Between 11-15 September, in Antwerp took place the ➔ AtypI 2018 event, the sixty-second annual conference of the non-profit Association Typographique Internationale.
It seems that this trend (see Apple, Samsung, IBM, Youtube etc.) to be continuing. I have no idea why now and not 10 years ago and also why only for such companies is considered “news”.
The typeface was designed by Brody Associates.
➔ This guy rocks! Some words about him can ➔ read here.
Designed by ➔ Bureau.Cool, an interactive studio founded by Ben Wegscheider (designer + developer) in 2016. I would say, the whole web would be a better place with similar approach. Really nice to see their works. Visit ➔ Arche68 here.
A new identity for Materia, an artist-run centre contributing to the dissemination of fine crafts while promoting artistic research and creativity.
Rui Abreu is a type designer living in Lisbon dedicated to R-Typography’s retail Library which provides custom typefaces for corporate clients.
Lahti font designed by ➔ Kitya Toropowski
The Combo is a collective of graphic designers based in France.
Annual Report Design for a Turkish tractor company named TürkTraktör.
Stopwatch is a typographic experiment designed initially as part of an on-air graphics pitch designed by Alex Townsend.
Banto typeface is designed by Teo Tuominen and has six weights from Extralight to Extrabold but only the Medium has full Latin extended language support and punctuation.
Ali and Nino (Man and Woman) is a monument erected in Batumi, Georgia designed by Tamara Kvesitadze, one of the famous Georgian artist.
➔ Alissa Volchkova is a Franco-Russian designer based in London developing the potential of different materials, with a particular attraction for ceramics and glass.
➔ Malika Favre is a French artist based in London.
Should I say something?! Probably, but if you want to discover more of his work follow ➔ this link.
Le Graphisme augmente, a project designed by Laura Normand, a french graphic designer based in Amsterdam.
ZooMODERN is a top online design studio based in the New York area, focusing on handmade fair-trade, organic gifts and toys for kids, founded by Glen Hay, an American designer and illustrator living and working in Northern New Jersey. ➔ Take a look on their website to find out more.
The first of Japan House projects started as a base for overseas dissemination of Japanese culture by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A warm “house” with wooden facades and Japanese paper interiors emerged in the big city, refurbishing the bank branch facing Sao Paulo’s city center Paulista street. Read (see) more about this architecture studio
Bilingual Lettering is a study by ➔ Tien-Min Liao, a New York based graphic designer with a focus on typeface and logotype design. It’s a series of Latin-Kanji pairing studies for use in ➔ bilingual lettering and logotype.
A very nice website made by ➔ monogrid a creative studio based in Florence, Italy, made for ➔ LattexPlus Festival, an avant-guard events organization looking at the most innovative music tendencies, taking place in Florence and Tuscany.
BMW Concept 8 Series photo session by ➔ Agnieszka Doroszewicz.
Probably the most stunning location for a stadium is ➔ Henningsvær, a fishing village located on several small islands off the southern coast of Austvågøya in the Lofoten archipelago in Norway. “Henningsvær Idrettslag Stadion Description: HIL Stadion Artificial turf, floodlights for training purposes and a slight amount of concrete around the field. Around 500 people
➔ Jacob Hashimoto (born 1973, Greeley, Colorado, USA) is an artist based in New York. Drawing on his Japanese heritage, he creates light three-dimensional structures such as wall hangings comprising thousands of miniature “kites”: bamboo-stiffened rice paper hexagons suspended with nylon fishing line. (➔ wiki) _ Index images 001-005 Skyfarm Fortress, Mary Boone Gallery 2014
➔ Essential mobile phone, probably the most serious competitor to iphone. Great product, great website … what else can I say?! The first Essential phones will begin shipping in June, till then, you can ➔ reserve it.
Decant packaging design by Karim Rashid for Stratus Vineyards “I wanted to create an iconic bottle that metaphorically deconstructs the traditional bottle while adding functionality,” said Rashid. “I‘m very proud of the bottle and it still proves that all archetypes need to be revisited and, even more so, that every brand must differentiate itself in
Landor worked with Wait to develop a new tea brand with a clear and differentiated positioning. The brand addresses a common, modern-day problem: a lack of free time. Wait encourages customers to take a break—“the ultimate luxury”—by waiting for their tea to steep. That down time is made enjoyable with intricate package illustrations and a
The Crash Billboard, a brilliant campaign targeting pedestrians created by the Agency Serviceplan France and the French road safety authority DRIEA (Direction Régionale et Interdépartementale de l’Equipement et l’Aménagement). It would be nice if this campaign will be implemented in other countries too. Read more: ➔ serviceplan.com
So, I would start with this: e•foil /ē,foil/ noun 1. a watercraft equipped with hydrofoils that uses an electric motor or motors for propulsion. verb 2. to ride on or operate such a watercraft and continue with some info from their website: Kai Concepts is a team of creative problem solvers with a unique combination
“The emergence of early musical notations, which started from the eighth century onwards, ended a secular tradition of melodies’ learning based on word-of-mouth. The first musical notes written down on parchment (called neumes) will then evolve over the centuries to become our modern system of musical notation. Two carolingian scriptures particularly caught the attention of paleographers:
New website for ➔ Soundframe, an agency for audiovisual art designed by ➔ 101 Coding und Design.
From time to time, my eyes are witnesses to such visual experiences. Well, 10 years ago or more in the “flash era” this kind of thing was normal but not anymore. ➔ Click see more.
Marchoc, packaging design for a series of flavoured drinking chocolates for professional use created by Luminous design group, Athens, Greece.
Typomag —typography in magazines— was curated and designed by Laura Meseguer with the help of Floor Koop, Claudia Parra and Luis Mendo. Paperback: 191 pages Publisher: BIS Publishers BV; 01 edition (27 July 2010) Language: English
Punkt rebranding by Rosie Lee and illustration by Anna Kövecses
Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Michael Mabry’s eclectic work has received numerous accolades internationally. Michael received his BFA from University of Utah, with honors in graphic design. In 1979 he went to work as a senior designer for venerable designers Nicolas Sidjakov and Jerry Berman at SBG Partners. At the tender age of
➔ TOILETPAPER was founded in 2010 by ➔ Maurizio Cattelan and ➔ Pierpaolo Ferrari with the art direction of ➔ Micol Talso as a picture-based (one of the best) magazine.
Arne Quinze was born in 1971 in Belgium and lives and works in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium and Shanghai, China. In the eighties he began working as a graffiti artist but he never finished an official art education. Quinze creates large and small sculptures, drawings, paintings, and large-scale installations. (source: ➔ arnequinze.com)
MuirMcNeil have designed a clock for TypeCon 2016 using 9 typefaces / 66 fonts from MuirMcNeil’s TwoPoint and TwoPlus type systems. In two precisely registered layers, fonts for time, date, and background panels are programmed to change randomly each minute. With layer colours reversing for am and pm, this results in a possible 8,712 overlay
With this website initiated with Swiss Typefaces, ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne is probably the first university in the world to have launched an online type foundry, allowing direct access for anyone to a selection of typefaces, all designed by students. Fonts designed by students from the Bachelor Graphic Design and Master Art Direction
“For the 2017 Pirelli Calendar, Peter Lindbergh goes beyond the camera with the idea that “talent is more important than beauty.” To do so he recruited 15 actresses – Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Dame Helen Mirren, Uma Thurman, Robin Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Alicia Vikander, Julianne Moore, Rooney Mara, Jessica Chastain, Charlotte Rampling, Zhang
What you’ll find in Glyphs v2.4: — Preliminary Support for Variable Fonts — Color Fonts — Interpolation — Path Editing — Image Improvements — Sidebar Filters — Better Compression for WOFFs — TrueType Zones — TrueType Instructor: Deltas, Shortcuts, and more — New Custom Parameters — Improved AppleScript support — UI Improvements and more …
➔ The Kunsthal in Rotterdam is one of the icons of modern architecture and is visited every year by large numbers of architecture lovers from all over the world. The world-famous architect ➔ Rem Koolhaas designed the Kunsthal in 1988-1989 in conjunction with the project architect Fuminori Hoshino from the Rotterdam firm of architects ➔
The Zeitung typeface was designed by Bas Jacobs, Sami Kortemäki and Akiem Helmling and released by Underware foundry in nov. 2016 It is available in Thin, Extralight, Light, Regular, Semibold, Bold, Extrabold Black plus Italics. underware.nl/fonts/zeitung/features/
FontLab 6 Public Preview now available for download. Have no clue the date for the final version but i think worth the wait. Take a look for new features and more … (all bellow images © fontlab)
The Tomogram toy creates a new wave of lathe-made toys with an unusual aesthetic. The Tomogram comes in a fresh and delicious palette of colors that are absolutely new to the lathe toy industry. Each toy also has a bespoke quality about it, and you’re encouraged to build your own, choosing from a set of
For sixteen days – June 18 through July 3, 2016 – Italy’s Lake Iseo was being reimagined. 100,000 square meters of shimmering yellow fabric, carried by a modular floating dock system of 220,000 high-density polyethylene cubes, undulated with the movement of the waves as The Floating Piers rose just above the surface of the water.
Typo 9010 unites an encyclopaedic collection of Czech digitized typefaces starting from 1990, a time when computers were starting to replace phototypesetting and copying letters by hand, and ending with 2010, when almost a dozen small type foundries were operating in the country. Over the past twenty years Czech type designers have created a number
The new Typodarium 2017 with 365 fonts from 263 designers from 30 nations in 12 fresh colors. Editors: Lars Harmsen, Raban Ruddigkeit Art direction: Florian Hauer Publisher: Hermann Schmidt Mainz Publication: September 2016 Format: 8.5 x 12 cm Scope: 263 designers from 30 countries on 384 sheets Language: English Price: 19,80 Euro
64GB is a comprehensive profile of 64 goal-driven mavericks who have been aggressively creating high quality solutions for local and international clients from diverse fields. The showcase compiles a breadth of epoch-making projects, spanning corporate & event identities, communications, packaging, editorials, installations and set designs, crafted by established and emerging artists and designers based in