The new trailer for the Linotype film looks rather nice. Should be an interesting watch - looking forward to it. They've raised more than their target via kickstart. Good for them.
"Linotype: The Film" Official Trailer from Linotype: The Film on Vimeo.
It's horrible to think about all those machines being thrown out and destroyed.
Tuesday, 22 February 2011
Cameron Mcefee spent many hours meticulously nudging nav elements and building grids for layout in web comps, then he began to wonder why Photoshop didn’t have a grid tool like InDesign. At a certain point he decided to stop thinking about it and just build a tool to do it. And now you can download it.
Wednesday, 2 February 2011
Great little interview from Myfonts with the 'seasoned scriptmeister', Michael Doret. He talks about influences, experience working with Ed Benguiat, and his working process. If you're not familiar with his work, Metroscript would be a good place to start. Read the interview here.
Tuesday, 1 February 2011
Erik Spiekermann shouldn't need much of an introduction. Founder of FontShop, the first mail-order distributor for digital fonts, designer of typefaces that can be seen all over the world, and all round design nut. Here is a nice piece from Gestalten TV with Erik talking about the visual design language. Enjoy.