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Type]Media Unveil 2012 Crop To The Typography World

The unveiling of a fresh batch of graduates from KABK’s intensive one-year masters course in type design has been much anticipated moment for a couple of years now. Since the actual presentation improved so much with the introduction of the 2011 Type]Media website last year it has turned into a minor event in the type […]

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Uncategorized | Yves Peters

VirusFonts Releases Olympukes 2012, London Edition

On the occasion of the London 2012 Olympics, VirusFonts release Olympukes 2012 – a new set of pictograms for the London games. In 2004, VirusFonts originally took on the Olympic pictograms – the ultimate designer’s commission – but with a witty subversion. Rather than of expressing ‘inspirational’ human endeavour, the Virus pictograms acknowledged the complex contradictions of […]

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Uncategorized | Yves Peters

FF Scuba Marries Tourist With Alice In Wonderland

Searching for ways to promote typefaces in an increasingly crowded market place, foundries find fresh and novel ways to grab the attention of the type-loving public. For the past few years more and more new type designs have been advertised with trailer-like short videos. Driven by their love for type and powered by their passion […]

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Uncategorized | Yves Peters

Foundry Focus: Process Type Foundry

An interview with Eric Olson and Nicole Dotin of the American Process Type Foundry.

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Uncategorized | Yves Peters

Abril Wins Gold Medal at European Design Awards 2012

Last month, on Saturday, May 26th, the European Design Awards 2012 Ceremony was held in Helsinki in the 80-year old movie theatre Bio Rex, widely regarded as a landmark of Finnish architecture. The best designers from all corners of the continent gathered to recognise and reward their achievements of the previous year. Gold and silver […]

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Uncategorized | Yves Peters

FontFont Focus: FF Good, FF More, FF Best!

Recently Łukasz Dziedzic expanded his sans serif family FF Good , then designed the serif family FF More to work alongside it.

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Uncategorized | Yves Peters

Welcome To 2012: Free Erler Dingbats

The free dingbat font Erler Dingbats offers an up-to-date, contemporary, 100% Unicode compatible alternative for the standard OS dingbat fonts.

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Uncategorized | Jürgen Siebert

Foundry Focus: Fontsmith

An interview with Jason Smith of the British Fontsmith type foundry.

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Uncategorized | Yves Peters

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