Monotype's latest revival project presents a restored and digitised collection of typefaces by Berthold Wolpe. Type Designer Toshi Omagari talks with Grafik about how he picked up where Wolpe left off...
Applications are open for Maria's last Calligraphy Course of 2017. Six calligraphy styles over 8 Melbourne based workshops.
Discussing the challenges he faced starting out, why London burned him out and how his return to Scotland has been so positive, why there is no place for ego in the creative industries and why people are crucial to your own path.
It aims to help people find notable voices to follow on Twitter that are most interesting to them. The line up of ladies is exhaustive with representatives from lots of creative fields. (I was honored and surprised to see my face among so many women I admire!)
This Wired feature introduces "the Font Detectives Who Ferret Out Fakery" (Thanks to John & Jen Marchant for the link!)
I am thrilled that I had the honour of contributing to the latest issue of Monotype's The Recorder. My article explores the value of design history and graphic designs place in museum collections.
afFEMation.com is an interactive website that profiles women who have made significant contributions to Australian graphic design since 1960.
It has been a couple of years since I featured Maciej Polczynski in volume 03 of TYPOgraphJournal so I checked in with him to find out more about his recent work, love of type, inspirations and experimental approaches.
Launching his new website - Designer Gabriel Benderski set a challenge to create as many lowercase 'a' with a square counter shape on a 3x3 grid. Result: 255 a's check out the video (and website) here
I am loving Natasha's lettering and illustration work so it is ace to see and hear more about her process ahead of Christchurch's Adobe Creative Jam
Rather than question what a letter 'should' look like, Barry ambitiously explores what letters 'could' look like, establishing a radical model, where the designer actively erodes their preconceived expectations of typographic form.
The latest collection from extraordinary routines is an important read for any designer "What creative person hasn't ended up in a fucking puddle on the floor?" – Kate Berry
Head over heels in love with Bethany Heck's new http://fontreviewjournal.com/ website - the investigation behind each face is tremendous, bethany's writing is super accesible, honest and fun. Check it out for yourself!
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