"Poetry can be many things. It can be simple and complex. It is one of the oldest and one of the most innovative of literary forms... And—of particular interest to me as a graphic designer—it is a peculiarly visual art form."
Pick beautiful ephemera, their new publication Making Books or some studio time via kickstater to help the London Centre for Book Arts grow to make room for more work space, more resources, and more ways to support our community.
Monotoype's Nadine Chahine profiles Tasnima on her acceptance of this prestigious award which celebrates the ‘the first lady of typography’. (Tasnima’s beautiful certificate was hand-lettered by Martina Flor)
A white sheet can instill fear. The fear of not knowing exactly what to do with it, a divide between staying still and making a move. The book, is a collective visual narrative, gathering works and ideas emerging from the 2016 letterpress workers initiative.
An exciting new french foundry bringing the nations typographic style to the world.
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce.
Typographica analyzes the emerging and prevalent typographic trends of 2016 and asked industry to review their Favorite Typefaces of 2016... including Aoife Mooney's profile on Ocre one of my current type crushes!
Venue pays tribute rebels and rockers, this imaginative and playful collection beats to it's own drum!
Typism has been moved forward from its original October date to the 30th of september - this change allowed founder Dominique Falla to up the stakes with an amazing new venue and a very stellar line up!
22nd of July I am facilitating a workshop for anyone interested in design thinking, generating creative ideas, and/or branding. No prior experience required, and you don't need to think of yourself as a creative to generate creative ideas!
More on Frere Jones Type's latest release and on how Tobias turns each project into an opportunity to learn (& what crafting exchange taught him). This is type wisdom from one of the industries best!
Open manifesto journal is one of the best publications on design discourse out there - in this latest issue influential type designers Rudy VanderLans and Kris Sowersby debate promotional tactics and the next generation of type designers.
I was both nervous and humbled to be featured in the latest DA Conversations Podcast we discussed my journey with graphic design, printing & publishing - also what is next for me in business, creativity and life!
Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design will be screened in Brisbane on 11 July.
Brisbane Open House is a free public festival that celebrates Brisbane’s architecture and design, offering public behind-the-scenes access to 100 buildings and spaces in the city and surrounding suburbs.
Frere-Jones latest release Exchange is a dynamic, easy reading family designed for compact setting of longform text. Up large you can see the well considered angles and detailed craftsmanship that are hallmarks of TFJ's work.
The most compelling typefaces serve a purpose beyond functionality or aesthetics. For New Zealand designer Johnson Witehira, that purpose was to create the first typeface designed specifically for the Māori community.
is an award winning British graphic designer, (and successful author) known for his lettering-based installations & murals, after a recent move to Vancouver Alex is making time for creative pracitce and play in the powder.
Learn to heat and bend glass from one of the best!
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