The Brazilian typography magazine Tupigrafia, a publication of Oficina Tipográfica Sao Paulo, is arguably the best of all the type and typography professional publications—and that’s saying a lot. A type or design magazine has to raise the bar as high as it can go. I’d say that this does that with aplomb. But since my Portuguese is a bit rusty, I’ll let the pages below speak for themselves. PRINT is back. And soon, we’ll be relaunching with an all-new look, all-new content an
A successful book release requires more than just an entertaining story and good writing. You need an excellent marketing strategy too. Let HOW University help you out with Marketing 101 for Designers: Strategies and Tactics. 19 Impressive To Kill A Mockingbird Covers from Around the World In the summer of 1960, 34-year-old Nelle Harper Lee (known simply as Harper Lee) published a book that changed lives for decades following. To Kill A Mockingbird was immediately successful
While everyone is jittery about ISIS, designer Meital Gueta decided to transform its trademark ISIS (Daesh) flag into a Jewish New Year (Rosh Ha’shana) greeting card. “On Rosh Hashana,” Gueta says, “we wish — Shana Tova Umetuka which translates to Happy and sweet year. A casual/young iteration of this would be Shana Dvash, which when translated means wishing for a honey year. (In Hebrew Dvash דבש means honey).” “Daesh (some pronounce Daash) is the Arabic initials for ISIS (‘D
Los Angeles is buzzing with design activity this month, most visibly with the architecture and interiors-oriented Design Festival which kicked off yesterday. But much more low-profile — and much more exciting for lovers of the current international graphic design scene — is a free, five-hour symposium happening tomorrow, June 15, at Otis College of Art and Design. The event is titled “Work and Play: Variations in Design Practice,” and the participating studios do indeed engag
It’s a far cry from a Jimmy Choo, but the ancient shoe recently found in the hills of Armenia looks remarkably similar to what people are wearing today. Estimated to be roughly 5,500 years old, this unique piece of footwear is made out of one piece of tanned cow leather with laces up the front, very much like one of Nike’s modern day basketball shoes, just a lot less colorful. According to news reports: The Armenian shoe was small by current standards – European size 37 or U.