Communication Arts magazine, a professional journal for those involved in visual communications, announces its 8th annual Typography Competition Call for Entries. The deadline for submissions is September 8, 2017.
Typeset in the future is a blog dedicated to fonts in sci-fi. Learn more about the typographic expressions of Blade Runner, Moon or 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The Type Directors Club has presented the prestigious TDC Medal to Dutch typographer Dr. Gerard Unger to recognize his accomplishment in creating some of the world’s most influential typefaces for over the five decades.
Tânia Raposo and Nick Sherman describe how they took on the challenge of representing 40,000 objects in a single visual identity.
The red, white, yellow, and black LEGO logo is synonymous with one of the world’s largest toy manufacturers, but it didn’t always look so familiar. A story by www.logodesignlove.com.
This summer Jakob Engberg, Founder of Copenhagen Signs, will give an extended Sign Painting and Lettering workshop in Slovenia. The 7 day workshop will take you through the basics of hand lettering, brush lettering and sign painting techniques. You will end up with your own hand painted sign on your own custom cut wooden panel. (more…)
“The likelihood of a variety of new approaches to application UI both excites me and scares me a little.” Read the interview by Khoi Vinh.
On June 29, 2017, the Council for German Orthography endorsed the optional use of a capital sharp s (ẞ). Written by Christoph Koeberlin.
“These selections are made by graphic designers, type designers, educators, and enthusiasts who have a peculiarly acute eye on the type scene, capable of spotting worthy needles among the haystack of thousands issued every year.”
From 16 June through 1 October, the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam will be showing the exhibition “Modernism: in print”. It is the first retrospective exhibition of modernism in Dutch graphic design.