54th Type Directors Club of NY Show at the Frankfurt Book Fair

After a one year break publishing house Hermann Schmidt Mainz in collaboration with the Frankfurt Book Fair will exhibit TDC 54, the current Type Directors Club of NY Show.

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Questions About All Caps Setting

Is all caps setting really so poorly readable that one can’t use it in headlines of let’s say maximum three lines, or is the unfavourable effect negligible?

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Lack of Typographic Imagination: Stating The Obvious

The Flickr group LTypI: Lack of Typographic Imagination collects pictures of logos where the name – or parts of the name – is derived from the typeface used to set the logo in.

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Create Word Cloud Diagrams with Wordle

Now this is fun. Wordle autonomously creates word cloud diagrams like the one above. All you need to do is enter a bunch of text (or a URL; in this case www.fontblog.de), select the lay-out, specify a typeface and choose a colour scheme, and poof – there you go! The website was created by Jonathan [...]

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How to Write like an Architect

In a 2.5 minute video Kung Fu architect Doug Patt demonstrates how to become a skilled letterer.

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Alphabet Truck

For four years and thousands of kilometres Parisian photo artist Eric Tabuchi cruised the European motorways, looking for trucks which had one single letter on the back – until he had completed a full alphabet. The photographs were collected in a book published by Libraire Florence Loewy: Alphabet Truck, € 26; the series of 26 [...]

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