Blog

25. Jul. 2015

The many aspects of writing as a cultural technology, we are happy to discover in this conference, gain another very special facet in Kang Byung-in’s presentation about »writing methods of the East and the West and their difference in expression«. Kang Byung-in is a prominent calligrapher and visual artist in Seoul, Korea.

...


25. Jul. 2015

Two major figures in the field of non-latin typefaces teamed up for this stunning lecture. Onur Yazıcıgi – currently living in Istanbul – who specializes in Ottoman metal type production of the 19th century. And from Amsterdam: Tomas Milo, who is a partner at DecoType, a team that has been working on Arabic script...


24. Jul. 2015

»The greatest lesson I have learned over the past 30 years since I fell in love with Hangeul is that Hangeul is a writing system that combines sound, shape, and meaning.« This is how the director of the King Sejong Commemoration Project, chairman of the Korean Society of Typography and professor at Seoul Women’s University...


24. Jul. 2015

The designer and specialist for Cyrillic typography Victoria Sarapina takes us on a trip through her beloved hometown Moscow.

After a...


24. Jul. 2015

And now: typeface designer, digital punchcutter and teacher Rainer Erich (»Eric«) Scheichelbauer,from Vienna, Austria, who runs his own type studio „Schriftlabor“. He offers quite a utopian sounding  approach to typography by questioning how one can design »a typeface for a script that has not been digitised yet«.

...

24. Jul. 2015

A Lecture in creativity. Chang Sik Kim who is teaching at the San Jose State University, Department of Design, Graphic Design Program is a typographer, visual communication designer and a member of the GRANSHAN jury.

...


24. Jul. 2015

He is the grandmaster of Armenian typography and initiator and founder of the International Type Design competition: GRANSHAN. He is now a co-head of the organisation’s committee and jury board of the competition.

...


24. Jul. 2015

Assistant Professor in Communication Design at the School of Fine and Applied Arts, Bangkok University, Piyaluk Benjadol delivers an insight in her studies about correlations between typography and graphic design as verbal and non-verbal codes on the one hand and cultural and social issues on the other hand.

...


24. Jul. 2015

»Hard things about multilingual typesetting.« Kyoto based missionary, computer programmer and publisher Simon Cozens opens up his charming report by confessing that he is not a studied designer at all.

...


24. Jul. 2015

»The shaping of India's future depends on understanding its past, and the Murty Classical Library of India
deserves acclaim for making great works from the past widely available.« It was economist and Nobel Prize
laureate Amartya Sen who introduced this ambitious project of the Harvard University Press with such an emphasis.

...


Pages

Back