Posts by Yves Peters

 

Last Days of Reduced Rate for TYPO Berlin 2013 “Touch”

You can always count on the TYPO organisers to come up with fun surprise initiatives. Their Early Bird reduced rates were supposed to end on February 28. That is, until they realised this year is an important anniversary for the Berlin design conference (which now also has sister events in London and San Francisco). Its [...]

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Colvert, Achieving Harmony Through Diversity

Earlier this year the French typographies.fr joined FontShop as an exclusive foundry. Founded five years ago by Jonathan Perez – who was joined by Laurent Bourcellier a couple of weeks after its inception – the foundry’s mission is to create and distribute Latin and non-Latin typefaces, adhering to the highest aesthetic and linguistic standards. The typographies.fr typefaces [...]

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Discover Typographica’s “Our Favorite Typefaces of 2012”

The wait is finally over, and it was well worth it. Not a Best Of-list nor an Award, Typographica’s Our Favorite Typefaces of 2012 celebrates type design by inviting type connoisseurs – typographers, type and other designers, type commentators, … – to select one typeface released in the past year and write a review about it. This year’s [...]

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Help Touch: The Vista Sans Wood Type Project Get Funded

I would like to point you to a lovely project on Kickstarter which needs its last tiny push to get funded in a little over 24 hours. The Vista Sans Wood Type Project is a collaborative project involving 21 innovative letterpress artists, designers and studios from all over the world. It was initiated by Tricia [...]

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FontFont 2012 – (Not Quite An) Annual Report

One year after their FontFont 2011 – (Not Quite An) Annual Report, FontFont – one of the leading independent font foundries with the largest library of original, contemporary typefaces – did it again with the recently published 2012 edition. This time the report has taken the form of an interactive publication on their website. The FontFeed talked [...]

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Film Design Awards Finalists Screening at SXSW Next Week

In his recent post on Wide Screen, the Yahoo movies blog, Will Perkins wonders where the Oscars for Best Title Sequence were at the recent ceremony. Indeed, although this area of filmmaking is already recognised at the Emmies with the Emmy Award For Outstanding Main Title Design, it still is overlooked at most other award [...]

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