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Karl-Heinz Drescher

Karl-Heinz Drescher (born on October 7, 1936 in Quirl; died on May 19, 2011 in Berlin) was a graphic artist working at Bertolt Brecht’s world famous theater Berliner Ensemble as a graphic designer for almost 40 years. In addition to his work at this house, Drescher also worked for other organizers, museums, galleries, and theaters, […]

New book: Optimum Type

Sandu Publishing has released Optimum Type – Custom Typography Design and Application, featuring over 100 creative custom-created types from designers and agencies all over the world. In this book, readers can draw a lesson from their work processes and their solution proposals, and get inspiration on how to design a typeface.Hardcover, English, 285 mm, 240 […]

Slanted #14 — Grotesque 2

[portfolio_slideshow] While Slanted #13 dealt with contemporary and historical humanist grotesque fonts, Slanted #14 – Grotesque 2 focuses on current fonts that are in tradition of Lineal, Neo- or Geometric Grotesque. They mainly have their origins in the time of the turn of 19th to 20th century. In 1880 Ferdinand Theinhardt designed the Royal Grotesque […]

Type as Object – 3D Type Book

This book conceived, written and designed by FL@33, present us with some amazing examples of type as an object in more than 1300 images and 300 projects. It doesn’t pretend to be (only) about typography, and should not be understood like that. To the purists of typography, the distinction between typography and lettering is well understood […]


[kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Tomás Valle, from Barcelona, just send us this great video. From the lenticular cover that changes with the angle of your hands, all the way to the Z, ABC-3D is as much a work of art as it is a pop-up book. Each of the 26 dimensional letters that […]

Logo Book

Spin has designed the new Logo Book, written by Michael Evamy, published by Laurence King. 352 pages of logo design history, since Paul Rand to modern days. The next time you are tempted to design a logo, take a look at this book. Chances are, it has already been done. By raising the bar, this […]

Typography book

A book by Zeixs, covering the topics Letterdesign, Corporate Identity, Corporate Design, New Fonts and Experimental Typography, featuring more than 600 works from a wide range of international typedesigners, ilustrators and calligraphers. 125 x 125 mm, 700 Seiten / pages, ca. 600 Abbildungen / approx. 600 Images. gepolstertes Hardcover / wadded Hardcover Deutsch / English […]