Type with Pride is a typography project with a loud, colorful message which celebrates life. The life of artist, LGBT activist and Rainbow Flag creator Gilbert Baker who passed away on March 31, 2017. To honor his memory, NewFest and NYC Pride partnered with Ogilvy & Mather’s design team and created a font inspired by the Rainbow Flag named ‘Gilbert’ for a man who was both an artist and an LGBTQ activist, known for helping friends create banners for protests and marches....

Ever since 1920 when the first medal of AIGA—the most distinguished in the field— was awarded to Norman T. A. Munder this award is the Holy Grail which typographers and graphic designers long for. Destined for individuals who have set standards of excellence over a lifetime of work or have made individual contributions to innovation within the practice of design this trophy is part of the history made for and with Graphic Design....
 

“If you’re a communicator, you communicate through whatever means” says Anthony Burrill in Creative Review as he shares his insights in living with creativity. Burrill’s latest book, published by Penguin, “Make It Now!” is both a memoir and a guide for how to make it as a designer while also living your life with decency and humor.
“If you’re stuck for an idea, have a big decision to handle or need a new perspective on a problem, here are some approaches for thinking, communicating and creativity...

Sarah Hyndman, the founder of Type Tasting is on a mission to make typography fun and engaging for everybody, not just designers. Ever since she was a child Hyndman fell in love in a sweet shop on my way home from school. “Here, words came to life as they fizzed and popped with excitement, all shouting out their different flavours” she says.
Remembering the playful experience of discovering type and, mostly, the importance of it Hyndman has a new book which is inviting enough to keep us rediscovering all the fine aspects hidden in strokes of letters...

Kickstart your appetite for inspiration with a project filled of crowdfunded love for type. Despite being one of the most influential and innovative designers of the early twentieth century, a master calligrapher, type designer, illustrator, private press printer, and a pioneer of advertising, magazine, and book design, William Addison Dwiggins’ life and works hasn’t been published. As of yet.
The biography and the stories about this quintessential maker who mattered as he was constantly fabricating his own tools, mastering traditional skills, inventing new techniques, and experimenting with design in areas as wide-ranging as modular ornament, stamps, currency....

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