The Type Desk

Lucky Numer 13

Brussels Airlines
Superstitious passengers force Brussels Airlines to add a 14th dot to their logo.


 
Posted by on February 22, 2007
Filed Under Graphic Design, Identity, Typography | 1 Comment

Obama’s Logo

Obama'08 BarackObama.com, JoinRudy2008
Presidential candidate’s logos are typically substandard and weak. But Obama’s campaign logo, created by Chicago’s Sol Sender of Sender LLC, is on par with an effective propaganda machine. Rudy’s is only okay…


 
Posted by on February 22, 2007
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Helvetica Film Videos & Prints

Helvetica: Zürich
New video clips and letterpress prints have been posted to the Helvetica film website.


 
Posted by on December 17, 2006
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World Cup Design, Just Embarrassing

Erik Spiekermann
Erik Spiekermann criticizes the design concept for the 2006 World Cup.
I had the pleasure of hanging around Erik Spiekermann at the ATypi conference in Lisbon this past October. Erik is one of the most entertaining presenters I’ve seen. Very inspiring. And funny as hell.


 
Posted by on December 17, 2006
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Iranian Typography Now

“Man, Love and Life”: poster by Majid Abbsi in commemoration of pianist Emanuel Malek Aslanian
More Iranian Type on Ping.


 
Posted by on December 13, 2006
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Fred Eerdekens’ Light Play

Fred Eerdekens' minimum
Fred Eerdekens is showing
Nr. 14 Light Play, Z33, Hasselt (B), Belgium
October 29, 2006–January 21, 2007


 
Posted by on November 8, 2006
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