typography

 

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 [...]

Read more

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 [...]

Read more

Deadline for Walter Tiemann Prize in Three Days

Fellow Typophile, regular Fonts In Use contributor, blogger for the esteemed competition and all-round nice chap Florian Hardwig pointed out to me that the deadline for this year’s Walter Tiemann Prize is almost upon us. This international award honours innovative typographic design ideas in book design. It is aimed at those who consider the book [...]

Read more

Excellent Documentary Marred By Typographic Anachronisms

The best way to tick off a graphic designer cum typography blogger? Intercut the historical footage from 1963 in the BBC documentary Martin Luther King and the March on Washington with images of fake vintage banners printed in vinyl with friggin’ Arial (released in 1982). Last night I was thoroughly enjoying the documentary until the [...]

Read more

Yearbook of Type Offers Overview of Recent Typographic Production

On the first day of Summer Slanted – known for their graphic design magazine focusing on typography and other publications like Typodarium, the typographic tear-off calendar – announced the publication of the first edition of Yearbook of Type I. Compiled by the Slanted editorial team in Karlsruhe (Flo Gaertner, Lars Harmsen and Julia Kahl) and some people from [...]

Read more

Excellent First Kerning Conference Brings (Web) Typography to Southern Europe

If you are into typography and were anywhere near Faenza, Italy two months ago yet didn’t go to Kerning Conference, you seriously missed out. The inaugural edition of this local event with an international scope was of such high quality it elicited this remark from Richard Rutter: If this year’s @ampersandconf is as good as [...]

Read more

Kerning, A Promising New Typography Conference In Italy

I was a little disappointed I couldn’t attend the second edition of TYPO San Francisco after speaking there last year, but that doesn’t mean I won’t have my share of conferences before summer. And it starts in just two weeks when I will be talking at Kerning, the first international conference in Italy (and by [...]

Read more

Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals Explores The Space Between The Characters

I have said this numerous times over the past few years – now is a great time to be into typography. Typographic production is at an all-time high, digital font technology allows for unequalled typographic refinement, the general public has never been more aware of typography, and last year again a number of fascinating books [...]

Read more

The FontFeed

The FontFeed is a daily dispatch of recommended fonts, typography techniques, and inspirational examples of digital type at work in the real world. Eat up.

Archives

Subscribe

The FontFeed RSS The FontFeed Comments RSS