Lili Wronker, Calligrapher and Illustrator, Is Dead at 94
Mrs. Wronker, who illustrated numerous books for children and adults, said she found the process of drawing “as mysterious as life itself.”
New foundry from Slovenia: FlehaType
“FlehaType is run by Teja Smrekar. Teja graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana where she got fascinated by letterforms and typography. She continued her studies at the University Reading, UK where she gained a masters degree in Type Design.”
First Look: All 230 New Emojis for 2019
The final emoji list for 2019 has now been published and here they are! All 230 new emojis coming in 2019 are in this video, with sample images created by Emojipedia.
Our typographical heritage
A brief look at what typography is, why it's important, and the problems involved in preserving and exploiting typographical artefacts of the past.
Kickstarter: The Tiny Type Museum and Time Capsule
“A tiny museum of authentic type and printing artifacts from letterpress to the present: a prized possession and a teaching tool.”
Apply before the March 14 2019 to learn from renowned professionals and experienced instructors including Jean François Porchez, Mathieu Réguer, Xavier Dupré, Marc Rouault, Julie Soudanne and Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer.
Gerard Unger Scholarship 2019
“In honour of the late Dr Gerard Unger, renowned Dutch type designer and educator, and in celebration of what would have been Unger’s 77th birthday in January, we are hereby announcing the renaming of the TypeTogether Typeface Publishing Incentive Programme to Gerard Unger Scholarship.”
Artists and craftsmen in German type (1871-1914)
A historic examination of the relationship between handcraft and art regarding the design and making of printer’s type in Germany between 1871 and 1914.
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