Katrín Ólína is a beautiful mind. Of the kind that unfolds from within, that occurs through the wholeness of the fragmented complexity of being. It is the beauty beyond the surface, beyond gender, and beyond design. (and yet very close)
I have always considered IBM a powerhouse player in the corporate business of product, design, engineering and technology, so naturally I was curious to see and hear Gerhard Pfau share where IBM design and culture are at, and how it’s getting on with reinventing itself.
The Novo Typo design studio is a design studio from Amsterdam which deals with various projects, orientation systems, corporate identity, book covers and posters. Their work, often inspired by deconstructivism, goes against the trend of “perfect, polished” aesthetics.
Niko Kitsakis explains, how learning the Japanese language and experiencing the country and culture affected his work and personal life. His unique perception and his experiences are presented at TYPO Berlin.
The annual PTSD-trigger for former type media students or super-happy-fun-time for everybody else with an intact work-life-balance and friends, is back. You guessed right; it’s TypeCooker™-Correction-Time again. Yaaay…
Just like a lot of other typographic phenomena, ligatures have their own haters and fanbase. Marko Jovanovac is part of the later. In his workshop he strikes a blow for unconventional connections, not only bringing letters, but also a lot of people together.
Tobias Frere-Jones has spent the last 25 years crafting letterforms, setting type and agonising over the smallest of details. He’s designed some of the most widely used typefaces of our time, including Interstate, Poynter Oldstyle, Whitney, Gotham, Surveyor, Tungsten, Retina and more recently, Mallory. With the ever-changing nature of web, he talked through renewed strategies to improve legibility for digital experiences.
Klipp und klar: OpenType-Funktionen sind vergnüglich, politisch und unbesiegbare Spielpartner! Liebe Nutzerinnen und Nutzer, es ist an der Zeit, OpenType-Funktionen ernst zu nehmen.
With Alef, Michal Sahar and Danny Meirav officially ended the monocracy of Arial, what was once the only web font for Hebrew. At TYPO Berlin, Michal provided the audience with broad insights into the design research for Fedra Serif Hebrew, a case study for matchmaking multi-script type design.