All posts filed under: Interviews

Type Talk interview with Paul Rand and Mario Rampone

On Paul Rand site: There are essentially two kinds of typography: The familiar kind for reading, and the other, simply for viewing, like a painting. Some say that readability is most important. There are really two important things about typography: readability and beauty; both are equally important. However, many readable typefaces are visually offensive. The […]


And talking about Typeradio: TypeSHED11 is set to explore the notions and voices of typography – no matter how small or vocal, how grand or local – across the disciplines, in graphic design and advertising, photography, film, literature, architecture, music, the visual arts – and beam it back out to the rest of the world […]

Ricardo Santos – Interview

Hello Ricardo! 1. Tell us a little about yourself. Well, about my academic profile, I studied at António Arroio and I made my graduation at IADE (Instituto de Artes Visuais, Design e Marketing) both in Lisbon. I started my carrier as graphic designer and illustrator, but since 1997 I had been designed my own typefaces. […]

Paula Scher: Moleskine notebook and interview at Monocle

[kml_flashembed movie=”″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] For over three decades Paula Scher has been at the forefront of graphic design. Iconic, smart and unabashedly populist, her images have entered into the American vernacular. Scher has been a principal in the New York office of the distinguished international design consultancy Pentagram since 1991. Here is her […]

Jens Gehlhaar interview

Jens Gehlhaar is creative director at Brand New School — a production company based in Los Angeles and New York. The prolific and talented type-designer’s typefaces may be visually exciting, impactful, and a bit oddball, but few of his fonts are available commercially. Read the interview at Néojaponisme. Thanks Eli Carrico for the tip.

Rui Abreu – Interview

Versão portuguesa disponível aqui. Hello Rui! 1. Tell us a little about yourself. Hello, I’m a communication designer and I am from Oporto, where I graduated at the Faculdade de belas Artes. Currently, I am working as an multimedia designer at an advertising agency in Lisbon. This has been my main activity since short after […]