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Week 13 Digital Journal Assignment

Brave New World – Aldous Huxley Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell Advertisements

Week 11 Digital Journal Assignment

Gotham Verlag Marlowe Neutraface Template Gothic Freco Viking Gothic Encore Sans Pro Blur Daxline

Week 6 Journal Assignment: The Name Game

The name I’m currently considering for my typeface is “Jazz Age” because it is reminiscent of the 1920′s and the modern serif’s that were popular during that period.

Week #6 Digital Journal Assignment

This is my first set of uppercase letterforms for the typeface that I will be designing. All are different styles but the ones I tend to be gravitating towards most are the middle two which are a Blackletter typeface and a Modern serif typeface. For the blackletter I took inspiration from existing blackletter forms and … Continue reading

Week #5: Digital Journal Assignment

Forza by Hoefler & Frere-Jones is an interesting modern typeface with a very sleek look. Press Gothic by Canada Type reminds me of newspaper headlines and has a very bold look to it. Reitag by Ludovic Riffault, is a very modern looking typeface with very interesting curves and lines. Neutraface by House Industries is interesting … Continue reading

Digital Journal Assignment #4: Modified Type

The Volkswagen logo seems to be based off of Futura. The W seems to be shorter and wider extending to the sides of the circle that encloses it with the V on top as it mirrors the opposite letter. Intels logo is a version of Neo Sans which instead uses rounded edges for the I, … Continue reading

Digital Journal Assignment #3: Neville Brody

Neville Brody is a British graphic designer, typographer and art director who has been working in the design industry for over 20 years. He is best known for his work in publication and print where he worked on FACE magazine in the early eighties and later ARENA magazine throughout the late eighties and early 90’s. … Continue reading

Digital Assignment #2: Robert Besley

Robert Besley is best known as the creator of the Clarendon typeface. He became a member of the Fann Street Foundry in 1838, which was also home of William Thorowgood, creator of Grotesque. The Clarendon typeface is a slab-serif that was created by Besley in 1845 at the Fann Street Foundry. It eventually became one … Continue reading