Category Archives: Typography

David Carson: Never Snap2Guides

Wieden + Kennedy / Plazm present A Design Week Portland event. David Carson  Never Snap2Guides David Carson: typography rebel, revolutionary graphic designer, and legendary art director of the magazine “Ray Gun” will show what he’s been up to over the last couple … Continue reading

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Making Faces Screening Tonight

About ten years ago Plazm had the honor of doing a joint lecture with Jim Rimmer. Jim was a Vancouver, BC based artist and typographer. He had rooms and rooms filled with old type machines. He created limited edition artist … Continue reading

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Typographic Ballet

Also tonight, our industrious friends over at wk12 and fashion buddha in collaboration with Oregon Ballet have created a dynamic typeface from dance. The font is called Ligne and is based on the physical movements of two Oregon Ballet dancers, … Continue reading

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Liminal: An Examination of Graffiti in Tokyo

I recently self-published a 32 page zine that covers the scope of Tokyo street graffiti to coincide with a lecture I did recently for the Artalking series of contemporary art gatherings in Tokyo. The zine features an illustrated essay in … Continue reading

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Brand New Wood Type

How often do you get to say something like that? Matthew Carter designed Carter Latin, his first wood type back in 2002 and it has taken this long for the Hamilton Wood Type Museum to manufacture it. The process was … Continue reading

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Can I just say Kay Rosen is awesome?

No props in type circles (that I have seen) until this feature in iDN. I am humbled to have work in the same issue. — plazm blog has moved to — — plazm design studio: — — plazm … Continue reading

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The Potential of Web Typography

Firefox 3.5 is out now- go get that sucker! The Mozilla Japan team asked that Craig Mod and I jointly write and design this demo page of what is now possible using Firefox’s new @font-face, a CSS rule implemented in … Continue reading

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A day-by-day calendar conceived of by Lars Harmsen and Raban Ruddigkeit at Slanted. You can buy a physical desktop calendar or download a desktop / iphone widget for free. They have opened up the floor for submissions to the 2010 … Continue reading

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