Category Archives: typography

Layout in Flipboard for Web and Windows — Flipboard Engineering

Layout in Flipboard for Web and Windows — Flipboard Engineering: “ by Charles Ying ∙ March 24, 2014 At Flipboard, we are working hard to build the world’s best personal magazine—a magazine made just for you, filled with the stories … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Avant Garde « Thinking for a Living

A Brief History of Avant Garde « Thinking for a Living.

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The Font Wars: A Story On Rivalry Between Type Foundries

This is a very interesting article on the long-standing problem of creatives and intellectual property theft focussing on the subtle nuances of Typography. Good artists copy. Great artists steal… 🙂 The Font Wars: A Story On Rivalry Between Type Foundries: … Continue reading

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Peter Saville and Factory Records – Reblogged from Codex99

This is a very interesting overview of Peter Saville’s design work for the seminal Manchester label Factory Records… Codex 99.

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Typography / Arial and helvetica

Typography / Arial and helvetica. Source: specialops.co.nz via Con on Pinterest

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Neue Haas Grotesk — History – reblog from FontBureau.com

Neue Haas Grotesk — History.   Eduard Hoffmann’s notebook documents the birth and early development of Neue Haas Grotesk and Helvetica. 

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The Art of Hand-Lettering: Simon Ålander

I really admire the folks who go to all the trouble of creating stuff. From scratch. Painstakingly. When there seem to be easier methods available to create a similar effect. Similar, but in no way as satisfyingly distinct as handcrafted … Continue reading

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Yahoo! logo and an early Yippies logo – Boing Boing

Found this article on BoingBoing. I thought it interesting… 🙂 Yahoo! logo and an early Yippies logo – Boing Boing: Looking through the huge stack of FOIA-revealed 1960s-vintage FBI documents on the Yippies (The Youth International Party), I spotted this … Continue reading

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Fascinating Flickr Stream – Irish signage over the decades

Some interesting pics from an Irish Signwriter, gentlemanofletters, throughout his career. It’s a lovely and nostalgic view of typography and display signage fom the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. via creativeireland.com

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The evolution of the Braun logo

It’s always interesting to see logos evolve, the case of the Braun logo is quite interesting. (Via Design daily news.)

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