Birgit Palma and Daniel Triendl's creation of signature alphabets for workshops in different cities led to an exploration of Kenyan design as applied to their Bauhaus-inspired letterforms—with some interesting results.
These four student typeface designers demonstrate that being short on experience is no obstacle to producing a killer typeface, and that a fresh take on the subject is often a very good thing indeed.
Ever since the 1950s, candy stores have been designed to communicate fantasy, escape and joy. Today’s crop of candy shops takes cues from the past yet tailor to the needs and tastes of consumers wired in to social media. Let's have a look.
PRINT talks with curator, design critic and doctoral researcher Frederico Duarte about the local impact and global appeal of contemporary Brazilian design, and how Brazilian designers are showing us how to create a future that is larger than a country.
Spectators at the Winter Olympics are treated to an aggressive parade of brands and branding—but this year, 169 Olympic Athletes from Russia were forced to wear plain uniforms and march under a plain white Olympic flag. In terms of logos and branding, is this the equivalent of generic products from the 1970s?
How does a designer invent letterforms for an invented language? Especially one dreamed up by someone else? Lyon-based graphic designer Jérémy Barrault recently tackled these perplexing issues.
Safety razors are making a comeback and we can't help but drop our jaws at the rich typography on their packaging.
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.