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!
Steve Heller profiles the production process of Brylski a bifurcated Tuscan designed by Nick Sherman. Named after one of Hamilton's retired wood type cutters Brylski is the latest addition to the Museum's Hamilton Wood Type Legacy Project (with P22 Type Foundry).
Aleksandra Samuļenkova award winning pilot A contemporary digital typeface inspired by signpainting designed during KABK's type media program is now available as a 10 style digital family from Bold Monday AND metal font from Swamp Press
Artist Kenji Lim beautiful limited edition hand written book consists of eleven chapters over 173 pages and leaves me lost for words. It is utterly amazing.
Branding with types recent releases show a breadth of stylistic approach an enable you business to speak with clarity and resonance.
Love Wins is a collection of 60 phrases hand lettered especially designed to spread love.
Barbara Enright and Carla Hackett are two of the most talented ladies in the business of brush lettering. They are hosting a 2 day beginners workshop in Brisbane next month. It will be a fantastic opportunity secure your spot!
A librarian at the University of Reading has unearthed one of the oldest surviving pages ever printed, identified as part of a book produced by William Caxton at his Westminster print shop in the 15th century.
Kevin Ho, the software design lead at Ideo recently used machine learning algorithms to visualize the nuanced relationships between hundreds of fonts.
Join David Jonathan Ross' Font of the Month Club and get one of his distinctive display fonts delivered to your inbox every single month (for only $6)!
Catherine Dixon Profiles Rui Abreu for fontstand. Discussing the transition from being able to draw a letter to being able to craft a letter as a part of a system and viewing letters as “having a posture in space.”
How are typefaces designed? What is the process? Which characters are essential? In How to create typefaces Cristóbal Henestrosa, Laura Meseguer and José Scaglione answer these and many other questions in a straightforward and direct way.
A publication that promises to entertain & educate Fontsmith's TypeNotes is alove letter to letterforms
As I am currently overwhelmed in all aspects of life I was incredibly inspired by artist Joseph Ernst Nothing in the News, project. Ernst’s blank newspapers offer a reprieve from the news cycle.
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