Posts by Yves Peters

 

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” going 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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Try Thousands of Webfonts From FontShop For Free with WebFonter

FontShop is constantly at the forefront of font technology, developing innovative tools to facilitate and enhance the work of (web) designers. Today the world’s leading retailer of digital type and publisher of the largest library of original contemporary typefaces launched its latest project. WebFonter aims to become an indispensable tool for anyone designing for the [...]

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Food Truck Pays Homage to Gastrotypographicalassemblage

It may seem a bit ironic to post this now that all our American readers are still digesting the copious amounts of food from last night (or constructing epic sandwiches with the leftovers) – happy Thanksgiving by the way. Here’s a nice video short documenting the lettering on a food truck owned by Tim Van [...]

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