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TI DATE: Dalton Maag x Method: About Typography in the Digital Landscape : SEPT 16th 2014: METHOD (LONDON)

Dalton Maag and Method invite you to an evening panel discussion during London Design Festival to celebrate the collaboration between the two studios and spark debate about typography in the digital landscape.

Facing the new contexts of the future.Facing the new contexts of the future.

TIMES NEW ROMAN : A REHABILITATION

Poor Times New Roman sits alone  in a gentleman's club, reading a real newspaper, getting its fingers ink stained.Poor Times New Roman sits alone in a gentleman's club, reading a real newspaper, getting its fingers ink stained.

Ah the Times New Roman font, created in the early 30's by Stanley Morrison via a commission by The Times Of London. It reeks a very crypto- imperial aura of authority and power. It is a stern Praetorian guard of a font, standing bolt upright and radiating truth, clarity and control.

EAGERLY ANTICIPATING: DOUBLE 26 : THE ACADEMIA ISSUE

The spontaneity and graphic ease of those Double covers: a new young cool  personified.The spontaneity and graphic ease of those Double covers: a new young cool personified.

Remember when Fabien Baron imported Young London (Sims, Moss, McDean etc) wholesale into the pages of Harper's Bazaar in the 90's

U+MAG'S MAXIMUM DISRUPTION

Photographed by Cassia Tabatini . Styling by Dudu Bertholini. Beauty by Lau NevesPhotographed by Cassia Tabatini . Styling by Dudu Bertholini. Beauty by Lau Neves

If I were a big brand or a power conglomerate looking to infuse a sense of unusual currency into the visual dialogue of contemporary art direction, I would fly the U+ Mag team in from Sao Paulo and set them up to wreak beautiful havoc.

Human, Humane And Connected: The Imagist: Dash Magazine AW 13 : London

The Imagist : 4 page feature Dash AW13The Imagist : 4 page feature Dash AW13

Sometimes you think everything is chaos and random frenzy

REFERENCE LIBRARY: THE ENDURING IMAGERY OF PATTI SMITH

LOVE the use of Patti Smith's signature as a font heading to this 1973 article. Depositing this into the image bank.LOVE the use of Patti Smith's signature as a font heading to this 1973 article. Depositing this into the image bank.

“I had a little black dress on and looked like Piaf. In Paris, everyone’s a poseur.

TI IS MAD FOR: BOURGEOIS ULTRA

Bourgeois Ultra Condensed Designed by Jonathan Barnbrook and Marcus McCallion in 2005Bourgeois Ultra Condensed Designed by Jonathan Barnbrook and Marcus McCallion in 2005

Yes I'm a font freak.

U+ MAG ISSUE N° 101 | TRENDt | SPFW Spring/Summer 2014 | Clarice Vitkauskas | Pedro Lourenço | Emma Arvida Byström

For those who inspire new ways of seeing the world.For those who inspire new ways of seeing the world.

The most vital online cultural magazine of its generation continues to expand its identity into print.

EAGERLY ANTICIPATING: DAVID BOWIE'S The Next Day

'The song Where are we now? is a comparison between Berlin when the wall fell and Berlin today''The song Where are we now? is a comparison between Berlin when the wall fell and Berlin today'

Jonathan Barnbrook on the rationale behind 'The Next Day's' artwork,

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