Why I Keep Coming Back to Kenya Hara's Minimalist Designing Design

Curator: Michael Freimuth
date: August 1, 2014
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Typography
Tags: Book, japan, Kenya Hara, Typography
I first came across Kenya Hara’s work years ago after one of my dad's regular trips to Japan. A catalogue he brought back had a Muji ad in the back. The simple, minimalist nature of it struck me before I even knew words like ‘minimalist’ to describe things I liked.
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Redesigning the Visual Identity of Berlin's Bauhaus Archives

Curator: Leta Sobierajski
date: July 8, 2014
Categories: Brand & Identity Design, Typography
Tags: Bauhaus, bauhaus archives, berlin, Typography
The Bauhaus Archives has housed the work of Bauhaus greats like Joost Schmidt, Wassily Kandinsky, Johannes Itten, and Alfred Arndt since it opened in Berlin in 1979. Now, 35 years later, designer Sascha Lobe from L2M3 has created a new visual identity for the institution by repurposing existing typography into playful geometric shapes--all by following the age-old rule of “form follows function," of course.
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How Tolga Girgin Creates 3D Calligraphy

Curator: Jennette Snape
date: July 4, 2014
Categories: Typography
Tags: graphic design, Typography
Tolga Girgin is a Turkish graphic designer and electrical engineer who experiments with calligraphy. His latest works involve a number of 3D lettering pieces that use shadow and perspective to make it appear like the letterforms are lifting off the page. Very cool!


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The Grand Budapest Hotel poster: Annie Atkins

Curator: Sam’s Myth
date: March 28, 2014
Categories: Entertainment Design, Typography
Tags: annie atkins, Movie posters, the grand budapest hotel, Typography, Wes Anderson

Irish designer Annie Atkins lived up (and then some) to the monumental dream assignment of handling the graphic design elements for Wes Anderson’s latest feature film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, including this theatrical poster and its custom title treatment. 

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Commercial Type: Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz

Curator: Garth Walker
date: August 14, 2013
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Typography
Tags: Typography
Commercial Type is a newish foundry creating classic fonts (with a twist) based on oldish styles... It’s anything but commercial. 
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