Posts by Yves Peters

 

Works That Work, magazine of unexpected creativity

Peter Biľak, the founder of Typotheque (and former editor of Dot Dot Dot magazine) is starting a new design magazine, if he manages to raise sufficient funds by the end of the week!

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Outcome 2012 Presidential Election Predictable By Typography?

Now that the dust has settled and the United States of America have elected their new… errr… old president, I thought I’d have a look at the campaign logos to see if the type tells us anything that we should have known. 20/20 hindsight, ya know? Since Shepard Fairey and the Obama camp embraced Gotham [...]

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Second Edition of Beyond Tellerrand Next Week

Just before lunch today I did a presentation at Webfontday 2012, a one-day conference organised by the Typographische Gesellschaft München. Up until recently I only talked at typography / graphic design conferences. Because of the rapid rise of webfonts I now have couple of web design / webfonts events under my belt too. My introduction to these was the [...]

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New Interactive Typographic Animation Series “The Futura Gold”

Long-time readers of The FontFeed will remember Chris Gavin’s innovative 2009 short film TXT ISLAND. An epic tale of misadventure depicted in plastic lettering, TXT ISLAND went on to appear at over 30 international animation and film festivals (including Stuttgart and Annecy), gained finalist status (for Best Short Film) at the 2010 British Animation Awards, [...]

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Webfontday 2012 This Saturday in München, Germany

I have added a very last-minute speaking commitment to my schedule. This Saturday, November 11, I will give a presentation about improving web typography in a few simple steps at Webfontday 2012, the one-day conference organised by the Typographische Gesellschaft München. The theme this year is “Type goes Interface”.

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Videos From TYPO London 2012 “Social” Released

TYPO Talks are very efficient in following up their events, and this time they really outdid themselves. Two weeks before TYPO London 2012 “Social”, the organisation posted last year’s presentation by Tony Brook, one of the most favourite speakers of TYPO London 2011, as a teaser for their upcoming conference. And barely a day after [...]

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I Can’t Draw Animals…

This weekend A2-TYPE – the type foundry set up in 2010 by Henrik Kubel and Scott Williams’ design studio A2/Sw/Hk – posted a wonderful and surprisingly touching video on Vimeo. I Can’t Draw Animals… shows type designer Henrik Kubel hand lettering his own narration, explaining why he draws type. The video was produced as a final piece [...]

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TDC Greek Week-end With Gerry Leonidas Next Week

Gerry Leonidas returns to the TDC to instruct a weekend-long Greek workshop, November 2-4. Since the first TDC Greek Week-end in 2007, the demand for new typefaces to cover the Greek script has grown dramatically. Pan-european character sets have become the minimum expectation for branding and corporate projects, and the migration of publishers to new [...]

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