Direct from its New York showing, TDC64 Auckland is the latest exhibition from the world-renowned Type Directors Club competition, showcasing a culturally diverse and exciting range of award-winning work from over 35 countries.
in a small sanctuary from world events, book lovers gather to sigh over the most beautiful decorative pages and compare techniques “Faced with the hideous maw that is today’s news cycle, there could be little more soothing than slipping into the esoteric world of We Love Endpapers, a society for enthusiasts to share their favourite examples of the most beautiful pages bookending tomes.”
“Some forewords are transitive: acts of seduction that are at the same time documents of earlier seductions.” for the Paris review Michael Chabon on the front matter, back matter, intros, outs, forewords, afterwords and prefaces that he treasures most.
Drew’s ABCs is a project of passion that Ned and Brenda have been dreaming about accomplishing for the past 5 years. Limited to an edition of 350. In its wonderful pages, the alphabet comes alive. The concept for the book was to expose the richness of diversity within typography and celebrate its differences.
An artist’s guide to copyright, written for makers. Both practical and critical, this book will guide you through the concepts underlying copyright and how they apply in your practice. Copy this Book will detail the concepts of authorship and original creation that underlie our legal system. This way, it will equip you with the conceptual keys to participate in the debate on intellectual property today.
TypeTogether started the Programme as an initiative to help promising typeface design students develop their careers. Dr Gerard Unger, who taught José Scaglione and Veronika Burian and inspired many more generations of young type designers, was an avid supporter of the Incentive Programme from the start.
In this wonderful AIGA feature Train as an Architect, Work as a Book Designer Designer Elaine Ramos discovered that sometimes studying the “wrong” subject in school can lead to the right career.
These ‘meets’ are typically closed-doors affairs, but Letterheads Tokyo will provide a rare (and free!) opportunity for the public to glimpse the beautiful work via a free exhibition and opportunity to see the painters in action. At their heart Letterheads events are about nurturing the next generation of sign and lettering artisans through informal opportunities to learn and network. The dedicated website is www.tokyoletterheads.com, and it is available in both English and Japanese.
When a display face is redesigned for smaller sizes, its thin strokes are thickened, its gestures are amplified, its proportions are adjusted to favor small shapes (the entire lowercase usually gets substantially bigger), and additional white space is added wherever it can help relieve congestion: counters are enlarged, apertures opened, and inter-character fit is loosened. The net effect of these changes is an overall widening of letterforms as they get smaller, as a quick comparison of related text and display faces will confirm.