Posts tagged ‘Type’

April 12, 2010

grafik magazine

From GRAFIK MAGAZINE This week’s Daily Type is contributed by Jeremy Tankard:

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October 26, 2009

Lettering & Type — Resources

Lettering & Type — Resources.

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October 20, 2009

Book: Design in Britain – Interiors – Wallpaper.com – International Design Interiors Fashion Travel

Book: Design in Britain

Every ten years or so the British design scene undergoes a spot of reflection, musing on what it means to design, build and manufacture objects and places that truly reflect the national culture. In the aftermath of World War Two, there seemed to be professional and political impetus to re-shape society in a modern idiom, a gentle avant-garde that made its presence felt in everything from tea cups to concert halls.

But as the latter half of the century wore on, manufacturing fell by the wayside, the great post-war initiatives foundered and the country settled into comfortable consumerism. ‘British design’ started to refer to something intangible and archaic, to wood panelled rooms and reactionary thoughts, to tea towels, gift shops, chintz and kiss-me-quick hats. …… Read More via

Book: Design in Britain – Interiors – Wallpaper.com – International Design Interiors Fashion Travel.

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September 9, 2009

Verdana: Ikea’s flat-pack font | Art and design | The Guardian

Verdana: Ikea’s flat-pack font

Ikea is changing its font to Verdana – causing outrage among typomaniacs. Should the rest of us care? Absolutely

via Verdana: Ikea’s flat-pack font |Art and design |The Guardian

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February 28, 2009

Digital Arts – Features – Type trends

Digital Arts – Features – Type trends .  “Design is about communication, and the written word – whether printed, hand-written or electronic – is a key part of this. Learning to work creatively and effectively with type is a crucial skill for graphic designers to master: while informed and imaginative font selection, placement and treatment can all work wonders in getting your message across….”

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