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Utopia comes to life with Animography’s brand new Mondrianesque typeface

2018-11-09T12:20:22+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Utopian, Animography, animated typeface, fonts, letterforms, symbols, Alex Trochut, Pablo Lozano, Piet Mondrian, adobe, Adobe After Effects, Sol Lewitt, De Stijl, Amsterdam, Jeroen Krielaars, Calango Animated typefaces became more accessible and used over the last years with social media but we see it as a consequence on a specialisation within our industry: motion + [...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez X Tandem: when radical politics meet radical branding victory ensues

2018-11-08T12:20:14+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Tandem Design NYC, political campaign, branding, typography, Design, Democrats, US Congress, Midterms 2018, Joe Crowley, New York, political branding, Scott Starrett, Shaun Gillen, Maria Arenas, Steven Heller, VOX, Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, United Farm Workers, Type Magazine, Heroic Everywoman, 'Rosie the Riveter', posters, Netflix, Norwester, Metropolis, Graphic Design USA, Milton Glaser, It's [...]

Sotheby’s Halloween auction is an ode to the big, bad posters of vintage horrors

2018-11-01T12:20:21+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  sotheby's, auction, poster, horror, memorabilia, The Mummy, Universal Pictures, Halloween, The Observer, The Hollywood Reporter, film, lithographic, Dracula, Metropolis, Frankenstein, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Robert Florey, Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Zita Johann, Karoly Grosz, Whitney Museum, John Maher, Reuters, Metallica, Kirk Hammett, It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection [...]

Gerard Unger’s Theory of Type Design is the must-buy book of the season

2018-10-31T12:20:23+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Theory of Type Design, Gerard Unger, publication, typographer, graphic designer, type design, nai010 publishers, Hansje van Halem, Dutch, typeface, Coranto, Gulliver, USA Today, fonts, letterforms, typography, cuneiform, Wim Crouwel, New Alphabet, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, University of Reading, Leiden University, Netherlands, H.N. Werkman, Maurits Enschedé prize, SOTA Typography Award, University of Hasselt, Belgium, Piet [...]

Bigger and Better: Graphic Design Festival Scotland 2018 in 230 posters!

2018-10-30T12:20:33+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Graphic Design Festival Scotland 2018, GDFS, International Poster Book, Young & Powerful Competition, International Poster Competition, Erik Kessels, David Carson, Pentagram, KesselsKramer, GraphicDesign&, Naresh Ramchandani, Lucienne Roberts, Rebecca Wright, Noemie Le Coz, Noviki, Ruby Boddington, Warriors Studio, J Thomson, Mohawk, Pantone, Live Project Graphic Design Festival Scotland (GDFS) is a celebration of creativity, innovation, collaboration. [...]

From Ruscha to Holzer: the Visual Language in the era of Fake News is provokingly double-edged

2018-10-24T12:20:36+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Visual Language, Subliminal Projects, FACTION Art Projects, typography, exhibition, art, typographic, Harlem, New York, Los Angeles, America, Betty Tompkins, Chad Kouri, Dface, Ed Ruscha, Gregg Deal, Guerrilla Girls, Jenny Holzer, Nathaniel Russell, Ramsey Dau, Scott Albrecht, Shepard Fairey, Umar Rashid, Wayne White, fake news, Lizzy Lloyd, Pop art, Cubism, futurism, Concrete Poetry, Surrealism, Dada, [...]

Kickstarter alert! Save one of Europe’s last functional Linotype and restart a letterpress printed evolution

2018-10-19T12:20:27+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Linotype, kickstarter, crowdfund, Florian, The Impossible Project, Polaroid, Supersensein 2014, Willy Kolleger, Ottmar Mergenthaler, print, typesetting, publishing, type, Newspapers, metal type, metal typesetting, glyph, Vienna, Austria, Netherlands, Thomas Edison Very honestly, even after some successfully completed impossible missions, saving this giant Linotype machine is not at all a piece of creamy cake. Especially because [...]

For Freedoms: with 50 billboards across the USA this art initiative disrupts our world

2018-10-17T12:20:22+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  For Freedoms, 50 State Billboards, Hank Willis Thomas, Eric Gottesman, freedom, social intervention, United States, USA, Connecticut, Texas, billboards, posters, initiative, politics, collaboration, social issues, free speech, art, Four Freedoms, America, Norman Rockwell, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Donald Trump This is not just Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. This is 50 billboards across all 50 states -and beyond which aims [...]

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