Font Men

 

Font Men is a short film about the work of Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones, who collectively ran the most successful and well respected type design studio in the world. Produced before their recent and very public split, the film provides a rare glimpse into the forces that brought them together and the successful empire they built together.

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Hong Kong’s neon signs

Neon Signs of Hong Kong via grainedit.com

Hong Kong’s visual culture museum M+ recently released a fascinating documentary on the local neon sign industry. The short film titled “the Making of Neon Signs” features candid interviews with the craftsmen of this now dying art. Accompanying the documentary is an online exhibition that includes historical photos, articles and an interactive map that allows the public to upload images of their favorite signs.

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Sponsor // Marigny Typeface

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Type Supply is thrilled to introduce Marigny, a casual typeface drawn with serious typography in mind. The family combines the warmth of handwriting, the confidence of lettering and the functionality of typography into one package. It is distinctively legible at small sizes and lovingly distinctive at large sizes. Marigny is an excellent choice for any text that you want to feel warm, welcoming and alive.

Marigny has five weights, each with expressive italics, plus all styles have a variety of OpenType features that enable truly sophisticated typography. It looks as great on screen as it does in print. Want to see more? Head on over to typesupply.com.

 

 

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Inca Pan

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Inca Pan is a Taiwanese illustrator with a knack for creating powerful imagery. Working with gouache and ink he conjures fantastical landscapes filled with bold colors and lush vegetation.

 

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John Soat

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John Soat is a skilled multidiscplinary designer and recent transplant to New York City. With a diverse portfolio that spans illustration, type and motion graphics he easily transitions between fluid line work to projects with a more structured framework.

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From the Job Board: Penny Pop

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UI/UX Designer – PennyPop (SF,CA)

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Ben Roth

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Ben Roth is a Berlin-based art director and illustrator. With a focus on music related imagery, he has successfully crafted a dynamic portfolio while operating within a minimal framework.

 

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Sponsor // Gist

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Gist is an inline slab serif font that features a retro yet modern vibe. With 20 weights and loads of OpenType features including ligatures, swashes and alternates, it comes primed with the tools to work on just about any project. But you’ll need to act fast! For a limited time only, you can nab all 20 Gist fonts for just $14

 

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Janine Rewell for Minna Parikka

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Grain Edit fave Janine Rewell recently updated her portfolio with these outstanding ads for Minna Parikka. With bodypaint work by  Saara Sarvas & Riina Laine,  Janine’s designs come to life in a celebration of Minna Parikka’s spring line.

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Timo Meyer

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Solid and consistent work from Timo Meyer, a designer and illustrator based in Bonn, Germany.

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