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Lettres Modernes #2: See, Watch, Read

This quick post is specifically aimed at our French(-speaking) readers. This afternoon I leave for Caen, France where I will participate in the international symposium on typography Lettres Modernes #2 tomorrow and Friday, March 27–28. By inviting type designers, researchers and artists, this free event offers two days of reflection on how the coexistence of [...]

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Student Film Looks At Typography From Paper To Screen

With the current interest in web fonts the title may be misleading, because this time we are talking about type from paper to the movie screen. Set to the music of Claude Debussy and Georges Delerue, From Paper To Screen was created by Thibault de Fournas as part of his final year graduation at the [...]

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Ben l’Oncle Soul Recreates Vintage Motown Look

The music video for “Soul Man” inventively integrates design and typography in the footage to visualise the lyrics.

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Monograph Brings Renewed Appreciation For Roger Excoffon

“Roger Excoffon et la fonderie Olive” retraces the history of the Olive foundry through the life of type designer Roger Excoffon.

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“L’Eau et Les Rêves”, A Typographic Fountain In Vence

“L’eau et les rêves” (Water and Dreams) is a typographic public sculpture by Henri Olivier in the center of Vence, at the French Riviera.

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Nomade, A Man of Letters Looking Out Over The Mediterranean

Nomade is a typographic sculpture by contemporary Catalan artist Jaume Plensa on the wall of the Saint-Jaume bastion in Antibes, at the French Riviera.

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Video Announcement For Bureau Des Affaires Typographiques

New French type foundry BAT – Bureau des Affaires Typographiques have produced a fun, professional looking video announcing their impending launch.

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Animated Short Made Entirely With Logos Wins Oscar

In a world made up entirely of trademarks and brand names, Michelin Man cops pursue a criminal Ronald McDonald.

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