“One day in the early Sixties, in the course of my daily duties, I chanced upon an old five liter, double-vessel Bergomi gasoline pump, abandoned in a sand quarry, in pitiable condition” writes writes Guido Fisogni, a man to smart to acknowledge the beauty of Petroliana, fuelled with stunning examples of vintage type. The man behind the over the top Fisogni Museum of the Petrol Station in Tradate, in the province of Varese, which is home to over 5,000 pieces of industrial archaeology...

Let’s pretend you are in the know, let’s all agree that you’ve probably heard about Netflix’s smashing sci-fi nostalgia-fuelled series Stranger Things - unless you were too busy worrying about the environment which is fine with us. Nevertheless, the story of three junior-high boys on a quest to find their lost friend with the help of a weird girl named Eleven (this is the most humane aspect of her) was the show that brought back memories from the...

I come from China, I got a BFA degree in visual communication at Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA) and I have just graduated from Maryland Institute College of Art at MFA Graphic Design program” says Ran Zheng, a creative thinker who amazed us with her over-the-top thesis work at Maryland institute college of Art. For her the passion for typography is a consequence of reference. “Because of the difference between Chinese characters and English letters, I have...

I come from a small town called Le Mans where I lived until I was 18 years old. Then I moved to Rennes where I studied Hne Art at University while doing graffiti at the same time. When I turned 30 years old, I moved to Arles, where I live currently. My relationship to territory matters a lot regarding the way I relate to art practice in general” says Mathieu Tremblin. “I grew up in Province (i.e. outside Paris) and did not go to Paris to have a successful art...

Aptly named “Urban Signs” this is an archive of pure Viennese typographic DNA. “Stadtschrift”’s wish to collect, document and most importantly, preserve Wien’s historic facade signs and it manages to do so ever since 2012. For four years, Birgit Ecker and Roland Hörmann are promoting awareness for the typographical heritage of the city the best way possible with a collection of impressive, very Austrian signage. “Our initiative pursues the objective of...

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