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I Love typography

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Oct 29 2014 This Month In Typography Please find the complete article in http://ilovetypography.com/2014/10/29/this-month-in-typography/ Welcome to this month’s roundup of type-related info and entertainment. Today, we learn some important typographic pronunciations, figure out how to work with layered web fonts, watch Mark Simonson talk about offset lithography, revisit the 1970 New York City Transit Authority graphics standards manual, see what medieval scribes were doodling in the margins of their texts, read up on the printing trade in India, check out some fonts based on the handwriting of the homeless, see a typewriter modded to use Comic Sans, learn how to make graffiti…

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Pentawards Tokyo 2014

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1 1 Created in 2007, Pentawards is the major worldwide competition exclusively devoted to packaging design in all its forms. The 2014 ceremony for the best packaging concepts and designs has been held last october in Tokyo in the prestigious Tokyo Palace Hotel. Two of my students have been awarded a Silver award, which is exceptional considering the participation of the best agencies of the world in the field. Congratulation to Manon Fauvel with ROTTEN FRUITS and Marine Bacot with NOM D'UN CHIEN for their fantastic work! see  www.Pentawards.org for more detail... Enjoy!
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Steve Simpson – Illustration

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1 1 Freelance award winning illustrative designer With over 30 years experience, Steve Simpson's whimsical approach to his work has earned him international acclaim for his illustration, typography and packaging design. Steve has regularly had work exhibited in London, LA & New York along with many publications across the world. Steve is originally from the UK with a background in animation and comics but has made Ireland his home and Illustration his passion for the last 20 plus years. Steve was a main stage speaker at the 2012 OFFSET creative conference in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin and has...
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Carole Courtillé – Digital Publishing

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1 1 Carole Courtillé is a London based graphic designer. Since she graduated from Ecal Switzerland she has worked with James Goggin at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. In 2012, she moved to London where she became the designer of frieze magazine. Aside from it, she has designed books for Atelier Dyakova and Regis Tosetti (Fondation Cartier Paris, Hayward Gallery London, Fondation Pierre Arnaud Cran Montana, Future Space magazine...) In april 2014 she held a workshop in Bordeaux where she showed the students a complete overview of every aspect of publishing, with an emphasis on digital publishing. With the...
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Peter Donelli – Illustration

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1 1 Peter Donnelly an award winning illustrator with international recognition. His work is influenced by 1950s modern design and appears in Advertising, Packaging, Animated films and Picture books. He has art directed pre-school television shows and advertisements as well as designing for animated films both in Europe and the USA. His work has been awarded by American Illustration, The Creative Quarterly Journal of Art and Design and The 3X3 Pro-Illustration and Children’s Book showcases. He was recently invited by TASCHEN Publishing to appear in the upcoming Illustration NOW! Vol 5 edited by Steven Heller. As a member of the...
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Barbara Calzolari – Calligraphy

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1 1 The daughter of a cabinetmaker and restaurateur, Barbara Calzolari was born in Bologna in 1963. She graduated at ENALC, a school of commercial art, in Bologna.  She worked for Publiflash (the silkscreening laboratory of the painter Otello Brocca) and completed projects for Bologna’s Galleria d’Arte Moderna, where she met and came to know artists such as Aligi Sassu, Virgilio Guidi, and Ugo Nespolo. Other encounters would later come to change the direction of her professional life, among them her meeting with Massimo Osti, founder of Stone Island and C.P. Company, who offered her the chance to work in...
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Le temps des choses

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Fanny Lopez did for her diplôma project a wonderfull work. We developed a really interesting solution to make text messages last forever, creating a typeface she would after embroide in different obects. By  Fanny Lopez À l’heure du tout numérique, de l’automatisation et de la déshumanisation, une peur m’anime, celle de la perte, une perte non seulement matérielle mais aussi une perte des savoir-faire. L’ordinateur et la machine ont pris le dessus sur la main de l’homme, le dessin se raréfie, l’écriture à la main aussi. Avec ce changement de paradigme, notre rapport au temps change, tout doit aller toujours...
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Vintage type

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I asked my students to imagine a poster exclusively made in vintage typography. The only rule: it had to be handmade. The results were really nice, considering their level. Many materials and techniques where used during this course, like wood, ink, aluminium among others. Alice Vedrine Is author of this image, she used basic printing techniques. in an A5 format.
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