Posts by Yves Peters

 

Early Bird Discount for ATypI 2013 Amsterdam Extended Until September 9

Now that last week’s very successful TypeCon Portl& is over – congratulations to Zuzana Licko for being the recipient of the 2013 SOTA Typography Award – the next typography event to look out for is ATypI’s seminal conference. After having to miss out on this annual meeting of typographic minds for two years in a row – [...]

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21st Century Victorian Shows Contemporary Fairground Sign Writing

I just discovered yet another marvelous documentary short about sign painting, this time from the UK. 21st Century Victorian is a remarkable, passionate and personal story of the art of Fairground Sign Writing, a unique art form that has been dying out. However it has found fresh enthusiasm and interest with new generations, enthralled by [...]

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17th and Oak Transforms Movie Quotes And Lyrics Into Typographic Prints

If you are looking for a present for a type-loving pop-culture addict, these posters from 17th and Oak might do the trick. After working in the design industry since 2004 Pete Ware wanted to branch out and focus on his own work. His love for print was the incentive to launch 17th and Oak, specialising [...]

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Type Only Celebrates Typography As Standalone Graphic Device

In a mere four years since their emergence with Studio Culture Unit Editions have become a staple in the design world. The progressive publishing venture founded by Adrian Shaughnessy and Spin’s Tony Brook and Patricia Finegan produces high-quality, affordable books on graphic design and visual culture, and their releases are closely watched. The announcement of [...]

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Type Hunting, A Tumblr of Gorgeous Vintage Letters

Whether you need to rinse your eyes and brain from too many shiny beveled logos with gradients, or you are looking for inspiration for your next hipster logo design, Type Hunting is a real treat. This Tumblr collects images of old artifacts with letters on them, mostly old logos and brand marks. The name however [...]

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First Digital Edition of 2+3D Design Magazine Focuses on Czech Type Design

There are a lot of interesting things currently happening in the field of typography in Central and Eastern Europe, and specifically in the Czech Republic. We have exciting, prolific type foundries and type designers such as Veronika Burian, one half of TypeTogether; František Štorm’s Storm Type Foundry; Tomáš Brousil’s Suitcase Type Foundry; David Březina’s Rosetta, … [...]

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Xerox Scanners / Photocopiers Randomly Alter Numbers

Thanks to a tip from Jörg Haubrichs, software developer at FontShop International, I read an insane article this weekend that frankly blew my typographic mind. Last Wednesday German computer scientist David Kriesel did a bizarre discovery. After scanning a construction plan on a Xerox Workcentre and printing it, he noticed the perfectly reproduced plan suddenly [...]

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TYPO Berlin 2013 “Touch” In Two Plus Eight Videos

Excellent news from TYPO International Design Talks – last month TYPO San Francisco announced the dates for next year’s edition, and last week the latest video from TYPO Berlin 2013 “Touch” was added to the TYPO Video Portal. As usual the TYPO organisation is quite generous with making select videos from their conferences public. Besides [...]

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