☛ John Van Hamersveld: “The Endless Summer” movie poster, screenprint, 27″ x 41″, 1964. © John Van Hamersveld. Large format reproduction retrieved from eBay. John Van Hamersveld is an American graphic designer. He designed the Endless Summer movie poster for a mere 150$ back in 1964 (according to an article by The Orange County Register). […]
☛ Merrell: Type Matters! by Jim Williams, New York: Merrell, 2012, 160 pp. Amazon (with preview), Google Books (no preview). From the publisher website: Once upon a time, only typesetters needed to know about kerning, leading, ligatures and hanging punctuation. Today, however, most of us work on computers, with access to hundreds of fonts, and […]
The Greeks gave us logic. We owe them for that. It was Aristotle who came up with the big ‘therefore’. As in, ‘You don’t love me any more, therefore . . . ‘ Or, ‘I found you in bed with another man, therefore . . . ‘ We use this word millions of times, to […]
☛ The New Yorker: “Dark Spring” cover by Christoph Niemann, March 28th, 2011. © Condé Nast, 2011. See the cover on Christoph Niemann official website.