Type & – typographic event in Tokyo
Type & offers seminars and workshop dedicated to multilingual type design. (more…)
Understanding Figure Styles
Figures, also referred to as numerals or numbers, are a frequently-appearing element in typesetting. Ilene Strizver explains meaning of lining and oldstyle, tabular and proportional figures.
The Second Polish Exhibition of Graphic Symbols
The Second Polish Exhibition of Graphic Symbols will present a cross-section of Polish logos and visual communication systems. The viewers will have the opportunity to take a look back at iconic designs from 1945–1969 and learn about the history of Polish graphic design, but also to confront the achievements of our design masters with the most recent works in this field.
27th Brno Biennial 2016 call for submissions
The International Exhibition will be focused on graphic design projects in a scope corresponding to small sets – editions, visual identities or long term collaborations. (more…)
New Perspectives in Typography by Kubel & Williams
Typetoken reviews a new book New Perspectives in Typography by Henrik Kubel and Scott Williams; published by Laurence King.
Clone, a new font by Rosetta Type Foundry
Clone is a type family by Lasko Dzurovski from Macedonia. The lovechild of cyber-culture and genetic font modification takes inspiration from coding, technology and architecture. (more…)
You wouldn’t think it, but typeface piracy is a big problem
Steven Heller wrote an interesting text on font piracy for Wired magazine. Is there a solution?
The Secret History of the Hashtag, Slash, and Interrobang
Liz Stinson from Wired reviews a new book Glyph* – A Visual Exploration of Punctuation Marks and Other Typographic Symbols.
Yearbook of Type II by Slanted released
The second edition of the Yearbook of Type II is out now. This independent compendium presents individual fonts or font families on a double page each, providing both visual impressions as well as background and detailed information about the finishing. (more…)
New font: Mila Script Pro by FaceType
Mila Script Pro is a handmade brush script with round and soft letterforms, a low x-height and jumping baseline. (more…)