‘Every neon sign has a “start and stop position,” a point on each letter where a tube begins and ends. I’ve just learned how a signmaker chooses this point, and it’s something I’d never have guessed.’
Hoefler & Co.
Posted by Theo Rosendorf on April 3, 2014 Filed Under Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Study, Typography | Leave a Comment
The latest edition of
Type Rules! is on the shelves and it was worth the wait.
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Posted by Dave Spencer on March 27, 2014 Filed Under Books, Typography, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment
Skip this first paragraph if you already know the basics of Helvetica. It’s just the facts and maybe a little dry.] Neue Hass Grotesk was designed by Alfred Hoffmann and Max Miedinger for the Haas’sche Schriftgießerei (Haas Type Foundry) at Basel Switzerland in 1957. In 1960, the name was changed to Helvetica, stemming from Helvetia which is Latin for Switzerland.
More on To Helvetica and Back — 77 Years
Posted by Theo Rosendorf on March 6, 2014 Filed Under Typography | Leave a Comment
In 2001 I attended the ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale) conference in Copenhagen (København if you’re a Dane).
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Posted by Theo Rosendorf on February 13, 2014 Filed Under Typography | Leave a Comment
This looks like it was a fun little project.
More on The Castan Font by Carter Wong
Posted by Theo Rosendorf on February 6, 2014 Filed Under Graphic Design, Identity, Industrial Design, Typography | Leave a Comment
Alex Fowkes designed this great mural of Sony Music’s history, illustrated with mostly type.
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Posted by Theo Rosendorf on January 31, 2014 Filed Under Graphic Design, Signage, Typography | 1 Comment