IBM’s next turnaround tool is … a new open-source font?

IBM’s decided the time is right for a new corporate font. Survivors of IBM’s office consolidation have let it be known that come November 13th, Helvetica Neue will be off-brand within its rapidly-shrinking walls. The company’s ever-smaller workforce will instead be asked to use a typeface named “Plex”, which the company has helpfully open-sourced as a .ZIP file so […]

Artist Transforms Stranger Things Episodes Into Pulp Novels And Atari Games

Image Cache: Stranger Things is one of those shows that resonates in a very specific way for people who grew up in the 1980s. Much like NBC’s short-lived series Freaks and Geeks, Stranger Things delicately recreates the time period, going beyond nostalgia to something that feels authentic and familiar. One artist has captured that with his own series, taking the […]

Elevating designs with typography

Nov 10, 2017-An introduction to Typography, a three-day workshop where the participants learn about old and modern-day typography, do hands-on lettering, and watch movies related to type, is currently ongoing at KITHUB, Kupondole. The workshop kicked off on Wednesday. Typography is the art of working with letters to style and arrange fonts and make them […]

Designer Vinicius Araújo’s A-Z inspired by iconic electronic brands

Designer Vinicius Araújo’s A-Z inspired by iconic electronic brands See this creative project that revamps electronics that we know and love into digital letterforms. By Nicol Natale | on October 25, 2017 Brazilian designer Vinicius Araújo combines technology and typography in this unique sequence of digital letterforms titled 38 Days. Using only the Helvetica typeface, Vinicius leverages each corresponding letter of the […]

Typography: innovation or appropriation?

Typography: innovation or appropriation? Raghav Manchanda investigates the history and cultural significance behind typography in fashion, whereby specific fonts are used to convey a particular message Kylie Jenner shows off her ‘The Life Of Pablo’ tour merchandiseINSTAGRAM: KYLIEJENNER by Raghav Manchanda Thursday September 14 2017, 11:00am The forgotten hero of fashion, typography, is the style and appearance […]

What Is Typography? An Executive Summary for Content Marketers

Remember when marketers could say, “That’s not my job. I just do branding”? Yeah, me neither. Modern content marketing leaders need to be well-versed in a wide range of topics: marketing automation technology, data analysis, search engine optimization, video, VR, graphic design. Considering that many of us come from writing backgrounds, there’s a lot to […]

Typography in virtual reality: the new frontier

Modern typography marches in lockstep with technology, as it has since the written letter’s infancy hundreds of years ago. In the 21st century, the newest frontiers for typography are the worlds of virtual, mixed, and augmented reality. These brave new design environments put fresh demands on type designers as well as graphic designers, and raise […]

How Intel Core chips could take over two-factor authentication from your phone

Password manager Dashlane is one of the first consumer-facing companies to take advantage of a little-known feature within Intel’s 8th-generation Corechips that could become much more popular: enabling two-factor authentication with just your PC, and not your phone. What’s known as Universal Second Factor (U2F) authentication lives within the 8th-generation Core architecture. Typically, two-factor authentication (2FA)—recommended for […]