Who doesn’t love the voluptuous curves of a ‘w’ or the stout simplicity of a lower-case ‘l.’ So many wonderful ‘g’s in the world. Agree? Well, have we got the site for you. The folks at Boston’s Upstatement have developed Glyphosaurus, a wonderfully entertaining web app that let’s folks share found typography. They sat down with SND over email and told us about the project as part of our Year-Long Conversation about Design
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The next session will offer insight into how news organizations can mirror (or at least get closer) to using similar typography in print and digital: Adios, Arial! New Tools for Taking Beautiful Typography From Print to Digital This session will discuss new tools available that are allowing organizations to mirror both their print and digital [...]
Type designer Matthew Carter has been named a MacArthur fellow for 2010. The $500,000 no-strings-attached grant, often referred to as the “genius award,” is given to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”
Designers from a World’s Best newspaper der Freitag discuss how they approached their print and Web redesign. Keeping the focus on reader interaction and a political debate format, they created stunning products that are easy to navigate and visually engaging.
Live from SND Denver: There is a huge gap among brand design from print to web. Sam Berlow joins us from Font Bureau to talk about the new web, how typography, our designs and our brands will live in it.