Posts by Yves Peters

 

TYPO Berlin Goes East

In two days Europe’s biggest annual design conference reaches adulthood when TYPO Berlin celebrates its 18th anniversary. “Touch” opens on Thursday, May 16 at 2 PM with a keynote by the formidable Ken Garland, star of the most recent edition of TYPO London. This year TYPO has taken it upon itself to bring its audience [...]

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Mota Italic Gallery Unofficially Opens TYPO Berlin With Word Jazz

Celebrate the second anniversary of the Mota Italic Gallery at the per-TYPO Berlin Party and Word Jazz opening night.

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8 Faces Launches New Issue And New Website

Yesterday Elliot Jay Stocks launched the latest issue of his limited edition typography magazine 8 Faces, available in printed format and as a downloadable PDF. The core concept remains unchanged – if you could use just eight typefaces, which would you choose? 8 Faces asks this question – and many more – to eight leading designers from the fields of [...]

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YouTube Video Hilariously Parodies Vendor/Client Relationship

This afternoon Allison Dhondt – sales and customer relations at FontShop BeNeLux, and responsible for their excellent Twitter account – pointed me to a very witty 2009 YouTube video by Scofield Editorial, Inc.. The Vendor Client relationship (in real world situations) takes all too familiar situations from the daily life of graphic designers, web designers, type designers, [...]

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Bodies Intertwine In Typographic Poses For The Kama Sutra Project

Conceptual alphabets are not easy to get right. Throw in erotic subject matter, and you have yourself a recipe for disaster. Striking the right balance when creating outright explicit illustrated letters so it does not become awkward or vulgar is incredibly hard. And yet Malika Favre managed to do exactly that with her astounding Kama [...]

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Kerning, A Promising New Typography Conference In Italy

I was a little disappointed I couldn’t attend the second edition of TYPO San Francisco after speaking there last year, but that doesn’t mean I won’t have my share of conferences before summer. And it starts in just two weeks when I will be talking at Kerning, the first international conference in Italy (and by [...]

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