interdisciplinary


interdisciplinary refers to the interplay and cross-pollination of multiple design disciplines.

Books 12

The Sport and Game issue of WTW, about sport as a powerful tool for shaping the foundations of a community, for solving problems where politicians stalemate and for paving the way for social progress.
A book about inspiring design achievements from the Arab world. Nasri Khattar,proposed Unified Arabic to make reading Arabic easier to learn.
This issue of WTW strives to probe beyond the visible aspect of design. We look at the invisible organisational principles shaping our lives.
This issue of Works That Work is exploring the fine line between breaking the rules and breaking the laws.
A definite monograph about Wim Crouwel going into great depth to understand the methodology of one of the greatest minds in modern graphic design.

Articles 11

Peter Biľak speaks with Mark Thomson about his beginnings, running a type foundry, magazines, print media in general, modern dance and typography. This interview appeared in Eye magazine No.75, Spring 2010 in the Reputations series.
Interviews · 27 September 2010 · English · 3447 words
Graphic designer Willem Sandberg became the director of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum in 1945. From that time until 1962 he designed almost all the printed matter for the Stedelijk and transformed the museum, introducing new ideas into the stuffy world of museums of that time.
Reviews · 11 May 2005 · English · 1094 words
An epistemology of the word ‘experimental’ as it applies to design and type, contrasted with its scientific connotations. Examples of past and current design, type and reading/language, as well as scientific experiment, are taken into account.
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 2063 words
A critical review and description of an open-structured live multimedia performance series which took place in the Netherlands in 1999.
Reviews · 29 November 2004 · English · 531 words
A review of John Maeda's monograph from 2000. A critical look at the book's design, and the philosophy and work of the new media designer/artist.
Reviews · 29 November 2004 · English · 540 words

Blogs 9

After a year of preparation, we’ve just released the first issue of Works That Work, ‘a magazine of unexpected creativity’.
11 February 2013
Works That Work is a new magazine that looks beyond mere portfolios, concerning itself with the conditions and contexts of design in a wider sense, celebrating the manifestations of unexpected creativity. Works That Work will be a twice-yearly, internationally distributed periodical.
17 October 2012
We have just received Social Energy, a book documenting a series of travelling design exhibitions, workshops and lectures presented across China.
31 August 2011
Typotheque is pleased to announce the release of Dance Writer as an iPhone/iPad app. Dance Writer converts text into a choreographed sequence of poses based on the shapes of the letters
26 April 2011
Typotheque has agreed with Klat magazine to run its blog on Klat’s website. Klat (magazine+website) explores the many-sided world of contemporary art, design and architecture, through a close encounter with its protagonists.
2 January 2011

Authors 6

Jyotish Sonowal studied at the renowned National Institute Of Design in Ahmedabad, India, and after his graduation joint the Indian Type Foundry. He d...
Frederike Huygen is a Dutch art historian, researcher and author. She was the curator of the industrial design collection at the Museum Boijmans Van ...
Massimo Gonzato is a copywriter and journalist based in Verona, Italy, working on projects related to sports, culture, design, sustainability, and pa...
Born York, UK, 1973. Studied graphic design, Reading, UK, 1991-95. Part of the first group of participants at the Werkplaats Typografie, Arnhem, NL...
Born in Austria. After having worked at M&Co. in New York and at the Hong Kong office of the advertising agency Leo Burnett, he formed the New...

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