“Composition and press work? The great book-presses have retained enough of the craft traditions to produce work adequate in those points. There are certain minor lapses – such as the over-wide spaces between words that make a page of type look like a mangy dog. But on the whole the result is good, when you can pay for it – not the best, but good. The modern world cannot afford the best.”
This blog post hating on Jack Lew’s signature inspired me to quickly step out of the closet to say that I like loopy signatures.
Every year in December, the Berlin Typostammtisch hosts a rousing and mind-bendingly difficult quiz night.
Laurence Penney was in Berlin for a few days to share his fascination of 1-dimensional maps.
There was a bit of a mess-up with the 2012 Typodarium calendar. I chose July 21st for my […]
As seen during the Chromeography exhibition.
Prerequisites to this post: This one & this one too. Silly Florian left his precious on the desk […]
This is just showing off some of the cool (mostly 2D) things from my living room. I’ll have […]
Ever. It’s actually Laurence Penney’s, but we’re holding it for him…
I haven’t done anything on/for Halloween in years. Last month I decided to get out of the house and pay tribute to the awesome typographer/designer Florian Hardwig. His “Neue Welt” portrait is something of a local legend, and in honor of this I set out to reenact it.
“Sonja’s Weird Salad” – my submission to Schrift in Form 2