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Pearl Jam Win at 57th Annual Grammy Awards

February 11, 2015 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

Last Sunday February 8, The Recording Academy presented the 57th Grammy Awards, honouring “artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position”. Below is an overview of the nominees and winners of categories that are of interest for our My Type of Music-loving readers: categories 64 and 65, respectively Best Recording Package and Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package. I won’t go as far as to do a ’Ye (God complex much?) but nevertheless I give some type-centric commentary on the nominees and winners.

FontShop Website Updates

February 09, 2015 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Just like a butterfly emerging from its cocoon the new FontShop website transitioned from its public beta phase to “officially launched” status on December 1st. Since then our team of fearless developers have not been idle. On the contrary – apart from squashing the occasional bug we tirelessly continue to add improvements. We tried to create the most elegant and enjoyable fontshopping process possible, and now we are fine-tuning it. Some of the changes happen under the hood and are unnoticeable to the casual visitor, yet some features are specifically designed to make your FontShop experience even smoother and more enjoyable.

My Type of Music

February 06, 2015 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

Our monthly review of album sleeve design and typography looks at the artwork for Black Messiah by D’Angelo and The Vanguard. As usual some other albums too, but honestly, this month that’s all you need to know.

The 100 Best Posters of Burg Giebichenstein

January 30, 2015 by
Ferdinand Ulrich
Ferdinand Ulrich

On January 14 the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design in Halle/Saale launched its 100th anniversary with an exhibition that features over one hundred posters of its rich graphic design history.

Communication Arts Typography Annual 2014

January 29, 2015 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

Now in its fifth year, the Communication Arts Typography Annual has become a staple amongst the typeface design awards and Best Of lists. With the largest international circulation of any trade journal on visual communications, having work selected for the Communication Arts Typography Annual is considered a significant professional milestone to the creators and publishers of these award-winning projects.