In Nowherelands: An Atlas of Vanished Countries 1840–1975, Bjørn Berge proves you can tell a lot about a forgotten nation simply by its postage stamp design
What do the typefaces of classic film titles say about the Golden State? Let's take a look at 5 films set in CA to find out.
Ksenya Samarskaya runs her own Brooklyn design studio, Samarskaya & Partners, producing branding campaigns and custom type design for global clients.
Monotype's new Between typeface offers three different designs, each with eight weights plus italics, to satisfy a range of moods while maintaining consistency and harmony.
Sometimes typography really is a matter of life and death. Are automakers keeping us safe with dashboard design and typography—both now and in the future?
A new stencil type family, MuirMcNeil Cut takes its structural and visual cues from type designs of two different historical periods.
At Typographics 2016, Tobias Frere-Jones discussed how we can learn from the past when aiming to deliver typographic detail on screen.
Evoking memory is a powerful communicative device, and many designers struggle to decide when to employ it. These historical examples illuminate why.
“I LOATHE nostalgia!” The provocative opening sentence of the legendary magazine editor Diana Vreeland’s 1984 memoir, D.V., would find few supporters today—as a culture, we currently ADORE nostalgia. Design, from I.D. and the digital world to graphics and architecture, is drowning in it. Every era has borrowed and repurposed visuals from previous times, but...
Tim Lincecum’s precisely choreographed pitching sequence goes like this: First, his eyeballs slide all the way down into the left corner of his eyes like a shark’s. Then, right leg planted, he winds up and starts a huge sweeping stride forward with his left leg—nearly 7 and a half feet, or 129 percent of...