PETER SCHMIDT GROUP publish a series of videos documenting talks on type, in the latest Dan Ratighan the Adobe’s Type Director, on the future of type, creating projects which push beyond the technical boundaries of type and how we as an industry keep moving things forward.
Dafi Kühne released this inspirational (& informative!) video documenting the production of his latest poster. Whereby he paints lettering forms with a stiff bristle brush in PVA glue to create a relief before mounting the dried sheet as a plate at type high to print gorgeous fluid and highly textural forms. (Mind blown once again - I am a huge fan of Dafi’s work and brave approach to experimentation with print media).
Eye 97 is entirely devoted to editorial design – The mags profiled span both independent and mass-market titles. The ‘Front matter’ section includes articles about a new type scheme for students, while the ‘Uncoated’ section tackles punk graphics at Cranbrook, other features include Peter Biľak’s Works That Work, membership magazine, and David Crowley delights in the surrealist layouts and covers of Ty i Ja, an ambitious Polish magazine from the 1960s. Check out ‘Eye Before You Buy’ gives viewers a glimpse of the entire issue.
This wonderful video supports Art teaching in schools. “Art and cultural production is at the very centre of what community is… art is a reflection of our society and identity.” Some of the industries luminaries outline the overwhelmingly positive benefits of arts and cultural education on the lives of young people. “Art is the oxygen that makes all other subjects breathe”.
A music icon, a place, an identity, a typeface and an artist come together to share and create new memories.
A short documentary on the work and life of San Francisco designer, Martin Venezky. I loved hearing his take on assembly and collision of objects in compositions. Super interesting!
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