Monthly Archives: May 2013

Why type is unlike general graphic design

Talking with Simon Egli this week, he made an interesting point: Type design is about making forms for other people to use. This is unlike general graphic design, which feel odd when re-used, re-purposed. People feel upset at such plagiarism. But type is made to be re-used and re-purposed. So its natural to desire freedom […]

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Frank Blokland: Harmonics, Patterns and Dynamics

These are live blog notes from http://www.tagderschrift.org/ held in Zurich Usual disclaimer for live blogging: These are informal notes taken by Dave Crossland at the event, and may or may not be similar to what was said by the people who spoke on these topics. Probably if something here is incorrect it is because Dave […]

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