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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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Preview Fonts In Adobe Creative Suite With The Free FontShop Plugin

Preview the 150,000 FontShop fonts directly in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and create comps and mock-ups for your clients – for free!

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BBC’s Great Expectations Wins 2012 Emmy Award For Outstanding Main Title Design

The nominations and winning title sequence for Outstanding Main Title Design at the 2012 Primetime Emmys.

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Livestream from Influxis Lounge at Reasons to be Creative

The coming three days I will be at Reasons To Be Creative festival, Brighton’s September conference for coders and designers. Originally called Flash on the Beach (FOTB), the scope of the conference expanded in such a dramatic way that organiser John Davey renamed it this year to more accurately represent its breadth. This festival for [...]

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If Movies Had Opening Titles With Crappy Fonts…

As you may very well know I often rail against poor typographic choices for movie posters and credit title sequences. However it could be even worse, and after seeing the remix video If Movies Had Crappy Fonts I feel like such a snob. Jest – the latest website under the CollegeHumor Media umbrella – asks if using [...]

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Video Impression of ISType 2012 Transmit

It seems to me that organisers of type and design conferences are becoming slightly sadistic. After every event video impressions are being released to show people who didn’t attend what an awesome conference they missed. The stylish video after the jump shows fragments of lectures and workshops during the second ISType conference which was held [...]

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Short Off Book Documentary on Logos

Last week PBS posted a new episode of Off Book on its YouTube channel. The short documentary Off Book: The Art of Logo Design/a> produced by Kornhaber Brown examines how great logos are created. Off Book is a web-only series from PBS Arts that expands the definition of art. Each episode explores a cutting-edge genre [...]

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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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