Machester based design studio MARK and the co-ordinators of Manchester Literature Festival (MLF) are sharing the same agenda. Rebranding this year’s event forMLF MARK hacked the visual identity of this gathering to address politics and activism through type and design.The anarchic graphics which express the duality that Manchester is a city of stories and storytellers as well as a city of “ctivism, protest, pioneers and radicals” is a step forward for award-winning MARK design...

“IAMGOD does not describe an explosion in an existing space, but the mutual creation of matter, space and time from an original singularity” writes Robin Coenen and André van Rueth on their explosive new platform of a Big Bang universe made of and with graphic design. “Regarding the big bang from a graphical perspective, it perfectly describes the incredible process of transformation and manifestation of disorder into visual definitions. What starts with a point and ends with a universe— as a creation of matter...

Fontself, a pioneer in color font technologies since 2006, is introducing a ground-breaking way to make color fonts, with Fontself Maker, its leading font creation extension for Illustrator CC. “Fontself Maker is the go-to solution for thousands of professional creatives, graphic designers and illustrators who ever dreamed to easily produce custom fonts right from Illustrator or Photoshop” writes the press release. “Creatives can finally produce vector fonts that contain the colors & shades...

At the vivid intersection of cinematic and graphic design history, “Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde” gathers 250 film posters from 1920s and 1930s Russia to explore a world of innovative, revolutionary aesthetics.Brimming with bold colors, dramatic angles, and eye-catching typography, these startling designs bear witness to the experimental avant-garde of the pre-Stalin era.At the intersection of the visual, graphic, and cinematic arts, film posters are a unique...

Edited by Petra Eisele, Professor of Design History and Design Theory at the University of Mainz, Dr. Annette Ludwig, Director of the Gutenberg Museum and Isabel Naegele, Professor of Typography at the University of Mainz this stunning book tells the story of the iconic font which redefined the graphic design in it’s own ways, Futura.This is a stunning examination of one of the most popular  typefaces ever created. Celebrating its 90th anniversary this year...

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