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Michael Bierut interview

[kml_flashembed movie=”″ width=”450″ height=”412″ wmode=”transparent” /] Here is an interview with graphic designer Michael Bierut, where he talks about the evolution of type, the various covers of The Catcher in the Rye, the ugliness of ITC Garamond, and all sorts of other intriguing things. Source: The Atlantic

Brothers Quay

I’ve been through some dvd’s and ended up watching the Quay brothers dvd again. It reminded me how beautiful the typography they use on their titles and sets is. Type is a very important element in all of their work and the animation is simply astonishing. Don’t miss it. Here are some tasty pics.

Style Wars

[kml_flashembed movie=”″ width=”400″ height=”326″ wmode=”transparent” /] And from the previous post, I stumble upon this documentary on New York graffiti circa 1983, Presented by Tony Silver & Henry Chalfant. Check out the Style Wars site also.

Looking for Mr. Gill

Exploring the legacy that Eric Gill, maverick genius of the Arts and Crafts Movement, has left to Ditchling, the early twentieth-century setting for his controversial experiments. This episode is Luke Holland’s personal journey to search for the controversial artist’s legacy on his own back door. The BBC documentary film Looking for Mr Gill is now […]

Trollbäck + Company creates titles, animates for director Gary HusTwit’s feature film Helvetica

New York-based visual and conceptual creative studio Trollbäck + Company recently worked with veteran producer and first-time director Gary Hustwit on Helvetica, his in-depth look at the proliferation of the ubiquitous typeface, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. With company founder Jakob Trollbäck as associate producer, the feature-length documentary also benefits from titles, animations, […]