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MARK’s design activism for MLF is a call to arms

2017-11-16T12:16:48+00:00

Tags  visual identity, politics, activism, posters Machester based design studio MARK and the co-ordinators of Manchester Literature Festival (MLF) are sharing the same agenda. Rebranding this year’s event for MLF MARK hacked the visual identity of this gathering to address politics and activism through type and design. The anarchic graphics which express the duality that [...]

MARK’s design activism for MLF is a call to arms 2017-11-16T12:16:48+00:00

IAMGOD: Enter the big bang of graphic design as it happens

2017-11-08T12:16:23+00:00

Tags  Graphic Design, typography, semiotics, semiology, writing systems IAMGOD does not describe an explosion in an existing space, but the mutual creation of matter, space and time from an original singularity” writes Robin Coenen and André van Rueth on their explosive new platform of a Big Bang universe made of and with graphic design. “Regarding [...]

IAMGOD: Enter the big bang of graphic design as it happens 2017-11-08T12:16:23+00:00

Fontself Maker to bring color font creation to anyone

2017-11-03T12:16:27+00:00

Tags  Coloured fonts, type design, typography, Graphic Design Fontself, a pioneer in color font technologies since 2006, is introducing a ground-breaking way to make color fonts, with Fontself Maker, its leading font creation extension for Illustrator CC. “Fontself Maker is the go-to solution for thousands of professional creatives, graphic designers and illustrators who ever dreamed [...]

Fontself Maker to bring color font creation to anyone 2017-11-03T12:16:27+00:00

Taschen’s bold ode to the golden age of Russian film poster design

2017-10-26T12:16:18+00:00

Tags  Poster collection, Book Publication, Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde, Taschen, poster design At the vivid intersection of cinematic and graphic design history, “Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde” gathers 250 film posters from 1920s and 1930s Russia to explore a world of innovative, revolutionary aesthetics. Brimming with bold colors, dramatic angles, and eye-catching [...]

Taschen’s bold ode to the golden age of Russian film poster design 2017-10-26T12:16:18+00:00

Happy 90th anniversary Futura! The book, the font and Stanley Kubrick

2017-10-21T12:20:29+00:00

Tags  Paul Renner, futura, Iconic font, Bauhaus, “Futura: The Typeface”, Book Publication Edited by Petra Eisele, Professor of Design History and Design Theory at the University of Mainz, Dr. Annette Ludwig, Director of the Gutenberg Museum and Isabel Naegele, Professor of Typography at the University of Mainz this stunning book tells the story of the iconic [...]

Happy 90th anniversary Futura! The book, the font and Stanley Kubrick 2017-10-21T12:20:29+00:00

The Proust Questionnaire: Featuring Machine

2017-10-19T12:16:12+00:00

Tags  Graphic Design Studio, Studio “Machine”, 'Designed By Machine', Graphic Design, poster design, typography Mark Klaverstijn & Paul du Bois-Reymond are a well-oiled machine – literally. The creators of Amsterdam-based design Studio “Machine” started their first collective 'DEPT' (together with Leonard van Munster) right after graduation. In their first years as a collective they worked [...]

The Proust Questionnaire: Featuring Machine 2017-10-19T12:16:12+00:00

Brand new debate: Dropbox unveiled its new major revamp in a decade

2017-10-12T12:20:21+00:00

Tags  Dropbox, redesign, typeface The graphic design community -always eager to debate on anything new- has a new hot potato to argue.  Silicon Valley’s low profile brand, Dropbox got it’s first major redesign in a decade and the white-and-blue aesthetic is obviously a thing of the past. Dropbox’s colorful new look includes a flatter box [...]

Brand new debate: Dropbox unveiled its new major revamp in a decade 2017-10-12T12:20:21+00:00

A celebration for Monotype’s Berthold Wolpe spectacular revival

2017-10-09T12:20:32+00:00

Tags  Berthold Ludwig Wolpe, The Wolpe Exhibition, The Wolpe Collection, Monotype, Toshi Omagari, typographer, Type designer, Albertus Nova, Wolpe Fanfare, Wolpe Pegasus, Wolpe Tempest, Sachsenwald. A month-long celebration The Wolpe Exhibition in the event of the newly launched The Wolpe Collection - a new collection of typefaces, originally designed by Berthold Wolpe, now revived by [...]

A celebration for Monotype’s Berthold Wolpe spectacular revival 2017-10-09T12:20:32+00:00