Category Archives: TYPOGRAPHY

Making Faces (nerd alert!)

This lovely documentary “Making Faces” has just been re-released and we want to see it!

“The film captures the personality of the late Canadian graphic artist Jim Rimmer (1931-2010) and follows his hands-on method of creating typefaces from the preliminary sketches through the cutting and casting of a single letter. The design featured in the film would become the basis for the first-ever simultaneous release of a digital font and hand-set metal font.” (via p22.com)

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Ed Ruscha & Jonathan Monk at Galleri Nicolai Wallner

Currently at Galleri Nicolai Wallner is a splendid exhibition featuring a Ed Ruscha & Jonathan Monk who have both portrayed Sunset Strip in a series of photographs put opposite each other. Top image is from the gallery by Jonathan Monk, bottom image is the poster we made for the exhibit …

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No No No No No ….

As in short for “Numbers”.

“The drug of ink smell and paper …”

Boy, would we like to be in London this coming friday when the Open City Festival screens last year’s  film about German printer & publisher Gerhard Steidl How to make a book with Steidl … he is truly a fascinating man and we admire him and his passion a lot … “Fuck the mid tones” … haha!

Scripts …

This book is definitely going in our collection. Steven Heller’s book on elegant, vintage lettering.

“Scripts: Elegant Lettering from Design’s Golden Age” (Thames & Hudson). All images courtesy of Thames & Hudson.

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Letters …

… making red look good!