Archive for March, 2010

March 27, 2010 0

Typography Now Two

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‘Some readers may choose to interpret a layout as being unreadable; as having crossed the line between forma and function. The question is: if we didn’t experiment, if we st all our type in a three column grid, would you even be interested? Probably not. The clean grid of modernity has been formally rejected by [...]

March 27, 2010 0

A Few Things

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This is a very informative article about type design by Gerry Leonidas, Senior Lecturer in Typography at the University of Reading (UK) and Programme Director of the MA in Typeface Design.
‘Typography and typeface design are essentially founded on a four-way dialogue between the desire for identity and originality within each brief (“I want mine to be [...]

March 25, 2010 0

Letterletter

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This came in the mail the other day. Can’t wait to get in to it.

‘Writing is a system of shapes. The shapes are closely related to each other, and they are not clearly distinguished from shapes which do not belong to the system. The shapes are as different as possible; they should not be mistaken [...]

March 25, 2010 0

Limited Language

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In stumbling around trying to formulate a clear question for my first theory essay I stumbled upon Limited Language.
Limited Language is a brand which uses the web as a platform for generating writing about visual communication. the idea of the brand in this context is a deliberate conceit – to explore how words, like images, [...]

March 16, 2010 1

Counter Form

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This blog is devoted to my honours project at Monash University in 2010. This year is an excuse to explore the craft of type design. Besides hosting a collection of all things typographical, it’ll also create an archive of the typeface I am working on, commissioned for a Melbourne artist-run initiative. Notes from other subjects [...]