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Typographic Selfie + CODE

A selfie is a form of art, with over one million taken every day. Selfies are not always as spontaneous as they seem. They can be a visual communication tool that can be manipulated for various purposes. The typographic selfie + CODE is an extension of Selfie + CODE, a collection of generative selfies taken… Continue reading Typographic Selfie + CODE

Typographic Selfie + CODE

A selfie is a form of art. Over one million selfies are now taken every day. Selfies are not always as spontaneous as they seem. They can be a visual communication tool like any other that can be manipulated for purpose. The typographic selfie + CODE is an extension of Selfie + CODE, a collection… Continue reading Typographic Selfie + CODE

Post-paper

Claus Eggers Sørensen delineates the emerging tropes of screen-based design, and how they differ from print design. A grand transition is taking place in publishing. The electronic distribution to – and the media consumption on – tablets, smartphones, e-readers, and desktop computers are replacing traditional printed matters. This fledgling screen-based publishing could be characterised as… Continue reading Post-paper

Glossy design then and now

Mark Barratt talks about how the typography of marginalia – footnotes, glosses and asides – evolved. From the 2013 ATypI conference in Amsterdam. The typography of marginalia – footnotes, glosses and asides – evolved rapidly after the development of printing from movable type. It systemised the business of scholarship and survives although often in a… Continue reading Glossy design then and now

Don’t design web fonts

Presentation given by Cyrus Highsmith & David Jonathan Ross to ATypI in Amsterdam on 11 October 2013 Here’s the trick to designing web fonts: don’t do it. The successful type series of the future will be the ones that can move between media. A web font is just one variation within a larger series that… Continue reading Don’t design web fonts