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Type Foundries

Posted by Tim | Posted in Featured, General, Interview Type Foundries

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.

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Michael C Place

Posted by Rob | Posted in Interview Michael C Place

Michael C Place has been consistently producing great pieces of design now for over two decades. Straight out of college he worked for Trevor Jackson (not a bad way to start off your career) before moving on to work with Ian Anderson at The Designers Republic, where he spent over 8 years developing his skills alongside the likes of Matt Pyke (Universal Everything) and David Bailey (Kiosk).

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Nick Asbury

Posted by Rob | Posted in Interview Nick Asbury

Nick Asbury is one half of Asbury & Asbury, which is a creative partnership with designer Sue Asbury (who just happens to be his wife). They work independently as well as teaming up to collaborate on certain projects – including having their own books published.

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Keith Morris

Posted by Tom | Posted in Interview Keith Morris

Calligraphy is a skill that I’m always in awe of – It treads the line between effortless and impossible. One man who has mastered this art is Keith Morris.

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Tom Kan

Posted by Tom | Posted in Interview Tom Kan

We recently posted the Enter The Void ‘typographic storm’ after being struck by its unforgiving brutality, not to mention the obvious care and craft that had gone in to making it. After much discussion and analysis, we decided to go straight to the guy who designed it (Tom Kan) and ask him a couple of questions…

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The Caseroom Press

Posted by Tom | Posted in Featured, Interview The Caseroom Press

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)…

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The Umlaut

Posted by Alex | Posted in General, Interview The Umlaut

The Umlaut is a free display type foundry from designer Andy Cooke. The foundry’s website is currently in progress, but is open to submissions. Why The Umlaut, you ask? “An Umlaut is a typographical character used within the alphabet, but lacking a place in the alphabetical order”. Looks promising. Here we are, catching up with Andy.

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Type Foundries

Type Foundries

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 [...]

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Open Brief

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.

Philippe Apeloig

Philippe Apeloig

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.

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