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It goes without saying how important typefaces are in the world of visual communication; whether it’s for the copy of a corporate catalogue or custom typeface for a logotype, as designers we all make decisions on the choices of typefaces we pick for each job, based on how appropriate and effective it is for the particular job. Although there are very successful designers out there who actively stick to a handful of typefaces and rarely venture into more unfamiliar choices, (Saving that for another post!) I am more excited and drawn to the wide array of new typefaces that are being released for us to use.
Placements. You want one? Well, we can offer you one, but it’ll cost you… 1 creative project to be exact. Best case scenario, you’ll get a month-long placement and some recognition for your efforts. Worst case scenario, you’ll have a lovely new project to add to your portfolio.
If you’re not aware of the French designer/typographer, Philippe Apeloig, you should be – and if you carry on reading this post, you will be.
The Caseroom Press produce wonderfully eclectic and experimental books. They’ve received much acclaim and recognition over the years — in fact most of their site seems to have an award logo on each page — this includes a much-respected ISTD Premier Award for The Ghost in the Fog. I asked Caseroom members (and former tutors), Barrie Tullett and Philippa Wood, a few questions about their on-going experimentation and love for typography (oh, how the tables have turned)…
Eudald News is just one of the fonts featured on Brooklyn based the Village. Village are a union of eleven young type foundries who have decided to go it alone, together.
Eudald News comes out of a larger family of fonts designed in 1998 after the types cut by Eudald Pradell in Spain during the eighteenth century. Read the rest of this entry
A small project of ours that started last year, Raw Type (as it has become known) started life as a sort of adventure with projectors, type and the dark.