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(English) Helvetica – A Documentary About a Typeface

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Helvetica by director Gary Hustwit is a documentary film about the eponymous Helvetica typeface and typography and visual design in general. Using Helvetica's simple elegance, usefulness, and ubiquity as both a starting point and a recurring theme, this documentary film features interviews with many design and typography legends and luminaries such as Jonathan Hoefler, Erik Spiekermann, or Tobias Frere-Jones. In those interviews, those typographers share their opinions on what made Helvetica so wildly successful, why ... Read more

(English) Fonts in use: Typefaces in the wild

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.I like the simple elegance of type, the multitude of typefaces - from very ancient to very modern - available today and the vast range of intent, identity, tone and voice typefaces allow you to convey. I think you could say I'm fond of fonts (though as any type nerd will tell you there's a subtle, yet distinct, though today not anymore relevant difference between the two) ... Seeing fonts in use in the ... Read more

(English) Erik Spiekermann on Type as Visual Language

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.At this year's beyond tellerrand design conference Erik Spiekermann talked about type as visible language. Erik Spiekermann is a design and typography legend. Having started his career in the early 1970s he's been a both prolific and seminal designer. He's worked for BVG, Deutsche Bahn, Düsseldorf Airport, Audi, Volkswagen and Heidelberg Printing. So, chances are you've already come across some of his works and you've most certainly seen one of the typefaces designed by ... Read more