100 Beste Plakate 2023

The Competition Winners
The winners of the 100 Beste Plakate (100 best posters) 2023 have been selected! The prizes for the 100 posters and poster…

FURE Conference 2024

The Design Conference on the Future of Reading—Recap
Last Friday, the FURE conference took place in the foyer of the Münster School of Design. The presentations revolved around the question…

Leipziger Typotage

Not My Type! Typographic Stereotypes
The 29th Leipziger Typotage will explore how gender, social, and ethnic stereotypes manifest in typographic design. A small * can make a…

Typeface of the Month: Brel

By Studio Type
Welcome Brel, our new Typeface of the Month. Brel, a unique and quirky new serif typeface with Belgian roots, is the first…

Tag der Schrift 2024

Day of Type in Zurich
The Tag der Schrift 2024 (“Day of Type”) is an educational event that focuses on typeface design. Jointly organized by the Schule…

Hubsch

The Northern Block’s Experimental Typeface Celebrates the Chisel-Tipped Marker Pen
Nostalgia and the evolution of the marker pen come together for The Northern Block’s new experimental typeface—Hubsch, designed by Jonathan Hill. The…

Jumping Creativity

A Lecture Series by the Typographische Gesellschaft München (tgm)
With the theme of the Jumping Creativity Lecture Series 2024 A Journey of the Heart and Mind, the Typographische Gesellschaft  München (tgm) invites…

Rhizome

Typography Experiment: Expressing Rhizome through Variable Font Design
There are no rules, such as the structure of plant roots, fungi, and blood vessels, and life is felt in these structures…

Shapes of Data

J&J - New ways of visualising data
Shapes of Data is an innovation created by Adrien Jacquemet and Basile Jesset, graphic designer and web developer respectively. In their view,…

Typeface of the Month: RST Thermal

By Reset Type
Check out our newest Typeface of the Month:  RST Thermal is an exploration of balance and contrast. Combining the elegance of classical…

Call for Entries by Stiftung Buchkunst 2024

“Die Schönsten Deutschen Bücher” and “Förderpreis für junge Buchgestaltung”
Stiftung Buchkunst invites participation in its competitions Die Schönsten Deutschen Bücher 2024 (The Most Beautiful German Books 2024) and Förderpreis für junge…

Typotalk with Lars Harmsen

Perspectives by Design—Typography and Space
In the context of the exhibition Dagmar Buhr: Lui at Neues Museum in Nürnberg, bayern design presents a Typotalk with Lars Harmsen, Creative…

Formale Grotesque

Family System
With the development of Formale Grotesque, Binnenland pursued a strategy that is more variable for a more differentiated use of a type…

Script – Über das Wesen der Schrift

About the nature of writing
Do the existing writing systems suffice for future communication, even with machines? Script – Über das Wesen der Schrift is a fundamental reflection…

Flint*ype

flint*ype is a tool, an archive, and a curated showcase, that aims to make typefaces from FLINTA* (F=female, L=lesbians, I=inter-, N=non-binary, T=trans,…

Blackletter—Rotunda

Calligraphy Manuals
After the debut of the Calligraphy Manuals collection with the book Blackletter – Fraktur, the Portuguese publishing house 0. itemzero has released…

Typeface of the Month: Perec Scripte

With a serene air and a hint of nostalgia, our new Typeface of the Month Perec Scripte is a vertical script font…

Aesthetics Imperfections

How AI is changing the Landscape of Typography
Creativity and innovation are no longer exclusively the province of humans, but the result of collaboration, a game of interpretation in the…

DYAD

By Richard Berengarten and Will Hill
DYAD is a collaboration between the poet Richard Berengarten and the graphic artist Will Hill. It includes 32 image-poems on 80 pages—each…

item Magazin #5

kursiv
item Magazin #5, an independent platform for the transfer of educational impulses, is the student magazine of the Department of Design and…

Schriftenkartei

By Michael Wörgötter
By a stroke of luck, an extraordinary object came into the hands of Michael Wörgötter, Professor of Typography in Augsburg – the…

ABC Connect Unites Fonts with Furniture

A digital dot font and accompanying set of metal brackets, which let users create lettershapes with screws
The German type foundry Dinamo and design studio BNAG have connected (🤭🙄) to create a digital dot font and accompanying set of…

Dynamic Font Day 2023—Recap

After a “creative break” the Dynamic Font Day is back, once again organized by the Typografische Gesellschaft München in the rooms of…

Give Me All Your Money and I’ll Make Some Origami

A Reader and Visual Research to an Alternate View on Graphic Design and Its Education
The study of graphic design is currently moving in an area of tension: on the one hand, critically thinking individuals are to…