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What Typography is
Typography is bound by the constraints of the medium or technology (print, the Internet, and so on) through which it is to be disseminated. As well as being creative in terms of an art or craft, typography is a technical subject which demands certain standardizations and considerations of established methodologies and practices Read more – ‘What Typography is’.
Typographic Measurement
The traditional system of typographic measurement utilizes two basic units: the point and the pica. The height of type is measured in points, and the width of a letter or a line of type is measured in picas. Point size is the height of the body of a letter in a typeface; originating in metal […] Read more – ‘Typographic Measurement’.
Branding – Consistent Design
When you start working with clients you have to understand that the work you produce is not just about how good or bad a design is. It has a lot to do with the way the design fits into the wider spectrum of things. Does this design fall in line with the overall theme of […] Read more – ‘Branding – Consistent Design’.
Typography – Films to Watch
Some interesting films about our beloved area of graphic design – typography The Art of Hermann Zapf from Johnny Dib on Vimeo Gerrit Noordzij on drawing from Erik van Blokland on Vimeo Tobias Frere-Jones on Wim Crouwel, Gerrit Noordzij Prize 2009 from Erik van Blokland on Vimeo Erik Spiekerman on Microsoft and Arial from Bjorn […] Read more – ‘Typography – Films to Watch’.
Genuine Meaning to Whitespace
White space, often referred to as negative space in design circles, is the portion of a page left empty or unmarked — essentially, just unused space. There is a purpose for white space, however, and many consider it a vital graphic element in Web page design. White space is not about increasing margins, paragraph spacing […] Read more – ‘Genuine Meaning to Whitespace’.
Multimedia Design and Communication Education Promo
A promo video I made from students footage and pictures – made in After Effects. Thanks to the students at the Multimedia Design and Coomunication Education in Herning, Denmark Read more – ‘Multimedia Design and Communication Education Promo’.
Typography – Letter
The detection of types is one of the most elementary branches of knowledge to the special expert in crime. -The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1902 Introduction Our modern English alphabet is a child of the Latin alphabet or Roman alphabet, which evolved from a western version of the Greek alphabet approximately 2,700 years ago. The […] Read more – ‘Typography – Letter’.
The Experience of Color
Color is, first, a sensory event. Colors are true sensations, not abstractions or ideas. The beginning of every color experience is a physiological response to a stimulus of light.Colors are experienced in two very different ways. The colors on a monitor screen are seen asdirect light. The colors of the physical world — of printed pages, […] Read more – ‘The Experience of Color’.
Till the World ends
Short animation about love. Real footage, imagery and old school frame by frame animation combined in After Effects. Read more – ‘Till the World ends’.
Comic Sans fights back
I am completely in love with the fact that Comic Sans fights back. The last sentence made me laugh out loud. Monologue was written by Mike Lacher,  animation is by Joe Hollier who also created this amazing stop animation called My Visual Diary. Read more – ‘Comic Sans fights back’.