These street name signs 'hide in plain sight' they are read daily for navigation as visual wayfinding anchors but not often seen. Especially by locals, Allistair’s project is about looking at these signs critically to understand where they have come from and what narrative they may tell of his city.
Fontsmith collaborated with DixonBaxi on their latest typeface FS Benjamin named after Big Ben. The project is called the ‘Sounds of London’ and includes a limited edition vinyl and printed specimen based on noises recorded around the city.
Aus Design Radio podcast introduced me to the work of Tom Carey, It is a great episode and lead me down the rabbithole to discover Carey's work on the Sydney Opera House rebrand which included a collaboration with Laurenz Brunner on an amazing 3d and motion responsive typeface
The fifth work in her vowel-based installations series which explores material, spatial, cultural and contextual terms; the abstract construction of letter shapes (line, curve, circle); and the speech sounds the forms elicit. Collidescape, uses typefaces from MuirMcNeil, the computer’s default dash and slash lines, and danger tape pattern.
In a storage unit beneath the tracks of Berlin’s transit system sits an unexpected collection of objects that reveal the city’s urban history—if you know how to read them. Piled on top of one another like a sculptural rendering of a concrete poem is a mountain of three-dimensional letterforms: this is the collection of the Buchstabenmuseum
(not type, books or print but very lovely) I adore this project which maps the urban form of small towns in New Zealand
London-based type foundry Fontsmith’s new typeface FS Irwin takes a transatlantic look at lettering.
Astrid Stavro’s tailored typeface showcases the split personality of Trieste