Pentagram's Harry Pearce and team have created a logotype for Pink Floyd Records, a new record label that is releasing already beloved and previously unheard music by of the world’s most iconic bands. “Pink Floyd’s impact on music is immeasurable, and is only seconded by their impact of visual culture. Famed by their relationship with the design collective Hipgnosis, their LP covers are part of the cultural consciousness, creating moments of shared experience for millions of people around the world” says Pentagram.

The story of graphic design in Canada has never been told. Until now. The tagline speaks for itself whilst Greg Durrell of Hulse & Durrell in Vancouver, Canada and Jessica Edwards and Gary Hustwit of Film First in Brooklyn, New York are gathering funds through Kickstarter to produce the first documentary about Canadian graphic design. Design Canada is a feature length documentary examining Canadian history through the lens of graphic design, detailing the creative processes and icons that defined generations and created a sense of unity in the 50s, 60s and beyond. The film tells the story behind some of the most familiar visual design elements in contemporary Canada and will examine symbols like the maple leaf, the CN Rail logo, the CBC logo and many more, to explore how graphic design changed the face of Canada and how it continues to influence us today.

Since it was founded just a couple of years back, in 2014, Koln Studio fronts every type of project. “We work for institutions, businesses and private customers in projects on different scales” says the design team of Koln, based in Madrid. “Our aim is to offer global and lasting outcomes, working from the initial idea up to the final production, looking for original and solid concepts that provide a design strategy and enrichment” add Daniel Fuente and Pablo Mariné, the two founding members of the team...

The branding is integrated throughout the interiors in environmental graphics that help make the space inviting and one-of-a-kind. The “W” logo is also emblazoned on custom tabletops in the café, and appears as a pattern in the custom tile of the bathrooms and even on the shower caps. The Personal Space is identified in blazing neon, and for the wallpaper in the beauty room, the founders commissioned the Brooklyn illustrator Joana Avillez to create a custom pattern of women...

After a successful premiere in May 2016, TYPO Labs is ready to welcome every single “New Dimensions in Type Engineering”. The 2017 conference will be devoted to the newest developments in font technology in Berlin from April 6 – 8. For three days at the Silent Green culture venue in Berlin’s Wedding district, typography houses and font engineers will talk about new technology, tools and strategies for further improving the processing and display of onscreen text...

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