Interactive Type Specimens: Klim

Curator: Scribble Tone
date: November 21, 2012
Categories: Experience Design, Typography
Tags: Interactive Type, Specimens, Typefaces
We spend a lot of time looking at type. There’s something hypnotic about the black-and-white forms, and the complex system of type working together in the most efficient ways.

Traditionally, specimens have been a one-way street. The designer determines the format, and presents it in a way that hopefully highlights the strengths of the design. Sometimes that’s enough, but most of the time we need to touch it and play with it ourselves. 

Klim, with the help of Springload, has found a way to turn this into a two-way street, making the specimen itself editable.
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Marian, Une collection de revivals: Paul Barnes

Curator: Scribble Tone
date: November 19, 2012
Categories: Advertising, Book & Magazine Design, Typography
Tags: Process, Research, Specimens, Typefaces
You may have seen Paul Barnes’ Marian, when it was released in early 2012 by Commercial Type. Unfortunately, Marian, Une collection de revivals, a gorgeous 56-page journey through the process and inspiration, seems to have slipped through the cracks.
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