history : The Type Desk

Photo of Alex Fowkes working on a mural for Sony Music

The typographic work of Alex Fowkes for Sony Music →

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Alex Fowkes designed this great mural of Sony Music’s history, illustrated with mostly type.

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Inside the office of Hoefler & Frere-Jones →

A highlight of 2013, this video was part to a presentation of the AIGA 2013 Medal awards for which Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones were awarded.

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The Number 17 by Matt Stevens →

“I was contacted by Matthew Jacobson, who was curating a collection of designs and illustrations that were personal interpretations of the number 17. They are all included in a book that would be delivered as a gift for Emily Oberman and Bonnie Siegler of the design firm Number 17 in New York City.”

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The Evolution of the Letter A by Emma Quayle →

New Zealand designer Emma Quayle’s project explores how the form of the alphabet is changing with modern technology, using the letter A as an example.

Melk Monastery Library, Melk, Austria

Library Porn →

Images of Libraries