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 […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Typography Terms

There’s no punchline here. There are an abundance of words that graphic designers use while they’re talking about typography, and they’re all pretty confusing–it’s a completely foreign language to anyone outside of their world. Before we begin, we should probably get a good understanding of what typography means. Typography is the overall appearance of text. This means […]

Barcelona Unveil New Typography for All Professional Teams Ahead of 2019/20 Season

Barcelona have unveiled their new typography ahead of the new season, FC Barcelona Play, which will feature on the backs of their shirts as well as in all club marketing during the upcoming season. It’s the first time that Barça have designed their own typography for these purposes, with the previous designs all being driven by […]

GENIUS USED A TYPOGRAPHY TRICK TO BUST GOOGLE FOR STEALING LYRICS

Scrub Your Metadata Genius, a website of annotated song lyrics, used a neat typographic trick to show that Google has been stealing its content. Since 2017, the company has accused Google of pilfering its lyrics to display as part of Google’s search results. Now, The Wall Street Journalreports that a coded message — specifically hidden in […]