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Watch this: Letterform Archive X Juliette Cezzar on Type, Money, and Power

Co-presented by Book Arts & Special Collections, San Francisco Public Library the “Type, Money, and Power: The First 5000 Years” Letterform Archive online lecture by designer, educator, and writer Juliette Cezzar is insightful, to say the least.  “What do money and power have to do with the form of type? When looking at the history from a global perspective, …

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Third time is a charm: Peter Biľak on the return of Fontstand International Typography Conference 

“Typography doesn’t just make speech visible; it is also a mirror of society, and a reflection of our culture” notes Fontstand’s team in the introduction to its upcoming third International Typography Conference coming to The Hague this September. “As the world becomes increasingly diverse, type and typography engage in a cultural dialogue. The Fontstand conference …

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Jazz it up with Squama records eclectic & non-conformist visuals or sounds 

Founded in 2019, Squama is a Munich-based record label with a focus on contemporary forms of jazz accompanied by a rather distinct visual language. Cofounded by Martin Brugger, producer and bass player for the modern jazz quintet Fazer, and Max Schachtner, head of design and founder of the respected design consultancy Daily Dialogue the label …

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Devanagari Type Design Resources – You Should Like Type Too

If you are at home and trying to design a Devanagari typeface for the first time, Mota Italic has some useful resources for you! Devanagari Type Design Resources collection at www.motaitalic.com. Indic Type Cooker is a nice way to practice lettering before stating to draw your typeface. Creating a Devanagari Font tutorial in Glyphs can help …

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21 Silver Linings: typographic optimism in demand 

Launched in 2020 -a year “typographically arresting, with unique potential for puns about visual acuity. But, well, no” because COVID19 – Greenspace’s typographic “legacy project” aka 21 Silver Linings aims to “invert frowns, thaw frozen cockles, and inspire sheer, unadulterated optimism.”  “Based on a chat with a client and a piece of advice from the …

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