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Take Me To TYPO Berlin 2015

April 14, 2015 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

We’ve joined up with the TYPO Berlin team to offer one lucky person the chance to win a ticket to TYPO Berlin 2015. This year’s TYPO conference will take place from 21–23 May in Haus der Kulturen, Tiergarten under the theme of Character. More than 50 international experts from across the areas of design, communications, typography and psychology will present strategies against a culture of superficiality.

Serebro Nabora 2014 (Part 2)

April 13, 2015 by
Sonja Knecht
Sonja Knecht

From Russia with love: An insight into the ten conference days in Moscow that had a lasting impact. From turning letter-drawing rules on their head, to learning about “functionovelty” and getting to know the outlaw among punctuation marks: Part 2 explores, questions, and confirms conventions.

A round of applause for well-rounded type talent – Part 1

March 31, 2015 by
Ferdinand Ulrich
Ferdinand Ulrich

Round or rounded type is omnipresent on packaging and in advertising for ice cream, soya milk, yogurt, pizza dough, gummy bears as well as shampoo, toothpaste, computers or even petrol; the list of application possibilities is long and as diverse as the origins of this style in type design. On the one hand, typefaces with rounded terminals and corners are an expression of a trend that reoccurs from time to time, but beyond all aesthetic motives rounded type can be a problem solver for technological challenges, such as backlit signs and bad screen resolution.

Serebro Nabora 2014 (Part 1)

March 22, 2015 by
Sonja Knecht
Sonja Knecht

From Russia with love: The Serebro Nabora conference took place in Moscow on 29/30 November 2014 – embedded in a week of intense workshops around type design and technology. A great experience (and not cold at all). Part 1: The Dutch Invasion.

Twitter Q&A: Ulrike Rausch

March 10, 2015 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

As part the of celebrations for our Women in Design Week, we are delighted to be hosting a Twitter Q&A with illustrator and graphic design extraordinaire Ulrike Rausch, founder of Liebe Fonts on Thursday.