wood type

Wood Type in Motion

Steven Heller talks with Judith Poirier, a filmmaker with a special focus on experimental typography, as well as book design and printmaking.

RDA Selects: MoMA Cuts “German Expressionism” in Two

We’re running selected projects from the 2012 Regional Design Annual along with quotes from their designers. To submit work for the 2013 RDA, click here—the early-bird deadline is February 1, 2013. “German Expressionism” exhibition graphics by MoMA Design Studio: Julia Hoffmann (creative director); Brigitta Bungard (art director); Jesse Reed (designer); moma.org/designstudio “The title wall...

From Pixels to Splinters: Digital Type into Wood

Tricia Treacy and Ashley John Pigford are the founders of the Vista Sans Wood Type Project, whose mission includes the creation of contemporary letterpress wood type and a set of prints by 21 international designers/artists/printmakers/studios. Treacy and Pigford used the modern technology of a purpose-built CNC router (constructed by Pigford) to create wood type of...