Home » NewsBlog » TypeRoom

Airbnb joins Netflix and Apple into the custom typeface trend

2018-05-19T12:20:23+00:00 May 19th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Airbnb, custom typeface, Bespoke, typography, Dalton Maag, Airbnbmag, Derek Chan, Verge, Noah Nathan, Netflix, We Accept Super Bowl, Airbnb Cereal, campaign Named cereal Airbnb presented its new, custom typeface joining a line of companies that are entering the bespoke typographic trend. “At Airbnb, we love typography because we see it as a building block [...]

Nun-turned-artist-turned-pioneer: the stunning story of Corita Kent

2018-05-17T12:20:28+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  exhibition, Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, Corita Kent, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Pop art movement, serigraph editions, Brighton Festival, Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha A new exhibition at the Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft celebrates the life and work of Corita Kent, the woman who shook up the the Catholic church and the [...]

Plug into Irkutsk with INSTID’s electrifying visual branding of the Siberian city

2018-05-15T12:20:16+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Institute for Identity, visual branding, Irkutsk, Natasha Grand, INSTID, Calvert Journal, UnderConsideration, typography, branding, Kremlin, Sergei Levchenko Places have a feel about them. Companies, too” notes UK based Institute for Identity with aims “to nurture the intangibles” and make us understand them instantly and intuitively. “It's intricate work”. The company’s stunning visual branding for [...]

A Black Panther roars in paper: the revolutionary art of Emory Douglas

2018-05-09T17:46:16+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Letterform Archive, the nonprofit center for inspiration, education, publishing, and community which was founded by Rob Saunders, a collector of the letter arts for over 40 years, as a place to share his private collection with the public and is offering hands-on access to a curated collection of over 40,000 items related to lettering, typography, [...]

Coup de foudre! Algorithms and the art of bespoke type for Lafayette Anticipations

2018-05-04T12:20:27+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Graphic Design Studio, Wolff Olins, Bespoke typeface, Lafayette Anticipations, Rem Koolhaas, Fonds de dotation Famille Moulin, algorithm, Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette, Bernard Arnault, Colophon, Louis Vuitton Foundation, Sidney Lim of Wolff Olins, branding, workshop, Francois Quentin, Guillaume Houzé Inspired by the insight that “concealing and revealing words in part creates more anticipation than showing [...]

Celebrating International Jazz Day with Reid Miles’ Blue Note Records typographic legacy

2018-05-01T12:20:31+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  International Jazz Day, Reid Miles, Blue Note Records, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, United Nations General Assembly, Intercultural Dialogue, Herbie Hancock, typography, jazz, John Hermansader, Shawn Hazen, Paul Bacon, Andy Warhol, Richard Cook, Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Clark, Esquire magazine, Blue Note, Felix Cromey, Francis Wolff, Alfred Lion, Glyn Callingham Upon the celebration of International Jazz Day [...]

How Herbert Matter’s innovative typography shaped the visuals of a century

2018-04-27T12:20:45+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Herbert Matter, Graphic Design, typography, photomontage, Charles Eames, AIGA medal, New York Art Director's Club Hall of Fame, Guggenheim Fellowship, Ray Eames, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, David R. Brown, Steven Heller, New Haven Railroad, Yale, Alexey Brodovitch, Knoll, Alvin Eisenman, Container Corporation of America, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Swiss National Tourist [...]

Flying high with the first ever auction of Heathrow’s iconic custom signage

2018-04-25T12:20:14+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Heathrow Terminal, signage, Airport, vintage signage, British serif, typography, Rob Waller, Frutiger, Shelley Winter, Freda Sack, custom typeface, British European Airways, BOAC, CA Global Partners, Stefan Knapp, memorabilia, auction This past Saturday a part of British heritage was auctioned. For what is believed the first auction of the contents of a large airport terminal, 100 bidders [...]