India Seeks Design for Rupee Monetary Symbol

The Indian Ministry of Finance organises a public competition to select a design for an international symbol of the rupee.

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FontStruct Display Fonts for TU Darmstadt

The 16 meter long LED display in the new reception building of the Technische Universität Darmstadt uses four pixel fonts developed on FontStruct.

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FontShuffle – Now With 50% More Fonts

Barely two months after its initial release FontShop AG proudly announces the first upgrade for FontShuffle. The app now boasts 50% more fonts, including classics selected by Dan Reynolds, FontFonts by Ivo Gabrowitsch, and award winning designs and recent releases by Yves Peters.

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FontShop Launches FontShuffle App For iPhone/iPod Touch

FontShuffle 1.0, FontShop’s new application for iPhone and iPod Touch, is the world’s fastest source of typographic inspiration. Combining the knowledge of the analogue world with new advanced possibilities of the digital mobile world, it offers new ways of finding and comparing typefaces, and of composing text samples.

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Ghost Typeface In ProSieben Television Movie Der Seewolf

Verena Gerlach obviously was paying attention while watching the trailer to the ProSieben television movie in two parts “Der Seewolf”, an adaptation of Jack London’s 1904 novel. She noticed a glaring anachronism in the lettering on the schooner “Ghost”.

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Font Karaoke* For Central St Martins Type Project

We all know those YouTube videos in which students imitate their idols and end up reaching a larger audience with their song than the original artist. Well, it’s possible that the FF Meta video of Central St Martins design student Fran Marchesi might cause a dam-burst.

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Pentawards 2008 | The Crème de La Crème of Packaging Design

Pentawards is the first and only worldwide competition exclusively devoted to packaging design in all its forms. Last weekend the 2008 winners were announced at the Luxe Pack trade fair in Monaco. The respected packaging blog The Dieline has the exclusive right to present the winners in detail – with a couple of marvellous typographic solutions amongst them.

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Notes on the Frankfurt Book Fair

I was at the Frankfurt Book Fair for one and a half day, where I had more discussions than I actually saw books. The host country this year was Turkey. The labyrinth logo was omnipresent.

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