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Antithesis – A 3D Dance Film And Typeface By Yanone

On December 3rd 2012, a crowd funding campaign started for an unusual film project. The young Germany type designer and multimedia artist Yanone is making a dance music film, whose concept is borrowed from his typeface Antithesis. As Yanone is a good friend of the FontFeed and we are a fan of his work, we [...]

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Second Edition of Beyond Tellerrand Next Week

Just before lunch today I did a presentation at Webfontday 2012, a one-day conference organised by the Typographische Gesellschaft München. Up until recently I only talked at typography / graphic design conferences. Because of the rapid rise of webfonts I now have couple of web design / webfonts events under my belt too. My introduction to these was the [...]

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New Interactive Typographic Animation Series “The Futura Gold”

Long-time readers of The FontFeed will remember Chris Gavin’s innovative 2009 short film TXT ISLAND. An epic tale of misadventure depicted in plastic lettering, TXT ISLAND went on to appear at over 30 international animation and film festivals (including Stuttgart and Annecy), gained finalist status (for Best Short Film) at the 2010 British Animation Awards, [...]

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Videos From TYPO London 2012 “Social” Released

TYPO Talks are very efficient in following up their events, and this time they really outdid themselves. Two weeks before TYPO London 2012 “Social”, the organisation posted last year’s presentation by Tony Brook, one of the most favourite speakers of TYPO London 2011, as a teaser for their upcoming conference. And barely a day after [...]

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I Can’t Draw Animals…

This weekend A2-TYPE – the type foundry set up in 2010 by Henrik Kubel and Scott Williams’ design studio A2/Sw/Hk – posted a wonderful and surprisingly touching video on Vimeo. I Can’t Draw Animals… shows type designer Henrik Kubel hand lettering his own narration, explaining why he draws type. The video was produced as a final piece [...]

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Bob Dylan’s Subterranean Homesick Blues, Relettered

Some people say classics shouldn’t be messed with, but I see no harm in having a little fun with iconic fixtures of pop culture. And few are more iconic than the footage of Bob Dylan discarding cue cards to the lyrics of Subterranean Homesick Blues. Regarded widely as being the first “commercial” music video, in [...]

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Interview With Sumner Stone For TDC’s Type Legends Series

This weekend the Type Directors Club of New York posted an interview with Sumner Stone conducted by Nick Sherman on their Vimeo account. It is the latest instalment in their Type Legends series, which also features interviews with Mike Parker, Ed Benguiat, and Erik Spiekermann. The iconic type designer recounts his career in type design, [...]

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An Evening with Jesse Ragan, Typeface Designer

Just after the weekend, on Monday September 24, FontShop is proud to sponsor An Evening with Jesse Ragan, Typeface Designer, programmed by AIGA SF. At this evening the renowned typeface designer will reveal the fundamental principles of his process. Although 90% of his work is designing type and lettering, Jesse also teaches one class a [...]

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