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FontShop Celebrates: Women in Design

March 09, 2015 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

To mark International Women’s Day (March 8, 2015), we will be celebrating women in design for the whole of this week.

Robothon 2015 Live Stream

March 02, 2015 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

On Thursday 5 and Friday 6 March Type & Media, the post-graduate master in typeface design of the Royal Academy of Art (KABK), organises in collaboration with several partners Robothon 2015 in The Hague, Netherlands. The 5th edition of the triennial conference on font software and font technology sold out in a mere one-and-a-half hours, but can be attended virtually via their live stream on YouTube.

Nick Shinn’s Pratt Nova released

February 12, 2015 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

When Canada’s national Globe and Mail newspaper underwent a radical redesign in 2008, type designer Nick Shinn was brought in to begin the process that would ultimately yield the Pratt, and later, Pratt Nova families.

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.

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.