Sole Sans: il nuovo carattere per il Sole24ore

Il progetto di un nuovo carattere esclusivo per Il Sole 24 ore è stato sviluppato dalla Cooperativa Anonima Servizi Tipografici (CAST). Il Sole Sans doveva accordarsi stilisticamente al Sole Serif, il carattere disegnato nel 2010 per Il Sole da Luciano Perondi, oggi membro e co-fondatore di CAST. Inoltre doveva essere adatto a schemi, grafici e tabelle a corpi molto ridotti, ma doveva anche mostrare sufficiente … Continua a leggere Sole Sans: il nuovo carattere per il Sole24ore

Fabian De Smet

I found very intriguing the work of Fabian De Smet, a young and talented creative graphic designer, that started off very young as a legal graffiti artist in France. Fabian, how did you approach the project Tribute to Madiba? I started with quite a lot of research, making quite a lot of  drafts for the calculations, effects, trials. I had to try it first on some smaller prototypes, than I … Continua a leggere Fabian De Smet

Antonio Pace: 25 years between corporate type and art

How do you approach the project for a corporate typeface? I start from a basic consideration: renouncing to the characterization of every verbal expression is equivalent to renouncing to a universe subliminal messages, packaged directly on the ontological plan of a brand. It must be said that making typefaces for the generic typesetting and making typefaces for identity systems is not at all the same thing. Every typographic … Continua a leggere Antonio Pace: 25 years between corporate type and art

Città di Prato by designconsultancy

Winner of a public competition, this Brand will rapresent the community of Prato in the new millenium. The coloured stripes comes out from the traditional work of Prato people (stracciaroli), capable to recycle every single stripe of cotton and the new mixture in the urban and industrial landascape made out of small and medium chinese entrapreuners, african migrants and Italians. The Logotype comes out from … Continua a leggere Città di Prato by designconsultancy

Omage to Rudyard Kipling’s IF

If only Italian graphic designers could be so good at copying something like american collegues, without alwais concerning about meanings, if only in our universities and colleges were less people concentrated on themself and the importance of their academic role, if only they were a Little bit younger, if everytime wasn’t about politic, if smart small studio like many i met in this blog were … Continua a leggere Omage to Rudyard Kipling’s IF

Slanted #20– Slab Serif

SLAB! Slanted Magazine #20 – Slab Serif is entirely dedicated to the early 19th century born »serifenbetonte Linear-Antiqua,« broadly known as Egyptienne, Slab Serif, Square Serif or Mécanes outside German classification. Developing during Industrial Revolution in Great Britain, these typefaces fastly spread on advertising posters and flyers. Back in these days it was the main purpose of the slab serifs to attract attention by their … Continua a leggere Slanted #20– Slab Serif