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The November issue of German magazine PAGE is featuring one of our latest releases, Iskra
, by Tom Grace. Iskra
, a sans serif, was conceived to challenge the limits between utilitarian and decorative. Sporting a low-contrast profile, it is a study of bridled energy in the Cyrillic and Latin scripts.
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The Czech TYPO magazine published, in its most recent issue Nr. 48
, an article about a selection of winners of the ED-Awards 2012. Abril
received Gold in the 'Original typeface' category. TYPO conducted a short interview why Abril
was submitted and what differentiates Abril
from other roman typefaces on the market.
José Scaglione was invited to deliver a lecture at the upcoming event Creative Scream in Rosario, Argentina. This yearly event gathers nearly 1000 designers at the Contemporary Expressions Center (CEC) for a 1-day conference. Scaglione will present a lecture about collaborative type design with a focus on typography for newspapers. For more information please visit www.elgritocreativo.com.ar/
The typeface created by TypeTogether for the new LEVI's campaign was featured in Creative Bloq, a very interesting blog that that focuses on trends in different design fields. Click here to read the blog
or find out more about the LEVI's project
, organised by DutchDFA
, is a series of short documentaries about about architects, graphic, product and fashion designers in the Netherlands. The interviews, with both known and up-coming professionals, show the designer's way of working, their conceptual attitudes and thoughts and their surroundings. Gerard Unger's profile
focuses not only on his past achievments with typefaces like Gulliver, but also shows some og his latest ideas and more experimental designs.
You can see two of his typefaces, Coranto 2
and Capitolium 2
in our type library.
The Prague College of Design is organising an International Typographic and Lettering Conference, "Differing Accents"
11th to 14th June in Prague. They invited Veronika to speak about the work of Czech type designer Oldřich Menhart and his historical circumstances. Additionally she will present some of TypeTogether's projects.
The Society for News Design invited José Scaglione to lecture in the conference Postpapel that will be held in Buenos Aires on May 18. The conference focuses on editorial design for paper, web and mobile devices. Scaglione's lecture deals with the various roles of typefaces in the design of newspapers, and the challenges and possibilities related to new media platforms. More information and registration CLICK HERE
The Tokyo TDC Exhibition 2012 presenting the results of the Tokyo TDC Awards 2012 is being held at Ginza Graphic Gallery
in Tokyo from April 2, 2012. Period: April 02 - 25, 2012
The exhibition presents a total of 100 works including the award-winning and nominated works and works which won high marks at the primary selection.
We are happy that Abril Text & Display
is part of this display.
Veronika was invited to speak at the TDC
in New York, coming month, 12th April. She will discuss her collaborative work within TypeTogether on type designs conceived for intensive editorial use. The focus will be on the complex issues behind technical, historical and theoretical aspects of these typefaces. How they are set, printed and read. Go to TDC website
If you are in the area please come and join.
José & Veronika have been invited to speak at this year's Ampersand conference
in Brighton in June. It is the second edition of the successful one-day event on web typography bringing together the industry’s leading thinkers and designers from across the worlds of type and web design.
The popular Typographica blog is back with its well curated review of "Best typefaces of 2011". The invited group of people to review their choices of typefaces ranged from writers, educators to type designers and type users. This year, we are happy that two of our typefaces were selected. Claus Eggers Sørensens choice was Capitolium News 2
by Gerard Unger, and Abril
by Veronika Burian & José Scaglione was selected by Tim Brown.
, by Wolfgang Homola, is being publicised as contemporary interpretation of Futura in the book "Futura. Une gloire typographique", by Alexandre Dumas de Rauly, Michel Wlassikoff, Norma éditions, 2011.
Apple released iBook 1.5
, the new version of its mobile e-book reader application. Users will take advantage of a wide range of upgrades over previous versions, including an improved selection of fonts that includes the award wining Athelas
. Designed by José Scaglione and Veronika Burian, Athelas
is an attempt to go back towards the beauty of fine book design, inspired in Britain's literary classics. It takes full advantage of the typographic silence, that white space in the margins, between the columns, the lines, the words, the lettershapes and finally, within the characters themselves. It is a typeface with open counters, elegant curves and graceful serifs.