TYPOLondon 2011: Toshi Omagari


This talk was fairly short and direct as it was only 10 minutes long and not even listed on the timetable of events. Toshi Omagari explained his task for Linotype to create the Didot typeface optimised for the screen and instances of low resolution displays whilst still maintaining the elements of what Didot is known […]

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Minute Long Commercials


I’ve been without the internet for the past 2 months almost so I haven’t been able to post anything new, but I’m currently connected so here’s an update. By the middle of next month, I should have the internet again and my section of the blog should be flying. I’ve been following the Rugby World […]

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Time-Lapse Vector Process from Signalnoise


I absolutely love stuff like this. This is a time-lapse screen recording of the vector design process from James White AKA Signalnoise of some artwork for an album design. Throughout the whole video I can’t help but wonder how much processing power he is burning up on his Mac with the intense use of gradients […]

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Making Shapes: Viral Video


I came across this the other day and thought it was awesome! Except for the end. It’s a video of this guy, JayFunk who does a sitting-down-bodypop-breakdance known as finger tutting but with added visual effects thrown into the mix. The video itself looks well produced, with high quality definition in the picture and well […]

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FontBook iPad App


I saw this appear from my Twitter feed from somewhere and thought “I have an iPad. I love typography. Let’s see what this is all about” So I downloaded it and had a go. It looks to be one of the best apps a graphic designer could ask for, showing the font libraries of most […]

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