Traditionally, Hebrew printed typography doesn't have a notion of ‘italic’, a concept linked with the evolution of the Latin alphabet. Hebrew, however, when written by hand used cursive forms taught at schools simultaneously from when children start to read, the informal style hasn’t integrated into printed typography. Michal Sahar proposes a cursive Hebrew for continuous text.
Essays · 11 October 2017 · English · 1075 words
Von den einsprachigen single-style-Fonts der Bleisatzära zu den komplexen, umfangreichen Multi-Script-Familien der digitalen Gegenwart haben sich Typografie und Schriftgestaltung weiterentwickelt, nicht nur um sich den Veränderungen in Druck- und Kommunikationstechnik anzupassen, sondern auch um eine Welt zu fördern, in der Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede zusammen finden müssen.
Essays · 2 October 2017 · German · 1235 words
From the single-style, monolingual fonts of the metal-type era to the complex, sprawling, multi-script families of the digital present, typography and type design have evolved, not only to embrace developments in print and communication technology, but also to support a world where unity and diversity must meet if we are to survive.
Essays · 2 October 2017 · English · 1302 words
This article highlights some major steps in the historical development of lettering tools for drafting.
Essays · 15 January 2017 · English · 2500 words
Nel novembre del 2010 Peter Biľak è stato invitato a intervenire alla conferenza di un giorno tenutasi a Copenaghen ‘Conceptual Type - Type led by ideas’; tema del convegno, le idee che stanno alla base della progettazione dei caratteri. Questo intervento si interroga sulle possibilità dei caratteri concettuali e compara il type design ad altre discipline.
Essays · 18 November 2013 · Italian
Este articulo discute los métodos de distribución convencionales de la tipografía digital y sus alternativas. Fue escrito originalmente para el Centre National des Arts Plastiques y esta enfocado al ámbito de la tipografía en Francia.
Essays · 23 May 2012 · Spanish · 1725 words
En este breve ensayo se evalúan las percepciones equivocadas acerca de la tipografía occidental en general y la pertinencia del uso de la terminología eurocéntrica en torno a los tipos.
Essays · 23 May 2012 · Spanish · 1012 words
Un recorrido que da cuenta de las mujeres diseñadoras de libros, revistas, campañas activistas, marcas y otras cosas más en el siglo XX.
Essays · 23 May 2012 · Spanish · 4956 words
What is the value of type competitions? A brief reflection on the common practice of awards hunting.
Essays · 20 March 2012 · English · 620 words
L’œuvre typographique de Hans Eduard Meier révèle plus de soixante ans de passion pour la lettre et la traversée de profondes mutations techniques. Si ses recherches des années 1950 restent d’actualité – aussi bien son livre Le Développement des caractères que le Syntax, essentiel dans le répertoire des fontes sans sérifs humanistiques –, il poursuit aujourd’hui avec de nouvelles créations, comme le Schulschrift. Il est tentant de qualifier sa production de « typographie durable ».
Essays · 1 February 2012 · French · 5625 words
La obra tipográfica de Hans Eduard Meier refleja más de sesenta años de pasión por la letra y atraviesa profundas mutaciones técnicas. Si, por un lado, la investigaciones que realizó en la década de 1950 no han perdido vigencia –tanto su libro La evolución de la letra como el Syntax, esencial dentro del repertorio de tipos humanísticos sin remates–, por otro lado, su trabajo continua en la actualidad con nuevas creaciones como el Schulschrift. Por ello es tentador calificar su producción como «tipografía sostenible».
Essays · 1 February 2012 · Spanish · 6027 words
Hans Eduard Meier’s typographic work is the fruit of his passion for letter design which has lasted over 60 years, against a background of profound technological mutations. The research he conducted in the 1950s is still relevant today, notably in his book The Development of Script and Type and his Syntax typeface, a key humanistic sans serif. He is still designing typefaces today, such as Schulschrift. His output in this domain can be seen as a type of “sustainable typography”.
Essays · 1 February 2012 · English · 5749 words

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