Vanishing world on the cover of Typo 45

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With a cover photo by Molly Woodworth from New York, take a look inside the current autumn issue.

The impartial observer / with David Tartakover
Interview with an Israeli designer whose poster art has charted the Middle East peace process and Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Type]Media 2010–2011
Gallery of the results of the Type]Media course at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, in which twelve students scribbled, chiselled, sketched, revived, live-traced, wrote, fontlabbed, doodled, interpolated, coded and pixelled for nearly a year.

Typographic categories / Víctor García
Contemplations on typographic categories called dingbats, pi fonts, symbol fonts and non-alphabetics.

Forgotten kerning / Filip Blažek
Overview of important kerning pairs that are often lacking in fonts, making it difficult for designers to use specific fonts without running into problems.

The ghost signs of Brooklyn & Manhattan / Molly Woodward
Essay on vernacular typography in New York City, where the first sign painter used brick buildings as their canvases.

Whales and puffins. ATypI 2011 / Filip Blažek
A report on this year‘s ATypI conference held in Reykjavík, Iceland. The conference theme was the Icelandic letter eth, ð.

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