. 12. 2009 Filip Blažek 0



Wolda, deadline is approaching

Náhled: Wolda, deadline is approaching

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.

18. 1. 2010 Filip Blažek 0


ED Awards

European Design Awards

Náhled: European Design Awards

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.

7. 2. 2010 Filip Blažek 0


Current Issue

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.

What’s new

  • OpenBrand: Now Free Forever

    OpenBrand is now more designer friendly, with prices easier to understand and it's free for smaller brands.

    Typostrate Project

    The mission since the beginning of typostrate, was to create a site which shows the passion and power of typography to the world.

    A Good User Interface

    A Good User Interface has high conversion rates and is easy to use. In other words, it's nice to both the business side as well as the people using it.

  • Font Inspector by URTD

    Font Inspector is an analytics script for FontLab and RoboFont. It generates a comprehensive overview of design and metrics of all open fonts.

    Favorite Typefaces of 2013

    Typographica.org: This year marks another step in the typographic diversi­fi­cation we observed in our previous annual.

    Works That Work, No.3

    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.

  • The Best of Fonts In Use in 2013

    We mark our third anniversary by honoring some of our favorite typography from the year that was. Contributed by Stephen Coles.

    Emil Yakupov (1957–2014)

    Emil Yakupov has passed away. Together with Vladimir Yefimov (who had died almost exactly two years ago), Emil co-founded ParaType in 1998.

    Farewell, Peter Bruhn

    Peter Bruhn passed away unexpectedly in his home in Malmö, Sweden on February 21, 2014. He was an influential figure in digital type.

  • ED Awards deadline tomorrow

    The entry deadline is 21 February 2014! The European Design Awards is the comprehensive annual awards organization.





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