“No to Pre-selected Candidates” banner on a back-lit bus shelter advertising. Unintentionally combining the written banner with the calligraphic artwork of a property development artwork. In a city where the majority of writing is finger scribbled on the screen of a smartphone, Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement has developed into an unexpected platform for handwriting […]
MoMA | Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language.
Parachute: Bague Sans Pro Designed by Panos Vassiliou Bague Sans Pro | parachute.gr.
Department International is a collaborative design practice via London & NYC. via Department International.
via RoosBros. Fear in a field. Fear expanded – 2012 is an artwork by Ryan Everson in collaboration with Jason Garcia. The further away you go, the more the big mirror clad letters are merging into the landscape.
ap of Maine and Explanation from Samuel Gridley Howe’s Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind, 1837. More information here. via even*cleveland: ‘you feel the eastern boundary line running north and south’.
The pre-Islamic rock art of Arabia at Bir Hima, carved into the eastern foothills of the Asir Mountains, is one of the most important rock art sites in Saudi Arabia. Most of what youll see dates from around 5500 BC, athough there are more recent examples scattered around. via saudi arabia bir hima petroglyphs | […]
Ikko Tanaka (January 13, 1930 – January 10, 2002) via
Book cover by Sulki Choi and Min Choi, via Performance, Ethical Politics – Gimhongsok – Sulki & Min.
TMMC book cover Edited by Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares Khatt Books, Amsterdam 2010 Highly illustrated 396 pages in color Languages: Dutch, English, Arabic Size: 21 cm x 28 cm Soft cover with flaps The Typographic Matchmaking in the City project is a design research project investigating new approaches for bilingual lettering and poetic narrative for public space. […]
Hiroaki Ohya | a pattern a day.
Véritable icône bibliophilique, artisan du livre moderne, promoteur de la culture graphique, Geoffroy Tory reste et demeure un inclassable. Imprimeur officiel de François Ier, illustrateur attitré de Du Bellay, créateur de la cédille, de l’apostrophe et des lettres accentuées, ce maître de la mise en page est un père spirituel pour un grand […]
this isn’t happiness.™.
Typography Summer School 2011 A week-long programme of typographic study in London for recent graduates and professionals. Alongside live projects run by Fraser Muggeridge, the school will host talks, seminars and tutorials from daily visiting practitioners: APFEL (A Practice for Everyday Life), Sara De Bondt, Europa, Ken Garland, James Langdon, David Pearson. Applications are now […]
A North Korean anniversary and debut – The Big Picture – Boston.com.
OVER IT string + type in collaboration with: Jelly Helm | Jeremy Pelley | Matthew Foster Fritz Mesenbrink | Chris Hutchinson | Damion Triplett Jennie Hayes | Kate Bingaman-Burt | Marco Kaye Mike Giepert | Justin Scrappers Morrison | Driscoll Reid Jason Sturgill | David Neevel | Taylor Twist Jimm Lasser | Julia Oh via […]
Rotterdam designer Roeland Otten has designed a collection of 26 chairs, each spelling out one letter of the alphabet. http://www.roelandotten.com/
ërell // St Etienne Zone commercial Alphabet on Flickr – Photo Sharing!.
Flickr: kaalam’s Photostream.
Jean-Luc Godard, La Chinoise
Alison Barnes ‘In a city that belongs to no-one, people are constantly seeking to leave a trace of themselves…’ (Sennett 1990:205) Graffiti, by its very nature, is inevitably temporary type. Whether due to chemical cleansing agents deployed by local councils and property owners, or simply the effect of the wind and rain over time, at […]
Can anyone tell me anything about the context of this picture? I quite like how someone is being used as a furniture, just painted in white, as the spacing between words.
Espacio Aglutinador Havana December 1999 Galerie Peter Kilchmann Zurich In 1999, Spanish artist Santiago Sierra paid six unemployed young men in Cuba to take part in one of his installation pieces. The men were offered $30 each to participate, and stripped to their shorts to become a part of another of Sierra’s human experiments, […]
Published on 4/14/2008 under Art – 56,844 views Almost a century ago and without the aid of any pixel-generating computer software, the itinerant photographer Arthur Mole (1889-1983) used his 11 x 14-inch view camera to stage a series of extraordinary mass photographic spectacles that choreographed living bodies into symbolic formations of religious and national community. […]
In this photo provided by Korea Central News Agency via Korea News Service, opening of 2008 mass games, featuring 100,000 performers, is seen at May Day Stadium, Pyongyang, Monday, Aug. 4, 2008. North Korea launched a series of mass performances in Pyongyang as part of the celebrations surrounding North Korea’s 60th anniversary of nation’s founding. […]
via Since August, 2003, artist Shelley Jackson has been “publishing” her 2095-word story, one word at a time. Volunteers to the project agree to tattoo a word that Shelly assigns to them somewhere on their bodies. The word must be in a classic font and large enough to be readable by the naked eye. The […]
Tamms is shorthand for a supermax prison located in a town by the same name that has been operating under conditions considered torture by many human rights organizations and Tamms Year Ten is a grass-roots campaign to bring attention to it and at least bring it back to its original, legal mandate. As you can […]
Vague ideas should be challenged by intelligible images Taken from Godard’s movie “Histoire(s) du cinéma”
p39 “What is typo-photo? Typography is communication composed in type. Photography is the visual presentation of what can be optically apprehended. Typophoto is the visual presentation of what can be optically apprehended. (…) Until recently typeface and typesetting rigidly preserved a technique which admittedly garanted the purity of the linear effect but ignored the new […]