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Steel Letters: The Movie

Polish artist Wojciech Sikora demonstrates the process of turning the elements into industrial typographic masterpieces. This fascinating short film demonstrates how art, science, craft, and industry merge to form stunning objects originally functional in nature, but utterly stylish in their final forms. Stay until the end, then get ready for the costume and letter-carving contests… Continue reading Steel Letters: The Movie

Type as Abstraction

Over three billion people use the internet, and they’re all using type. What was once relevant to a small group of specialists is now ubiquitous. Typefaces are available in a dizzying array of styles. Some are expressive, and others stoic. Some are rooted firmly in historical forms, while others deliberately and dramatically break away from… Continue reading Type as Abstraction

A Tour Throughout the History of Typography in Uruguay

Like most parts of Latin America, the printing material available were leftovers from Europe or North America. This presentation will review the first publications printed in Uruguay, discovering how nineteenth and twentieth century typographers had to exercise their creativity with little means, and how it improved over time.

Typographic Selection: A Model With Criteria and Evaluation Matrix to Support Your Choices

When choosing fonts for a design project, it is necessary to understand the context of the problem, the characteristics of the content, user needs, and support restrictions; resulting in a complex cognitive process. In addition, the growing number of digital fonts available today increases the complexity of this decision-making. In order to decide the most… Continue reading Typographic Selection: A Model With Criteria and Evaluation Matrix to Support Your Choices

Thai Type-Pairing

Thai-Latin type-pairing, Thai Looped, and Loopless can all be paired with Serif and Sans in Latin because Thai type pairing is very flexible. Thai Looped and Loopless can be used interchangeably with both dans and Serif. This presentation will review Thai type pairing analysis’ from the past to the present based on the history and… Continue reading Thai Type-Pairing