Tag: typography

Bladerunner, typography and visual culture

If you have any interest in typography, visual culture, film studies or the work of Ridley Scott, you really should read this extended blog piece on the typography and film connections surrounding 1982 science fiction classic Bladerunner: Typeset in the future: Bladerunner.

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 22/02/16

This week I have chosen to have a look at I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic? A typographic book on what its like to struggle with reading by UoP BA (Hons) Graphic Design graduate, Sam Barclay. Library staff were

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New digital design and typography resource: eLexicons

Continually updated, with over 2,500 biographical entries connecting resources and highlighting design influences over time with access to thousands of exemplar designers work and reliable, contextualized learning resources for the visual arts, spanning Typography, Graphic Design, Graphic Art, Illustration, and

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 05/05/15

Typography has been on my mind a lot recently what with ordering all of those extra copies of books for the bumper in-take of Graphic Design students.  We’ve also got a little treat coming up next year, an online resource

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CCI Book of the Week 27/04/15

Graphic Design School by David Dabna, Sandra Stewart and Eric Zempol This week’s book choice is all about graphic design.  The library has older editions in stock but this fifth edition includes specific advice on digital imaging techniques, motion graphics

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How far can you take type?

Developed from a communication device into an impressive artistic tool in the nineteenth century, typed text is an art form that has lived on for well over a hundred years and effortlessly hurdled the digital revolution to be reborn as

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1000 addenda

OK, we’ve had complaints already that we didn’t includ ‘Hats of Meat’ our most controversial post right back in the early days that nearly had the blog shut down!  Of course, since then Lady Gaga has made us look quite

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Identifont

University of Portsmouth Graphic Design student Matt Dempsey has received considerable publicity about his website, Comic Sans Criminal, that focusses on the appropriate use of Comic Sans font. If you come across a font that you need to identify then

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Typorganism

TOTD doesn’t really understand this website. It has something to do with computational interaction design and interactive kinetic typography. To be honest the best way to understand it is to play with the various different applications. We may not understand

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black and white text a thing of the past?

Difficult to tell whether this is the most intriguing idea of the week or the most insane: http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/2008/06/writecolorsm-multicoloring-for.html  

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