The Cross Between Psychology & Typography and Why It’s Important

Communication is essential in any aspect of your lives and the business world is not an exception.  It is what enables us to connect with others on a personal level, so you need it for creating a relationship with your audience and establishing yourself within today’s rapidly growing industry. The speech is only one way […]

STA 100 International Typography Competition

The STA 100 International Typography Competition is now open for submissions. Since 1978, the Society of Typographic Arts has recognized innovative communication design through its competition. Juried by a panel of distinguished industry professionals, the 100 selections reflect the best of uses of typography today. This year, the STA 100 is chaired by Dan Kraemer, […]

Dutch typographer and graphic designer Wim Crouwel dies at 90

Wim Crouwel, the renowned Dutch graphic designer responsible for the identity of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum for more than two decades and founder of Total Design, has died aged 90. Dutch typographer and graphic designer Crouwel, nicknamed Mr Gridnik, died last week in his hometown of Amsterdam at the age of 90. Tributes from around the world Tributes have flooded […]

RMIT typographer’s ANZAC Square project one for ages

Indigenous town names were the inspiration for Melbourne typographer Stephen Banham’s latest project, more than 200 square metres of commemorative bronze type screens at Brisbane’s ANZAC Square. School of Design typography lecturer Stephen Banham was commissioned to create the work featuring 2072 Queensland town names as part of the final stage of the Square’s restoration […]

bodo sperlein creates ‘typographic’ lighting collection for lobmeyr

london-based designer bodo sperlein has collaborated with austrian glassware brand lobmeyr to create a lighting range. the collection, named script, is inspired by the simple lines within typography, which can be seen in the movement and expression of the lamp arms. the collection, which will premier at maison & objèt in paris, includes a table lamp, a floor lamp and a wall […]

Salt Lake’s ‘Love Letters’ to the Aesthetics of Print and Typography

If an art exhibit dedicated to fonts and letters sounds a little odd, rest assured that it is, but in the most whimsical way imaginable. “Love Letters,” a temporary museum being held at the Gateway, invites audiences to immerse themselves into the form, function and nostalgia of the alphabet. The museum is co-created by John […]

See which Democratic candidate has the best (and worst) typography

Political campaign typography: When it works, it’s iconic (and sometimes it’s so not working that it’s equally iconic). All the other times, it pretty much just seems uniformly meh. In the words of Matthew Butterick–typographer, programmer, lawyer, and delightfully dry-witted design educator–type design is where “candidates tend to be more successful revealing their characteristic limitations.” And this, Butterick argues only half-jokingly, means […]