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TrioFour

Duct Tape Fonts

PRESENTED ON FEB 27, 2008
IN TOKYO @ VOL 49

TrioFour introduces us to the fantastically generic duct tape font 'Shuetsu-tai' by Shuetsu Sato. TrioFour is a film and documentary team based in Tokyo. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on July 31, 2013.

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Chinese Characters

BY YONGQING LIU
@ VOL 13 ON MAY 18, 2013

Yongqing Liu is a Secretary-General of Shenzhen Graphic Design Association. His amazing design works utilizing Chinese characters and fonts for products and branding is a combination of historical background and his own feelings toward life. Unfortunatley, Yonging Liu was unavailable, and a friend of his presented for him instead. 

 

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Young Tape Recorder Collector

BY HENDRIK BOSMA
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 25, 2014

De 15-jarige Hendrik Bosma heeft een fascinatie voor analoge techniek. Hij vertelt ons over de wondere wereld van de bandrecorder.

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ÜberSchrift

BY ROMAN HEMPEL
@ VOL 7 ON APR 23, 2015

In his presentation Roman Hempel speaks on the impact fonts and layout do have to the content of print media. Within his 20 slides he s showing some examples of really bad layouts that with some easy trics appear to be more easy to understand..

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From Red Tape to the Red Carpet

BY JAN-MARTIN AHRENDT
@ PECHAKUCHA EVENT AT MSM ON JAN 28, 2016

Jan-Martin Ahrendt believes that it is important to create an attractive and livable climate for internationals in the Maastricht Region. In this presentation he presents the efforts of a regional network of institutions and service providers to do just that.

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20 examples of lettering within 20 miles of my house

BY PHIL BAINES
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Designer and senior lecturer in typography at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design Phil Baines tells us about his love of lettering and gives examples of found typography close to where he lives.

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The Future of the Fonts

BY 葉俊麟 CHUN LIN YEH
@ VOL 28 ON MAR 26, 2016

Founded by Yeh Chun-lin, justfont aims to provide designers with a dazzling array of fonts that can be downloaded from the Cloud. Yeh also founded a Facebook fan page called “Love Fonts” (字戀) where designers can bounce ideas off each other on font-related topics. Moreover, he launched a “Jin Xuan” font  (金萱體) with the support of fundraising platforms, hoping to push educational software developers to roll out more attractive fonts and lift the quality of locally developed fonts. 

葉俊麟創辦justfont希望提供設計師從雲端即可得到自由運用的字型,並成立「字戀」粉絲頁,讓設計師討論字型相關議題,並分享「金萱」新中文字體透過募資平台順利推出的過程,期望拋磚引玉教育軟體業者能推出美的字型,影響並改變台灣未來的文字風景。

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A Man of Letters and Text

BY ABI HUYNH
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Abi shared his journey with us through school and discovering his love of text. He designed and developed the poster and font for this edition's post.

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Space: The Font-al Frontier

BY ERIC ROBBINS
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 27, 2018

Two spaces after a period or one? This ongoing debate is full of controversy. Eric Robbins walks us through a history of fonts and typesetting and why we put two spaces after a period.

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Tapigami

BY SHANNON MULHALL
@ VOL 32 ON MAY 30, 2018

Shannon Mulhall talks about the love of Tapigami, sculpting with masking tape.