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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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Upcoming TYPO Dates Announced and 25% Reduction For TYPO London

TYPO Talks closed off a very successful conference season. After launching two new sister conferences – last Fall’s TYPO London “Places” and TYPO San Francisco in early April – it had yet another great edition of TYPO Berlin. To allow the general public to discover the two new non-Berlin events the TYPO Talks organisation produced two short [...]

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4-Hand Typography Shows TypeTogether In Action

Looking up information for last week’s post about the European Design Awards 2012 I stumbled upon this simply lovely promotional video for TypeTogether. Four Hand Typography shows the type designer duo of Veronika Burian and José Scaglione collaborating on type design projects, interacting with co-workers, exhibiting their work, and lecturing and holding workshops all over [...]

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Wimbledon Champions Explode Into Words

A tweet by type designer Nadine Chahine made me discover a superb typographic promo by BBC for its Wimbledon 2012 coverage. The 40-second launch trailer created by Red Bee Media shows some of the top male and female tennis players performing their signature shots. Their bodies suddenly are rendered in words describing their characteristics, playing [...]

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Animated Trailer for ISType Conference

Ampersand wasn’t the only type conference this past weekend. From June 15 to 18 a sizable part of the type world was in Istanbul, Turkey for the second ISType (Istanbul Type Seminars). This lecture and workshop series conceived by typographers / designers / educators Onur Yazıcıgil (Sabancı University) and Alessandro Segalini (Izmir University of Economics) is devoted to encouraging [...]

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