Typo 35 – spring 2009
Infographics—Myth and Meaning
An overview of the evolution of infographics since 1982 up to the significant figures and prints of today. A subjective look at an area of design, which used to be peripheral but which may soon become one of the key tools of global communication.
Flaminia—Type System for Road Signs
Presentation of a project focusing on type systems for road signs shows that typography must be tested in real-life environment.
The legacy of an important figure of Czech typography and type design of the first half of the 20th century.
Karel Dyrynk—Through the Eyes of Martin Dyrynk
A set of essays presents Karel Dyryk, book printer and typographer, editor, teacher and writer.
Ausfahrt—Or Which Way Out from the Traffic Sign Jungle
Thoughts on the development of road signs in time and the future possibilites.
with Albert-Jan Pool
An interview dedicated to the problems of road signs: the tradition, the national specifics, globalization, and the future outlook.
Presentation of works by eleven students of type design at the Reading University shows eleven different approaches to contemporary type design.