Design // Thursday, June 05, 2014
This is a film about font. Times New Roman was designed for The Times in 1931 and is one of the most recognised fonts in the world. Whether you like it or not, it is not a font to be ignored. The short is part of The Unquiet Film Series which celebrates the historical and cultural impact of The Times and The Sunday Times.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 21, 2011
What would it look like if you splashed some liquid and captured it frozen in the shape of a letter? Well, that is the simplistic version of what Skyrill, in a studio in Bahrain, has done. The question is: imagine the laws of physics were redefined and liquid could move into shapes and then become frozen midair into a solid structure?
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 21, 2011
In the 1960s, NYC-based Photo-Lettering Inc was a leading foundry of type, with an array of styles in Art Deco, Art Nouveau, and Psychedelic alphabets. Of course, that being the 1960s, digital fonts took over, and Photo-Lettering lost all steam. Now, LA-based type foundry, House Industries (with an emphasis on digital type), is set to re-release some of the great types of Photo-Lettering Inc. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 30, 2011
The Museum of Modern Art can be considered a titan of industry, a tycoon of art collecting. The MoMA has stepped out of their usual barrage of mediums with their latest acquisition, they have just added to their stellar permanent collection 23 Typefaces. More information after the jump . . .