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Veronika Burian will offer a talk via Skype in the next edition of Serebro Nabora, the only type design conference held in Russia (8-13 November 2013, Moscow). Veronika's presentation will discuss the difficulties when designing scripts that we can't actually read.
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We are very pleased to announce that TypeTogether's co-founder José Scaglione was elected president of the Association Typographique Internationale
at ATypI's annual meeting in Amsterdam on 13 October 2013. This is the beginning of an exciting period for José and every one else involved. We would like to thank the outgoing president John D. Berry, now Honorary President, for his dedication and great work during the last six years.
Read more in ATypI
The book Cómo crear tipografías
(How to create typefaces) by Cristobal Henestrosa, Laura Meseguer and José Scaglione, is now available in Polish: Jak projektować kroje pisma
. Published by d2d and with Adam Twardoch's supervision, this is a skill full translation, edited with care and loyal to its original edition. It is on sale online at the publishing houses' website, for 40 zł (c. 10 euros) plus shipping.
Read more and buy it [Polish]
Read more in English
was one of the typefaces selected for the exhibition «Call for Type» (Mainz, Germany), an exhibit of contemporary typeface design from younger and lesser known type designers. Due to the good response the exhibition has been prolonged until October 27, 2013. In addition, the result of the exhibition will be published in form of a book, "Neue Schriften. New Typefaces", that will be released in October 2013.
See more images in flickr
Veronika Burian has been invited to participate in the second edition of Tÿpo St. Gallen (Switzerland), a three-day symposium held at the School of Design of St. Gallen, from 20 to 22 September. Respected speakers such as Jost Hochuli, Erik Spiekermann and John Boardley will deal with the theme of the conference Weissraum
(White Space). Veronika Burian will present a lecture about "Shape and counter shape" on Saturday 22 Read more here
We are very happy that our 84-font grotesque sans serif Tablet Gothic
and Alisa Nowak's serif and Fraktur Eskapade
have been awarded with the Silver and the Bronze medal respectively in the European Design Awards 2013
. With these awards Tablet Gothic
join the exclusive group of TypeTogethers fonts awarded in the European Design Awards along with Abril
, Karmina Sans
, our biggest type family, was originally created as titling face, able to offer an extensive range of possibilities to designers working on publications in particular when different platforms are being used at the same time.
Alisa Nowak's Eskapade
was built on the basis of a new dialogue between Roman and Fraktur letters, adapting these old style and broken forms for a contemporary use. Whereas Eskapade
is conceived for continuous text in books and magazines with a good legibility in smaller sizes, Eskapade
Fraktur directs the readers attention in headlines with its mixture of round and straight forms.
The Yearbook of Type I
, published by Slanted and Magma Brand Design, is a compendium of new typefaces created in the last three years from all over the world and from all kind of typefoundries. There is also space for designers, typefoundries and background information, with contributions by Ole Schäfer, Filip Blažek and Gerry Leonidas. Six of TypeTogether's font have been selected for this first issue: Abril
, Tablet Gothic
and Adelle Sans
, Gerard Unger's Capitolium 2
and LFT Etica
Read more about the book here.
You can read the article How to choose the right type
by Veronika Burian and José Scaglione, first published in issue 238 of .Net magazine
, online now.
Veronika and José explain the most important factors that should be considered when selecting typefaces, particularly in the digital environment. However, this text should be regarded as a starting point only, to help designers to move outside of their typographic comfort zone, favouring an analytical approach over recipes that can only result in repetitive, inefficient and boring work.
Read the entire article here
TypeTogether welcomes three new members to the team: Sonja Keller
, Font Engineer, Irene Vlachou
, Senior Type Designer and Elena Veguillas
, Communications Manager. This exciting development is part of our ongoing efforts to deliver friendly customer support, technical quality and excellent type design.
Sonja is an experienced font production ninja, who will take care of all the technical aspects of OpenType and web font development. Irene’s knowledge in multi-script design and her keen eye on quality will encourage a fresh approach to typography. She will be involved in the creation of new typefaces as well as expanding existing projects. Elena’s role will be to enliven TypeTogether’s communications and research. In addition she will also handle any aspects related to branding and the press office.
Read more here
TypeTogether's schedule in Catalunya is already set and includes two lectures by José Scaglione in Barcelona. On Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30pm, do not miss Typographic Matchmaking, a primer to successful combination of type families, at BAU
. And on Thursday, April 11, at 7:00pm, José will visit ELISAVA
to present Shaping Types, Form and Usage. Both lectures are open to the general public.
The Tokyo TDC Exhibition 2013 presenting the results of the Tokyo TDC Awards 2013 is being held at Ginza Graphic Gallery
in Tokyo from April 4, 2013 until April 27. The exhibition presents a total of 150 works including the award-winning and nominated works and works which won high marks at the primary selection. We are very happy that our Tablet Gothic
made it too.
We are very happy to bring Tipos Latinos 2012
, the Fifth Biennial Show of Latin American Typography for the first time to the Czech Republic this April. The objectives were clear; expose the local Czech design scene to Latin American typography and nurture the exchange of knowledge and experience. As part of this endeavor, we also invited several czech designers to contribute their recent type work, that hasn't been exposed to the general public before. The exhibition will open on the 4th April at the Gallery Vernon
in Prague 7. At opening night
a special token will be the screening of the film "Making Faces"
by Richard Kegler.