Last April, type designer Peter Bilak participated in a large meeting among type designers, foundries, educators and font users, to understand the challenges of using fonts today. One things learned during this meeting was that many schools have no computer labs anymore, and therefore, they cannot acquire educational font licenses. Students are on their own when...
At The World of Charles and Ray Eames, hundreds of the couple’s most influential works come together to form an inspiring visual adventure.
Typographically, Black Panther is a treasure trove of past, present, and future writing systems. Dive in with Jason Tselentis.
Maker Faire is an international phenomenon, with some 200 events held worldwide. Join Stephen Beale as he showcases some of the best artists and projects from this years' festival.
If you saw a swastika on a book, magazine or flyer what would you do? What about the images here? What comes to mind? How do you respond?
The weeks following the 2016 Presidential election saw an unprecedented rise in hate speech, hate crimes, vandalism and violence against minorities and people of color. Vicki Meloney, an Associate Professor at Kutztown University, took notice and decided to make a change, thus Replace-the-Hate was born.
The American Edwin Hooper Denby (1873/74–1957) was an architect and member of the architectural firm, Denby and Nute, where he designed typefaces as well as structures. The pages HERE represent his "symposium" on the importance of his all cap typeface for monumental statements.
Interview magazine has just ceased publication, not quite a half-century after it began. Here, Michael Dooley shares a 2005 review of a seven-volume set of books titles "Andy Warhol's Interview: The Crystal Ball of Pop Culture" that reads a little more like an obituary than a review.
When the marketing of the counter-culture was hot, a "subterranean" magazine in paperback form was published by none less than Signet Books (NAL), then under the ownership of the LA Times. The book reflected the turbulent 1960s and featured articles on The Black Panthers, the Vietnam War, and more.
Steven Heller has always had a soft spot in his heart for Brownjohn, Chermayeff & Geismar's vibrating typeface that was used for the Electric Circus poster.