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SPD Awards: WIRED mag & more in this year’s exceptional Competition

2018-03-17T12:16:22+00:00 March 17th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Society of Publication Designers, Medal Finalists, Magazine of the year, Brand of the Year, Garden & Gun, Gather Journal, Harvard Business Review, New York Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Refinery29, Wired, 53rd Annual Design Competition, Design, photography, illustration, print, digital, Publications, Tim Leong, Toby Kaufmann The Society of Publication Designers (SPD) has annouced [...]

Melon Modern’s bespoke typeface for Adidas is fixed to a grid

2018-03-14T17:06:31+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Melon Modern, a small design studio based in London, aims high. “Our approach to projects as designer(s) is conducted through our multi–disciplinary experience, focusing on the diverse subjects of design; illustration, typography, branding, campaign, editorial, digital design and print” notes the studio. Melon Modern has worked with a variety of clients in the public and [...]

Anna Rügerin, the first female typographer ever

2018-03-08T12:20:20+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  typography, letterforms, TypeCon 52, International Women’s Day, Typo Berlin 2015, Anna Rügerin, Sachsenspiegel, Georg Wolfgang Panzer, Pussy Galore, WD+RU, Sibylle Hagmann, Kontour, Formulare und deutsch rhetorica, Gothic, Johann Schönsperger Typography is a particularly male-dominated craft -even today. Even in 2015, findings have shown that during TypeCon 52 men and 15 women talked about typography [...]

From Alien to Seven: 7 times typography ruled the silver screen

2018-03-06T12:19:25+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  typography, Oscars, Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho, graphic designer, News Gothic, Tony Paladino, Saul Bass, Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino, Aachen, Alan Meeks, Colin Brignall, Letraset, Alien, Ridley Scott, Helvetica Black, Akzidenz-Grotesk, Max Miedinger, Match Point, Woody Allen, typeface, Windsor Light Condensed, Ed Benguiat, Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky, Trajan, Carol Twombly, Jay Johnson, Drive, Nicolas Winding Refn, [...]

Clubbed to death with UK’s ultimate typographic rave bangers

2018-03-02T12:20:17+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Graphic Design, visual book, Rick Banks, Dezeen, Kickstarted, Clubbed, logos, posters, flyers, tickets, Fabric, The Haçienda, Soho, UK, nightclub, book, Bill Brewster, kickstarter, iconic designer, Peter Saville, Ben Kelly, 8vo, Spin, The Designers Republic, Mark Farrow, Jon Jeffrey (Bibliothèque), Central Station Art, Anthony Burrill, INTRO (Mat Cook), Trevor Johnson, Pentagram (Angus Hyland), Julian Morey, [...]

Craig Ward on his typeface for England World Cup Kit 2018 for Nike

2018-03-01T12:20:27+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Craig Ward, 2018 England World Cup, Design, typeface, Gill, Flaxman, Bespoke, font, custom, nike, 3D, adobe, Calvin Klein, Dior, ADC Young Guns, Type Directors Club, Certificate, Typographic Excellence, TEDx, Graphic Design British-born design director Craig Ward notes on his latest typographic work for the 2018 England World Cup kit “I began by looking at the clarity and [...]

From Oscars with rage: how Impact brought activism to the world

2018-02-27T12:21:31+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Frances McDormand, typography, Martin McDonagh, billboards, Jake Cunningham, American Film Institute, 75th Golden Globe Awards, Justice4Grenfell, Grenfell Towers, BBH Labs, The New York Times, AdWeek, Little White Lies, NRA, Geoffrey Lee, Progressive Turnout Project, Paul Ryan, activism, Stephenson Blake foundry, Oscars, Impact,  sans-serif typeface, Microsoft Windows In the highly acclaimed [...]

Firey visual languages & typo fury has Design Inbada 2018 up in flames

2018-02-23T12:20:26+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Design Indaba, 23rd annual Design Indaba Conference and Festival, Edel Rodriguez, Fast Company, South Africa, MTV, Graphics, posters, The Washington Post, art, art director, Time, social art, Artscape Theatre, Apartheid, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King From the founder of Airbnb, providing innovative solutions for refugees in 2017 to the most promising creatives of our [...]