Vignelli died in 2014, but his extensive body of work continues to fuel a passion in designers and design enthusiasts.
An ambitious client in far-away Bulgaria was seeking a first-of-its-kind children’s museum and in response, Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, a movie studio, an indoor rock gym manufacturer and a large group of scientists (among many others) came together to build it.
In 1989, Apple hired Thomas Rickner to do something revolutionary: put print-quality typefaces on every computer.
Alisara Tareekes is a visual design professional specialized in calligraphy, lettering, and type design. Her calligraphy projects for themed environments are done with a strong regard for the history of writing which determines the appropriate choice of tools, substrates, and lettering styles that help tell the story accurately. The deliverables include props, signs, hand-written letters, signatures, fine arts, logos, and fonts.
Houmann Oshidari carves letters in stone. Old school.
The carving is done by hand with a mallet and a chisel the traditional way in brownstone, bluestone, limestone, slate, marble, granite.
Gold, silver, copper, aluminum, palladium leaf.
Plaques, quotations, markers, inscriptions on buildings, house numbers, monograms, memorials, cornerstones, nameplates, granite benches, garden stepping stones, donor walls, awards, signs.
The Andrusko Group specializes in architectural applied arts involving stone materials, with a healthy and liberal appreciation of everything else. Founded by Peter Attila Andrusko in 1990, The Andrusko Group serves to educate architects, landscape architects and designers, EG designers, and general contractors about the many varied product and service capabilities being offered to create space in the built environment.
Alex Dale is a senior wayfinding designer with Populous, a sports-architecture firm, based out of the firm’s London office.
He is an expert in how people interact with and use places who designs sign systems that interface between people and the uses of space, making places useful, usable and enjoyable.
Gavin Boorman is a young and energetic graphic designer for Populous Activate who brings a multi-disciplinary, creative approach.
Graduating from the University of the West of England, Bristol, in 2013 with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design, Gavin Boorman was notably awarded membership to the International Society of Typographic Designers.
The infographic outlines some of the main features to look out for if you’re selecting an accessible font.
What are variable fonts, and why are some of the biggest tech companies on the planet throwing their weight behind them?