Silicon Valley finally understands the essential role of design. Products look better than ever, interfaces feel intuitive, and companies are hiring designers at an increasing rate. A story by Liz Stinson, Wired.
Wales has been given a rebrand by Smörgåsbord Studio. Read the story by Owen Pritchard at It’s Nice That.
Read the story about Pepi and Rudi superfamily designed by Tomáš Brousil, Suitcase Type Foundry.
The superfamily Pepi and Rudi is based on playful experimentation with basic geometric shapes – the circle, rectangle and triangle – elements that laid the foundations for typographic Modernism.
“Jim Ford’s Masqualero is not only named for Miles Davis, but embodies the jazz musician’s spiky personality down to every last one of its sharp serifs.” Read the whole review of Masqualero by Nicole Arnett Phillips.
Columbia is an unorthodox blend of multiple historical models. Columbia strikes a balance between rigorous topics and an approachable, informal tone. Designed by Jean-Baptiste Levée, Released by Production Type Foundry.
Fiona Ross has played a crucial role in the type industry throughout her career, and it is largely thanks to her work that type designers and developers have been enabled to make innovations in non-Latin type design. (more…)
What if you’re not into the subscription plan? What if you’re not happy with Adobe apps? What if, frankly, you want options? A story by Justin Heyes.
Let’s Talk Design is back in Ghent, Belgium, on 30 March. They booked 4 speakers in the fields of graphic, brand design, illustration, packaging design and typography. Like always: after the event there is time to network, talk to the speakers and have a drink.