Posts by Yves Peters

 

Excellent First Kerning Conference Brings (Web) Typography to Southern Europe

If you are into typography and were anywhere near Faenza, Italy two months ago yet didn’t go to Kerning Conference, you seriously missed out. The inaugural edition of this local event with an international scope was of such high quality it elicited this remark from Richard Rutter: If this year’s @ampersandconf is as good as [...]

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Filmotype Specimen Pages on Flickr

As a logical extension of my previous post, here is some authentic vintage font porn from James Pucket. This self-professed “craftsman of typefaces in the American tradition” is founder of Dunwich Type Founders and responsible for Daily Type Specimen, a Tumblr whose name is pretty self-explanatory. James recently scanned over thirty Filmotype specimen pages at [...]

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PVP Makes Fun of Font Porn

The popular webcomic by Scott R. Kurtz makes its third reference to typography.

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Video Impressions of The 5th International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication

I hope everyone is having a great time at Ampersand! Another Spring conference I unfortunately couldn’t attend was ICTVC, the 5th International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication. The conference is organised by the Institute for the Study of Typography & Visual Communication and took place from 6 to 8 June 2013 in Nicosia, Cyprus, [...]

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Last Ten Tickets For Ampersand Conference 2013

Friday the third edition of the web typography conference Ampersand closes the Spring design and typography conference season. This affordable one-day event for knowledgeable web designers & type enthusiasts represents the overlapping worlds of type design, web design, and software. It will be a fabulous day of nitty-gritty details from experts in font design & [...]

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Animated Short Explains The History Of Typography

Ben Barrett-Forrest breezes through the history of typography in a little over five minutes.

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Gorgeous Typographic Illustrations for Wired Magazine

Designer and illustrator Timba Smits created a dozen typographic illustrations for the article “Rory Sutherland knows how to save marketing” in Wired.

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Last Days of Early Bird Registration for ISType 2013 “Stroke”

Like I mentioned in my last post I attended/spoke at my share of conferences these past few weeks, yet the fun is not over yet. Last year I complained that the Istanbul Type Seminars did their very best to make me regret not attending by posting their video impressions on Vimeo. I added I definitely [...]

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