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FontFont Focus: FF Franziska For Bündner Tagblatt

Type is a crucial element in the branding of a newspaper. It defines the atmosphere of the publication, its visual style. It can make the text sound a tad more authoritative, a little friendlier, a smidgen more serious. And if the newspaper is set in one single type family for the entire typographic palette from [...]

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Letterpress Printing at P98a

Last week Erik Spiekermann published a video about his letterpress shop at P98a in Berlin. Even though the audience at large mainly knows him as a successful and acclaimed “digital” designer (290K followers on Twitter, anyone?), creator of some very popular digital typefaces, letterpress has been a constant factor in his career. During his studies [...]

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TYPO Berlin 2014 “Roots”

The frustrating thing about reporting from TYPO conferences is that you feel like you are continuously running out of time. There is so much to see, so many presentations to attend and people to meet that – by the time you have had (very late) dinner and are back in your hotel room – all you can [...]

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Last Few Tickets For TYPO Berlin “Roots” Next Week

Anticipation is slowly but steadily building now that TYPO Berlin is merely a week away. The conference programme has been completed and can be consulted on the TYPO Talks website. It runs over an unprecedented five tracks, with a total of 80 speakers. For anyone who cannot make it, there will be six talks streamed [...]

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Neon Muzeum at TYPO Berlin 2014 “Roots”

Amongst the first names to be confirmed for TYPO Berlin 2014 “Roots” were Ilona Karwinska and David S. Hill. They are the directors and founders of the Polish Neon Muzeum in Warsaw, which is dedicated to the documentation and preservation of Poland’s cold war era neon signs. Contrary to our preconceived notions about former East [...]

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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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Lasercut Cover For Typography Special Of Novum Magazine

Over on our sister blog FontBlog FontShop AG General Manager Jürgen Siebert mentions the “making of” video for the cover for the October issue of German graphic design magazine Novum. It is an impressive feat of design and engineering. Clormann Design developed a graphic concept around the main topic “typography” – an intricate typographic composition [...]

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TYPO Berlin 2013 “Touch” In Two Plus Eight Videos

Excellent news from TYPO International Design Talks – last month TYPO San Francisco announced the dates for next year’s edition, and last week the latest video from TYPO Berlin 2013 “Touch” was added to the TYPO Video Portal. As usual the TYPO organisation is quite generous with making select videos from their conferences public. Besides [...]

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