Backstage Talks is an interview magazine about how design can change business for better by making it both useful and beautiful. Filled with a number of engrossing interviews and essays by leading creatives and designers.
Nursultan Nazarbayev wrote in Kazakh language newspaper Egemen Kazakhstan that under government plans, all official documents, periodicals and books in Kazakh should be published in Latin letters by that date. (more…)
Eric Gill was one of the great British artists of the 20th century – and a sexual abuser of his own daughters. A new exhibition at Ditchling asks: how far should an artist’s life affect our judgment of their work? Read the story by Rachel Cooke, Guardian – The Observer.
An international gathering at which students, professionals and enthusiasts can share their ideas and inspire each other, ISType 2017 invites you to explore the subtleties that lie beneath type production. (more…)
While good typefaces have prodigious families of carefully related styles, some of the best typography builds unexpected relationships between unrelated fonts. A story by Jonathan Hoefler.
In his blog post, designer Tobias van Schneider shares his list of favorite type foundries and explains how to find the best typefaces.
Geneva-based designer Mathieu Christe interviewed by Ryan Gerald Nelson about precision, looking back on the history of Swiss type design, inventing a portmanteau, the study of typewriter typefaces in criminal investigations, affordable means of publishing, and what to expect in the forthcoming issue of Footnotes.
The theme of Agrafa 2017 Attitudes is the attitudes of designers towards the challenges of everyday life. 7 April 2017, Katowice, Poland.