Type Days Ljubljana 2017
31st Tipo Brda winter workshop Type Days 2017 will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia at Vodnikova Domačija Šiška, the house of reading and writing. Application date: 5 Feb 2017.
New identity for Estonia by Estonian Design Team
Earlier this month Enterprise Estonia introduced a new country brand designed by Estonian Design Team. A review by Brand New.
Tazugane Gothic – a Japanese typeface with the elegance of a crane
The first Japanese typeface from Monotype is a humanist sans serif, designed to work in partnership with Neue Frutiger. Lead Designer: Akira Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Yamada and Ryota Doi. Story by Emma Tucker.
Netflix launches new documentary series Abstract – The Art of Design with a stellar lineup
Netflix will premier a new original documentary series, Abstract: The Art of Design, that introduces the work and creative process of eight leading designers. The series is produced by Wired’s editor-in-chief Scott Dadich, Morgan Neville and Dave O’Connor. (more…)
Jamie Clarke’s new type family reviewed
As the name suggests Rig Shaded uses tonal variation to express depth and form. It is available in a variety of weights (including inline styles) and Jamie cleverly conveys dimension with extrudes and halftone shading. A story by typograph.her.
Erik Spiekermann on p98a’s innovative revival of the letterpress
p98a is an experimental letterpress workshop in Berlin dedicated to letters, printing and paper. Read the whole story at typeroom.eu.
Emoji Ambivalence, an essay by Bianca Berning
“So here I am, a year later, trying myself as an emoji designer and simultaneously exploring possibilities of bringing this font to life. And that, I discovered, is a bottomless pit if I’ve ever seen one.”
Thesaurus, a typeface with one foot in the past & one foot in the present
Thesaurus is a typeface inspired by the typographic history of the city of Geneva. Thesaurus was designed by Fermín Guerrero. Released by Typotheque.
New publication – Safari Typo Amsterdam
Safari Typo Amsterdam is a brief typographic tour of letters in public space in the Dutch capital, presented by type designer Bas Jacobs.
Top 7 typography galleries to inspire your designs
Looking for fresh typography inspiration? These 7 sites provide great places to find it. A story by Tom May, Creative Bloq.