The Type Desk

Backspace’s Float

Backspace’s Float.
Link from Stephan Thomas.

Posted by on September 25, 2006
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Mail-Order Type

Send real letter messages in the mail with viaLetter.
Link via Design Observer.

Posted by on September 10, 2006
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RIP Bill Stumpf

Bill Stumpf
”…there is more risk in copying than there is in innovating. In other words, there’s more risk dwelling over gratuitous differences than there is trying to create real differences.“
Bill Stumpf, Co-Designer of the Aeron Chair, passed away at 70, on August 30, 2006.

Posted by on September 10, 2006
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Helvetica Wall Hanging

Helvetica Wall Hanging
Check out this Helvetica wall hanging from babygeared.

Posted by on September 6, 2006
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Helvetica, The Movie

Helvetica, A Documentary Film by Gary Hustwit
Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. The film was shot in high-definition on location in the United States, England, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France and Belgium. It is currently in post-production and is slated to begin screening at film festivals worldwide starting in early 2007.

Posted by on August 7, 2006
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Monotype Acquires Linotype GmbH

Monotype Acquires Linotype GmbH
Monotype said it has bought Linotype, part of German firm Heidelberg. So, now Monotype owns Helvetica and won’t need to clone it. Oh wait, they already did that.

Posted by on August 2, 2006
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