IdN v20n2: Typography Special – Reading Between the Lines
Many specialist typographers are so hung up on creating beautiful, dramatic or unusual letterforms that the purely graphic components of their creations are sometimes overlooked. Others, however, take pride in giving equal weight to both words and visuals – and, indeed, shape their designs in such a way that they compliment each other perfectly. We look at the work of five designers who excel at producing this combined effect.
IdN TV v20n2: Titling – Today’s titans of Titling
Nowadays, more than ever, the opening sequences of a movie or TV show are a crucial way of distinguishing them. And with contemporary technology, the sky’s the limit when it comes to creative ingenuity. We bring you the work and words of three of the most talented exponents of the art of modern title design.
HAPPINESS travels to VIVID Sydney – Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (24MAY - 10JUN, 2013)
From May 24th to June 10th 2013 MCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Australia in Sydney will show a selection of Happiness and other survival techniques, an exhibition by COLORS magazine which had its world première at the Design Museum in London in April 2012. Inspired by the magazine’s 83rd edition Happiness, the exhibit is one of the events of VIVID Sydney, a festival including light installations, projections, music performances, public talks and debates from leading global creative thinkers.
OFFF Barcelona 2013 – 06-08 JUN, 2013 (Barcelona, Spain)
OFFF is an entity in continuous transformation, alive and evolutionary. More than a decade ago, it was born as a post-digital culture festival; a meeting place to host contemporary creation through an in depth programme of conferences, workshops and performances by the most relevant artists of our time.
Sonar Barcelona 2013 – 13-15 JUN, 2013 (Barcelona, Spain)
Sónar is the International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art created in 1994, which is held in Barcelona for three days every June. Visitors from over 90 countries attend Sónar each year to enjoy an impeccable line-up featuring hundreds of artists from all over the world.
Broadcast Asia 2013 – 18-21 JUN, 2013 (Singapore)
BroadcastAsia bring together industry experts and thought leaders in the broadcasting industries to highlight business strategies for future broadcasting and content production. BroadcastAsia’s 4-day programme promises to deliver an immersive networking and trade experience for relevant professionals. We at IdN will be there, come to say hi at ORCHID, 4B3-26.
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IdN Extra 08: Typo/graphic Posters – Data Typography, Graphics, and its Application in Creative Poster Design
Type design and typography is one of the key elements of a basic poster design. On the one hand, headline type needs to be legible to communicate the message of the poster; but how do you balance it with the rest of the elements of a poster? Graphics, photos, information, illustrations... indeed, there is a lot to be considered in a poster than one might think. In this issue, expect to see some of the genre’s heavyweights and their love for type and poster design.