Ink traps ahead of times

Simoncini Garamond showcase

Last friday I attended the opening of the exhibition “Metodo Simoncini. Ricerca di un’estetica dell’insieme” at the Museum of Industrial Heritage in Bologna. The exhibition lives in the context of “Griffo, the great gala of letters” curated by Elisa Rebellato and Antonio Cavedoni under the art direction of Dina&Solomon. It is a journey through the successful business model and creations of Francesco Simoncini, a key figure for the fifties-seventies typography… Continue reading Ink traps ahead of times

Signs of Italy

1955 "Torrefazione Caffè" sign by Vetreria Marisaldi Modena.

Italy heritage of talented artisans, painters, sculptors is rich. Not talking here about Botticelli or Michelangelo though… I am talking about the unknown artists whose craft decorated our shops, streets, and even manhole covers with letters. It has been a pleasure travelling to Modena with friends Matteo and Eugenio yesterday to attend James Clough speech on the reissue of Lazy… Continue reading Signs of Italy

Countdown to Kerning Conference

Instagram countdown to Kerning 2017

Kerning 2017 will take has taken place from June 7 to 9… This is our personal “one month left” countdown on Instagram celebrating the opening of the conference on June 9. I will be attending Richard Rutter workshop “Responsive Web Typography” on June 8, and the conference, of course.   #keming #conference #countdown #0 #typography #typitalics Marianna Paszkowska @allthosenotes Redesigning reading experience… Continue reading Countdown to Kerning Conference