Lara Captan on the beauty and the many challenges of Arabic type design

In the event of this year’s Justin Howes Memorial Lecture “Investigatory Explorations & Experimentations in Arabic Type” by Lara Captan on the 27th of  April 2022 at St Bride Foundation -and online via Zoom-, Typeroom interviews the independent type designer & typographer based in Amsterdam on all things Arabic. Captan, a researcher & practitioner who strives to provide …

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TypeTogether celebrates the 15 years of the foundry with a book: Building Ligatures

On the occasion of its 15th anniversary,the independent type foundry TypeTogether has published a book entitled Building ligatures: the power of type. In this book, TypeTogether’s cosmopolitan team ofexperts present a cross section of the knowledge, experience, and best practices intype design, typography, and graphic design. About the book The 248-page book presents a well-balanced …

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Paula Scher X The Public Theatre: Knockout & stars in this year’s campaign design

Another season, another Paula Scher design for New York’s Public Theater, new Shakespeare in the Park 2022 campaign. Designed by Scher with Public Theater’s in-house team to celebrate the festival’s 60th anniversary, the season design “changes in the spirit and use of Knockout, the font of the Public identity, and the summer Shakespeare campaign introduces the look for the …

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Chirp for tweets! Sharp or small, Twitter’s bespoke typeface debate goes on

Custom typeface is s a key to branding, fact checked by Twitter.  Revealed back in August as part of a redesign that made people angry -the rule applies to anything new-, Chirp is Twitter’s bespoke typeface, replacing type systems such as SF Pro, Roboto or Helvetica Neue.  “Type, in 280 character doses, is the foundation …

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Emigre: a free app to rediscover the radical typography of the magazine that launched a legibility war

Made for graphic designers and type aficionados alike, Emigre Fonts app is a beauty to download and explore. Navigating through one of the most fascinating projects of graphic design and typography in recent decades page after page, Emigre’s innovative and ground breaking visual language now is easier to access than ever via the brand’s dedicated …

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Stockholm Design Lab X Sana Labs: a clean & fresh brand identity for a massive change 

Sana Labs, a leader in the development and application of artificial intelligence to learning, partners with the world’s leading organisations to transform learning outcomes with personalised learning. Therefore, a brand strategy and brand identity “to disrupt the traditional E-learning sector and create awareness amongst users and companies” was elemental.  Stockholm Design Lab collaborated closely with …

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TDC68: Pentagram, Apple, Isometric, Parachute & more winners of typographic excellence to know

What a league! TDC68, now in its 68th year, is all about how letterforms are used, recognizing typographic excellence and innovation along with the art and craft of typography and design.  Type Directors Club has announced the projects that received this year’s annual “Certificate of Typographic Excellence” and once again, it’s personal! Amongst the selected …

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Fantastic New Fonts

Read the book, Typographic Firsts During our first and hugely successful Font Fashion Week, we saw the release of 12 new font families. Today we feature half of them — from fonts that can sing and dance to those with a typewriter pedigree, and fonts that sparkle! Buckle up! BOUCAN First up is a typeface that blends …

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SPIN X MUBI: an ongoing graphics for the movies love affair

No more Oscar drama please, real art happens beyond the mainstream frame.  SPIN aka one of London’s best design studios, delivered the beauty of the movies all across Istanbul’s transport network and retail centres for MUBI Turkey.  This is the latest instalment of an ongoing creative partnership between SPIN & global distributor, streaming service and production company MUBI …

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OFFF is on! Paula Scher, Matt Willey, DIA, David Carson & more in Barcelona

For three days, this year’s OFFF 2022 conference promises to remap the creative field via stories, case studies and a star-studded line up.  The International Festival of Creativity, Art and Digital Design of Barcelona returns on May 5, 6 and 7 always aiming to showcase the latest trends in the field of creativity and design. OFFF 2022 returns …

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