After a lot of work and research, the typeface that Hotwired Design members received a sneak preview of, EmBauhaus, is finally done.
Since my last posting on this project, I have finalized many glyphs and added various tapers to some horizontal and curved strokes, visually correcting the junctures of horizontal and vertical strokes. I also decided to move several characters into a more traditional…Continue
Gùnter Lange was a german typographic wunderkind, the creator of varied designs ranging from a number of Grotesques to a wonderful Didot inspired design called Walbaum.
He not only created wonderful typefaces, but he eventually shared his vast knowledge with his students at the Kunstschule, Lehristitut für Graphische Gestaltung, and the Werbliche Akademie.…
Added by Stephen Boss on September 12, 2012 at 7:31am — No Comments
Typically I don't touch products or packaging design, but this clean and type heavy packaging hooked me.
Check out this Bag created to tote your piscatorial purchase around the hood.
Sure beats the daily news...
Added by Stephen Boss on August 27, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Hoffmann was born in Hildesheim Germany, 1856 and designed a moderate number of typefaces, including Block BQ, and Berthold Herold Reklameschrift™. His designs were said to be the influence for Lucian Bernhard's Sachplakat poster art, including the iconic …Continue
Added by Stephen Boss on June 28, 2012 at 1:22pm — No Comments
Jan was a Dutch Type Designer who was born in Gouda, The Netherlands in 1892 (deceased 1958).
He largely created highly readable and well crafted typefaces like Romulus for text, printing and the Monotype machine.
His quote still rings true today "The history of calligraphy and typography is Mainly a matter of tracing variations caused by cultural, linguistic, nationalistic and economic factors."
A number of…Continue
Added by Stephen Boss on May 17, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments