Reading Time: 2 minutes Many of us have kept a diary at one point in our lives. But none of our diaries look like Stefan Sagmeister’s. In his book, Things I have learned in my life so far, Sagmeister displays the twenty or so things he has learned in his life so far in a rather unusual way. These life …
Reading Time: 3 minutes For years, Dortmund thrives in a scene of Fine Arts with nationally acclaimed exhibitions and exciting actors.Low rent in this area provides an optimal breeding ground for studios and exhibition spaces run by artists. Emerging Artists Dortmund showcases those equipped with the necessary skills needed to work successfully as professional artists.The corporate identity for this years exhibition was designed …
Reading Time: 2 minutes We have always been type nerds, but Jessica Hische is clearly passionate about fonts. She believes that designers should not have a favourite font, but a favourite type designer. In her article about upping your type game she covers: Does it come in a variety of weights? Does it have a nice x-height? Does it have a true …
Reading Time: < 1 minute “Off the Wall” is an incredible music video by Yuksek. Have a look at the interesting mirrored effect. Directed by Romain Segaud
Reading Time: < 1 minute I can’t be sure but I am pretty darn sure that is the South African Cheetah in the background there. This is the much better version of something I made for the ISTD many years ago. I tried to get more info but the links are now alas broken.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Jeff Soto made this awesome poster for the Black Keys.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Upside Down, Left To Right is an amazing short documentary on the art of letter-pressing. Danny Cooke captures this lost art beautifully.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is a very cool video made by Koll. He uses a soldering iron to burn a design into wood. Best Wishes 2012 by Koll from koll on Vimeo.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Rosy Gorolova has just made this beautiful typeface, check it out.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Bianca Chang is an incredibly patient and talented designer based in Sydney, Australia. She created these tactile letter-forms by cutting 80gsm recycled paper, building up sculptural like works using subtle shadows.