Good Arabic typefaces are very limited because it is not common to purchase [them], so typographers
cannot make a living out of it.
Donna Barkess, a graphic designer, University of Sunderland senior lecturer and typographer
, explores how the ampersand has stood the test of time.
During the course of the 16th century, music was printed by a number of typographers
, some of them being famed for the high quality of their craft (Valerio Dorico, Pietro Phalesio, Adam Berg, Katharina Gerlach, Antonio Gardano, etc.
In 1829, six issues of the bi-weekly Australian missed publication after typographers
walked off the job.
The fair will also have an 'Illustrators' Corner' where illustrators - anyone from comic strip designers, graphic artists, typographers
to calligraphers - can showcase their products.
Typography is performed by typesetters, compositors, typographers
, graphic designers, art directors, comic book artists, graffiti artists, clerical workers, and anyone else who arranges type for a product.
Collaborating with Rice, in a 10-day sprint the two went through two dozen iterations and much tinkering with strokes, italics and the like--things that keep typographers
up at night--before the final redesign was selected.
The collaborators have been revealed to be from a wide range of professions, including journalists, lawyers, public servants, district governors, construction engineers, intercity bus drivers, importers and hotelkeepers, some public officials from the Ministry of Education, jewelry dealers, typographers
, blacksmiths, restaurateurs, insurance agency owners, gallery owners and doctors.
The contest is open to printers, typographers
, advertising agencies, finishers, packaging companies, converting companies, binders, platemakers, specialty shops, desktop publishers, editors, public relations professionals and graphic designers.
S, which is the brainchild of Adri- ano Konialidis, have been pro- duced by illustrators, graphic designers, typographers
and artists from Argentina, Uru-guay, Brazil, Poland, the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, New Zealand and the UAE.
We have to ask designers, educators and typographers
and even the publishing industry at large -- what style of Arabic helps with reading?
The font, which is generally disliked by designers and typographers
because of its awkward weighting and haphazard kerning, has its own cognitive advantages.
Created in 1957 by two Swiss typographers
, it is both a modernist icon and a workhorse default, at once retro and still in heavy use.
In this audio slideshow, Kosofsky shows off his work and explains what drew him to the font, the particular challenges the Hebrew alphabet poses to typographers
, and why he sees Le Be as Hebrew's equivalent to the elegant and ubiquitous Garamond.
That is why it is important to educate type designers and typographers
and raise their consciousness enabling them to produce or repair special characters correctly.