Monthly Archives: June 2011

Type Talks 2 Live Blog Notes

Usual disclaimer applies – this is all lies and my own personal notes, nothing should be taken as fact. Indra Kupferschmid (DE): Georg Trump’s less-known typefaces (Dave Crossland: missed it SAD FACE) Jacek Mrowczyk (PL): Who is who in Polish type design (Dave Crossland: missed it SAD FACE) Martin Tiefenthaler (AT): On the affective implications […]

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New improvements in Inkscape’s Measurement Tool

As a result of the time spent with Dave Crossland in Argentina last month, I have implemented some new features in Inkscape. One of them is a measurement tool, inspired by a feature seen in a proprietary font editor, but now implemented as libre software! This tool has already been mentioned in the Understanding Fonts […]

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TypeShorts: 321 second talks at Type Talks 2

I am in Poznan for Type Talks 2 which is a really excellent event in central Europe. Here are my liveblog notes. Usual liveblog disclaimer applies; personal pronouns are very suspect and nothing can be trusted. Enjoy! (Update 2011-07-07: David Březina kindly sent some minor corrections which have been made inline. Thanks David!) 1 Claus: […]

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Felipe’s Measuring Tool

Here is Felipe’s new measuring tool that will be included in the next version of Inkscape: This is inspired by the measuring tool in the proprietary font editor Glyphs; features inspired by Autocad and other tools are coming soon! 🙂

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Argentina Workshop: Monday, Rosario

Location: Centro de Expresiones Contemporáneas, Sargento Cabral y el Río, Rosario, Argentia Lunes 13 de junio, 15 hs – 20 hs Centro de Expresiones Contemporáneas, Sargento Cabral y el Río, Rosario! David Crossland es diseñador de tipografías graduado con un MA en la carrera de Diseño Tipográfico de la Universidad de Reading (UK). Es consultor […]

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ToyLab Workshops Address

The address for the ToyLab workshops is Costa Rica 4880 in Palermo district, starting tonight at 6pm! Please note that the Friday workshop times have changed to 5.30pm until 8pm in order to make another lecture at Fundacion Gutenberg at 8.30pm 🙂 See the calendar for full details!

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Change of start time for Caracter Tipografico

Final workshop in Córdoba tomorrow is at Caracter Tipografico. Note this even starts at 12:00 not 10:00 as previous advertised!

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New workshop in Buenos Aires

All the workshops in Argentina have sold out, so the Fundacion Gutenberg have kindly set up another workshop to cope with the demand, on Tuesday 7th June. Sign up using this form!

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Photos from Argentina!

Christine Candice has posted photos of the Understanding Fonts events in Argentina to flickr! They are available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license

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