How Tolga Girgin Creates 3D Calligraphy

Curator: Jennette Snape
date: August 6, 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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Hand-drawn Animation for New NoizBoiz and Ronnie Flex Music Video

Curator: Jennette Snape
date: August 5, 2014
Categories: Design in Music, Illustration, Motion Graphics, Typography
Tags: animation, motion graphics, music
Rotterdam-based NoizBoiz are known as pioneers in the field of UK-sounds like dubstep and grime. The music video for this song (with a guest contribution by Dutch hiphop artist Ronnie Flex) features hand-drawn animation by Felix Spanjaard that extends the storytelling layer of NoizBoiz's unique Dutch grime style.



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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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Massive Attack V Adam Curtis: Adam Curtis, Robert Del Naja and United Visual Artists

Curator: Manuel Miranda
date: June 10, 2014
Categories: Environmental Design, Experience Design, Typography
Tags: Adam Curtis, Massive Attack, Park Avenue Armory, United Visual Artists

Massive Attack V Adam Curtis is a concert and film that originated at the Manchester International Festival and took place at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City from September 28 to October 4, 2013. 

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