Posts by Yves Peters

 

Typographic Time Capsule of A London Street

Two days ago Type Worship launched their first typographic print. It was created by Jamie Clarke, who works with Elliot Jay Stocks on 8 Faces. The illuminated letterpress print is an historical and present–day snapshot of Exmouth Market in Clerkenwell, a vibrant little street around the corner from Clarke’s home in Central London. It captures the [...]

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Paula Scher’s Typobsessive Ho-ho-ho Digital Christmas Card

Say what you want, but I like holiday cards at year’s end. I even had a competition running at FontShop BeNeLux for a couple of years (2007, 2008 & 2009). They are the perfect vehicles for self-promotion, and every year we see designers really outdo themselves when it comes to originality and creativity. My own [...]

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Last Week of Early Bird Rate for Second Kerning Conference in Faenza, Italy

Another conference is having its last week of Early Bird rates. While TYPO Berlin covers a broad range of topics related to design, culture and society, Kerning Conference squarely focuses on (web) typography. It is the perfect companion for that other web typography event Ampersand in Brighton, Great Britain – one for each “side” of [...]

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Last Week of Early Bird Rate for TYPO Berlin 2014 “Roots”

’Tis the season to give your loved ones presents, but why not treat yourself as well this year? Now that 2014 is almost here, this is the perfect moment to plan ahead and see what the new year brings with regards to conferences. Since two-three years a number of new (web) design & typography events [...]

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FontWalk Microsite Wins Gold at Annual Multimedia Award 2014

FontWalk is a fabulous new take on the concept of the type catalogue / specimen / newsletter from FontShop AG, launched in June 2013 with a second “episode” went live in October. It won Gold in the category Microsite at the Annual Multimedia Award 2014 – a competition for digital brand communication that defines the state of the art [...]

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Biblioteca Bodoni Launched on Bicentennial Anniversary of Giambattista Bodoni’s Death

As the year slowly draws to a close I’d be remiss not to mention Biblioteca Bodoni, a project launched last September to commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of Giambattista Bodoni’s death (1740–1813). The website is designed to encourage awareness for the legacy of the legendary Italian printer (born in Piedmont but producing most of his work [...]

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