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Get lost in translation with Li Xu’s extremely beautiful Chinese typographic adventures

2018-08-29T12:20:55+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Li Xu, Beijing Art A&B Design, Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication, HeiBei Academy of Fine Arts Xu, China, Chinese characters, Western characters, ideographic, glyph, typographic, Graphic Design, typography, poster festival, character, silent language, Latvian Designers Society Award 2018, Virtual Biennale Prague 2015-Prague International Art & Design Exhibition, The 1st International Poster Festival of Shenzhen [...]

Forme’s Untruth is the must have printed letterpress publication to own

2018-08-23T12:20:11+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Forme, Untruth, New North Press, Richard Ardagh, Graham Bignell, Beatrice Bless, letterpress, publication, typography, editorial design, hand-set type, hot-metal type, wood fonts, metal fonts, cast-iron press, pamphlet, printing, poster, paper conservation, information, fake news, clickbait, Neil Garrett, Oxford University, Princeton University, Chelsea College of Art, Camberwell College, Central St Martins, New North Road, East [...]

Top 20 A’ Design Award Winners with type in their genes

2018-08-14T12:20:31+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  A' Design Award & Competition, collaboration, top 20, call for entries, Register, Design, competition, creativity, innovation, letterforms, symbols, type, typographic Typeroom presents a very inspiring feature for design aficionados in collaboration with the world’s leading international annual juried competition for design, A’ Design Award & Competition. The A’ Design Award & Competition has been [...]

Rixing Type Foundry is the Chinese typographic gem we should know

2018-08-08T12:20:15+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Rixing Type Foundry, 日星鑄字行, Chang Chieh-kuan, letterpress, printing, type character molds, typefaces, kai ti, song ti, hei ti, 楷體, 宋體, 黑體, Taipei, Song Dynasty, Taiwan, Chinese typefaces, moveable lead type, The Taipei Times Possibly home to the last remaining collection of traditional Chinese movable type character molds in the world, Rixing Type Foundry "possesses [...]

Visability93: McCann London raises awareness for invisible disabilities by reimagining International Symbol of Access

2018-08-07T12:20:12+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Visability93, McCann London, McCann Worldgroup, Interpublic Group, International Symbol of Access, ISA, Design, icon font, disability, charities, symbols of access, Visual Language, awareness, UK, Dan Howarth, Lisa Carrana, Alzheimer’s Disease, Blue Badge, Grand Prix, Cannes Lions, Creative eCommerce A call to all designers that is humane and kind. On the 50th anniversary of the [...]

DixonBaxi and Fontsmith create type out of the clash and sounds of London

2018-08-03T12:20:49+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Fontsmith, FS Benjamin, Sounds of London, campaign, typeface, font, serif, soundtrack, field recordings, vinyl, typogaphic, london, Houses of Parliament, Westminster, Big Ben, Stuart de Rozario, Jason Smith Consisting of 12 styles FS Benjamin is a new flared serif typeface from Fontsmith which has its own soundtrack, those distinctive, multicultural yet very British sounds of [...]

Pentagram’s Beirut redesigned MIT’s heritage for the oldest magazine in the world

2018-08-02T12:20:39+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  MIT Technology Review, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pentagram, Michael Beirut, media company, magazine, publication, redesign, brand identity editorial design, Visual Language, legibility, typeface, helvetica, Neue Haas Grotesk, Independent, TR Mono, Monotype, Commercial Type, A2-Type, Upstatement, Eric Mongeon, Muriel Cooper, Jacqueline Casey, Ralph Coburn, Dietmar Winkler, Christian Schwartz, Henrik Kubel, Hubert & Fischer, MIT Libraries, [...]

From Picasso to Ed Rusha: the use of text in visual art explained

2018-08-01T12:20:15+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Art/Word/Image, exhibition, artworks, modern art, visual arts, Cubist, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Ray Yoshida, Ed Ruscha, Jenny Holzer, Dada, Surrealist, Pop, specimens, wordplay, typographic, screenprint, language, artists From December 2, 2017 through the end of July the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) presented Art/Word/Image, an exhibition comprised of [...]