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Abi Huynh

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A Man of Letters and Text

PRESENTED ON MAY 08, 2018
IN VANCOUVER @ VOL 45

Abi shared his journey with us through school and discovering his love of text. He designed and developed the poster and font for this edition's post.

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Duct Tape Fonts

BY TRIOFOUR
@ VOL 49 ON FEB 27, 2008

TrioFour introduces us to the fantastically generic duct tape font 'Shuetsu-tai' by Shuetsu Sato. TrioFour is a film and documentary team based in Tokyo. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on July 31, 2013.

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New Alphabet Letters Based on Chinese Characters

BY RYO SHIMIZU
@ VOL 83 ON JUN 29, 2011

Ryo showcases some of his art projects, with a focus on a beautiful set of alphabet letters based on Chinese characters. (in Japanese)

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Letters on Cuba

BY IAN LYNAM
@ VOL 88 ON JAN 25, 2012

Designer Ian Lynam took a trip to Cuba, and being the typographic obsessor he his, he spent a lot of time taking photos of the typography he spotted in and around the streets he walked.

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Chinese Characters

BY YONGQING LIU
@ VOL 13 ON MAY 18, 2013

Yongqing Liu is a Secretary-General of Shenzhen Graphic Design Association. His amazing design works utilizing Chinese characters and fonts for products and branding is a combination of historical background and his own feelings toward life. Unfortunatley, Yonging Liu was unavailable, and a friend of his presented for him instead. 

 

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If Fonts were Celebrities

BY PAVITHRA RAMANUJAM
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 07, 2015

Pavithra Ramanujam is a sucker for bright colours, bezier curves, smooth gradients and crisp jalebis. They serve as my muse as I design keynotes, prezi’s, visual interfaces and cool icons at work. Her latest obsession: lettering and stitching -- and comparing fonts to the rich and famous.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 27, 2015.

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ÜberSchrift

BY ROMAN HEMPEL
@ VOL 7 ON APR 23, 2015

In his presentation Roman Hempel speaks on the impact fonts and layout do have to the content of print media. Within his 20 slides he s showing some examples of really bad layouts that with some easy trics appear to be more easy to understand..

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20 examples of lettering within 20 miles of my house

BY PHIL BAINES
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Designer and senior lecturer in typography at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design Phil Baines tells us about his love of lettering and gives examples of found typography close to where he lives.

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The Future of the Fonts

BY 葉俊麟 CHUN LIN YEH
@ VOL 28 ON MAR 26, 2016

Founded by Yeh Chun-lin, justfont aims to provide designers with a dazzling array of fonts that can be downloaded from the Cloud. Yeh also founded a Facebook fan page called “Love Fonts” (字戀) where designers can bounce ideas off each other on font-related topics. Moreover, he launched a “Jin Xuan” font  (金萱體) with the support of fundraising platforms, hoping to push educational software developers to roll out more attractive fonts and lift the quality of locally developed fonts. 

葉俊麟創辦justfont希望提供設計師從雲端即可得到自由運用的字型,並成立「字戀」粉絲頁,讓設計師討論字型相關議題,並分享「金萱」新中文字體透過募資平台順利推出的過程,期望拋磚引玉教育軟體業者能推出美的字型,影響並改變台灣未來的文字風景。

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Auditorium: Architectural Lettering to Moderne Type Family

BY MARISA TENBRINK
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 03, 2017

Marisa Ten Brink is a freelance graphic designer living near Astoria, South Dakota. She received her undergraduate degree from South Dakota State University in 2012 and is currently pursuing an MFA in graphic design at Vermont College of Fine Arts. You can see more of Marisa's work here