I needed to clear this up for myself, the truth behind this great and mysterious typeface we know as Avant Garde. So for the benefit of those interested, here is the story…
Jason Santa Maria rethinks his website
Who would launch the tenth anniversary redesign of their website on a Friday afternoon? Well, probably only Jason Santa Maria. His twitter bio sums up his unfortunate predicament: “Designer by day, designer by night.”
Wicked chalk lettering by Dana Tanamachi
Dana Tanamachi hails from Texas, but currently resides in New York where she dabbles in lines of white powder after hours. Of course I mean she creates these marvelous large scale chalk installations, what were you thinking?
It’s official: Typefaces are modern art
MOMA (The Museum of Moden Art in New York) recently acquired 23 digital typefaces for their collection. Although MOMA includes many works featuring typography, the only typeface previously in their collection was 36-point Helvetica Bold lead type.
The super productive Jon Contino has just relaunched his portfolio stuffed with great typographical works and since I have been planning to post something about him, it is as good a time as ever to do so.