Type Directors Club 2014 Communication and Typeface Design Competitions
The Type Directors Club's 61st Communication Design Competition and 18th Typeface Design Competition are now open for entries.
Michael Doret to Speak at Typography Meetup in LA
Michael Doret, the designer known for his logos, album covers, and magazine covers and art for major brands such as Wreck-It Ralph, the New York Knicks, MLB, Time Magazine, Playboy, Wired, TV Guide, Kiss, Capitol Records and Universal Studios will be the speaker at the next Los Angeles Is Just My Type Meetup Group event.
Graphic Digits: New Typographic Approach to Numerals
Viction:ary has released Graphic Digits, a groundbreaking review focusing on numeral designs and applications.
Communication Arts 5th Annual Typography Competition
Communication Arts' 5th annual Typography Competition is open for entries.
Source Han Sans: Adobe Releases Open Source Font Family That Supports Chinese, Japanese and Korean Languages
Adobe has just released Source Han Sans, an open source typeface that supports Japanese, Chinese and Korean, as well as Latin, Greek and Cyrillic alphabets.
Source Serif: Adobe's New Open Source Typeface
Adobe has released its 100th Typeface family, Source Serif, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Adobe Originals font library.
Krista Radoeva Wins 2014 Catalyst Award
Krista Radoeva has been announced as the winner of the 2014 SOTA Catalyst Award.
Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014
The Red Dot is now accepting entries for the 2014 Communication Design Award.
TypeCon2014: Call for Programming
The Society of Typographic Aficionados is calling for programming proposals for its sixteenth annual conference.
SVA Summer Masters Workshop 2014 in Rome
The 2014 SVA Summer Masters Workshop in Rome will offer a two-week intensive hands-on workshop in typography and graphic design in the city where Western type traditions were born.
Shadow Type: Classic Three-Dimensional Lettering
Designers often look to the past for ways to enliven their projects. Letters with relief and shadow have long been an effective way to add spectacle or intrigue to otherwise mundane words.
TYPO San Francisco 2014: Rhythm
The 2014 TYPO San Francisco conference will be held at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on April 10 & 11, 2014.
Type Therapy Clinic Helps Los Angeles Graphic Designers Add Professionalism to Their Work
After seeing so much bad typography around Los Angeles, TypeEd is offering designers a three-hour self-help clinic presented in a group therapy format.
Hamilton Wood Type Collaborates with Erik Spiekermann for Wayzgoose 2013
Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum is collaborating with internationally known type designer Erik Spiekermann, as part of its annual Wayzgoose type conference.
Type Directors Club Annual Communication and Typeface Design Competitions
The Type Directors Club's 60th annual Communication Design Competition and 17th annual Typeface Design Competition are now open for entries.
Communication Arts Typography Competition 2014
Communication Arts magazine is calling for submissions for its 4th annual Typography Competition.
Bunch Designs Identity for Willow Tree
Bunch has designed a new but traditional looking identity for Willow Tree, a leading business consultancy based in London.
TypeCon2013, an annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA), will take place August 21-25 at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower.
Indygen: Brandient Designs a New Brand for the Digital Natives
Brandient recently designed the identity for Indygen, a new telecom brand for the smartly connected generation.
Whisky Type Workshop: The Art and Science of Label Typography
Type Ed, the Los Angeles-based program of typography and typesetting courses for the creative community, is equipping designers with the skills to create effective visual communications.
Collateral for After the Jump
On June 7, 2013, Sullivan and the Type Directors Club of New York, presented "After the Jump." A one-day symposium that brought together some of today's most inspiring industry leaders to discuss how technology affects human behavior and how those effects impact design and typography.
After the Jump: Technology's Effect on Design and Typography
TDC and Sullivan will host a symposium that will bring together some of today's most inspiring industry leaders to discuss how technology affects human behavior and how those effects impact design and typography.
Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show at MOCA Pacific Design Center
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles will host the first Los Angeles museum exhibition of the work of graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister, The Happy Show, from March 20 through June 9, 2013.
TYPO San Francisco 2013: Contrast
The second annual TYPO San Francisco will be held at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) on April 11 & 12 around the theme Contrast.
SOTA Catalyst Award 2013: Call for Entries
The Society of Typographic Aficionados has launched the fourth annual SOTA Catalyst Award.
TYPO Berlin 2013: TOUCH
TYPO Berlin 2013 will be held from May 16 through 18, at the House of World Cultures. The theme of the conference will be "TOUCH."
FontBook Now Available for iPhone
FontShop International has released a new version of the award-winning FontBook app, compatible with all iOS devices, including iPhone. The universal update is free for those who already own the iPad version.
Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show at the Design Exchange
Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show will be on view at the Design Exchange from January 9 through March 3, 2013.
TYPO London 2012: Social
TYPO London 2012 will take at the Logan Hall of the Institute of Education on October 19 and 20. The theme for this year's conference is "Social."
Frost Creates Environmental Graphics for Stanmore Public School, Sydney
Pupils returning to Stanmore Public School in Sydney after the spring break will have a whole new reason to get lost in a good book, thanks to Frost* Design's recent work on their new library.
Communication Arts Typography Competition 2013
Organized by Communication Arts, Typography Competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and handlettering.
VALUES! Trend Diary 2013
The Trend Diary is a desk diary featuring inspiring work of 53 designers that explore the theme of "values."
Trochut Creates New Font for Wallpaper's September Issue
Barcelona-born Alex Trochut has designed a bespoke typeface, entitled Trojan, for Wallpaper*'s September fashion issue.
FontShop Releases Adobe PhotoShop Plugin
FontShop International released its Photoshop Plugin, enabling designers to test out 150,000+ fonts in any Photoshop document.
The Second Episode of Off Book: Typography
Type is everywhere. Every print publication, website, movie, advertisement and public message involves the creation or selection of a fitting typeface.
Type Connection: A Typographic Dating Game
Designed by Aura Seltzer, Type Connection is a game that helps you learn how to pair typefaces.
ATypI Hong Kong 2012
For the first time in its 56 years of history, ATypI will hold its annual conference in Hong Kong. It will take place between October 10 and 14 2012.
Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show
Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister not only tests the boundary between art and design, he often transgresses it through his imaginative implementation of typography.
Mobile FontFonts Expanded to Android
FontShop International has expanded its Mobile FontFonts for use on the Android app development platform.
TypeCast Webinar: What Type is Your Logo? with Jeff Fisher
The selection of the appropriate type for your logo design may determine the success of the image in representing a business, organization or event.
TypeCon2012: MKE SHFT
The Society of Typographic Aficionados will bring TypeCon2012: MKE SHFT to Milwaukee, Wisconsin - July 31st - August 5th, 2012.
Ramp Creative Receives Honors From The TDC58 Competition
The Agostoni Chocolate logomark, designed by Ramp Creative, was recognized by the Type Directors Club for typographic excellence.
Design and Style: Typography Sketchbooks
Design historian Steven Heller and educator Lita Talarico, co-chairs of the MFA Design program at the School of Visual Arts, and designers Travis Cain, Viktor Koen, Matt Luckhurst, Esther K Smith + Dikko Faust (of Purgatory Pie Press) will discuss the merits of the graphic designer's typography sketchbook, a creative "work-out" space for generating ideas and drafting unique type that becomes synonymous with brands and institutions around the world.
FontShop International released version 2.0 of the FontBook iPad app, available for $5.99 in the iTunes App Store or free for those who purchased v1.0.
SOTA Catalyst Award 2012: Call for Entries
The Society of Typographic Aficionados announced the third annual SOTA Catalyst Award for young people who have created original work in type design, type history, or other areas related to typography.
24th Annual Hilla Rebay Lecture: The Artist as Typographer
Recent years have seen a proliferation of younger artists whose work employs typography, printed characters, or even the very institution of printing.
TypeCon2012: Call for Programming
The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) is now accepting programming proposals for its fourteenth annual conference.
New York Types
New York Types is a letterpress art exhibition which brings to life real words heard by locals on the streets of New York.
TYPO San Francisco 2012: Connect
TYPO, one of Europe's most successful design conferences, will add an annual event in San Francisco.
The Conqueror Typographic Games 2012
Conqueror, the global premium paper brand from Arjowiggins Creative Papers of Paris, France, announced its "Typographic Games."
Goodbye 70s: FontShop International Releases Free Dingbats Unicode Font
Erler Dingbats is a complete, contemporary quality font that covers the full encoding range for dingbats (U+2700-U+27BF) for the first time in the entire history of standard Unicode.
FontShop Unleashes Mobile Fonts into Device World
FontShop International released 14 font packs tailored specifically for use in iOS apps.
TYPO London 2011: Places
This autumn London will host a spectacular new annual design conference. From October 20 to 22 TYPO London will bring together the creme de la creme of international design for an inspirational event that transcends the restraints of a typical trade conference.
FontShop Adds Offline Comp Fonts to Webfont Packages
FontShop International has introduced Comp fonts, aiming to make the design process for making beautiful websites as seamless as possible.
Communication Arts Typography Competition 2
Communication Arts Typography Competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and handlettering.
FontBook iPad App by FontShop
FontBook, released today by FontShop International, functions like a typographical roadmap, lets users share font specimens to social networks and features over 620,000 typeface samples - equivalent to more than 20 printed FontBooks.
Sign Language: Superfad Designs Graphics Treatment for Feature Documentary Project Nim
Design and production company Superfad created graphic elements for the compelling documentary Project Nim.
Conqueror Relaunch Campaign by Reflexgroup Wins European Design Award for Arjowiggins Creative Papers
A campaign for Arjowiggins Creative Papers to relaunch their premium Conqueror brand picked up a prestigious Silver Award at the European Design Awards.
ISTD International Typographic Awards 2011
The call for entries to the International Typographic Awards 2011 is out.
FontFont Website Relaunches
FSI FontShop International launched a new FontFont website, the online home for the largest library of contemporary type designs. The new FontFont is a complete reconstruction of the digital foundry's website.
TypeCon is an annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA), an international organization dedicated to the promotion, study, and support of typography and related arts.
April Font Night at the Design Museum
Letterforms are no practical joking matter, but they can be fun. With a first chance to see Wim Crouwel: A graphic odyssey, be inspired to graphically design your way around the Design Museum.
Font Aid V: A Call to Action
The Society of Typographic Aficionados is organizing Font Aid V - a collaborative project uniting the typographic and design communities with a goal of raising funds to expedite relief efforts after the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
The 3D Type Book
The 3D Type Book is the most comprehensive showcase of three-dimensional letterforms ever written, featuring over 1,300 images of more than 300 projects by more than 160 emerging talents and established individuals and studios.
SOTA Catalyst Award 2011: Call for Entries
The Society of Typographic Aficionados announced the second annual SOTA Catalyst Award for young people who have created original work in type design, type history, or other areas related to typography.
INTRO Competition: TDC Celebrates the Art of Title Design
Some of the most exciting creative work is being done in the field of title design for film, television, online and live gatherings.
Wim Crouwel: A Graphic Odyssey
The Design Museum celebrates the prolific career of the Dutch graphic designer Wim Crouwel in this his first UK retrospective.
Recent Acquisitions: Digital Typography
"Recent Acquisitions: Digital Typography," an installation highlighting five graphic works exploring post-modernist trends in typography, will be on view from Sept. 3 through fall 2010 at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.