Ian Lynam is a Tokyo-based dude I love so much, and embarrassingly it’s just now that I’m catching up on the fantastic essay/exhibition he produced earlier this year called “That’s Entertainment!” Get some background through this TypeThursday interview, and then get online and read through the project’s main essay — and that’s also where you can download plenty […]
Lately I’ve been really enjoying the “nodoca” and “typosanpo” accounts on Twitter, that share photos of signs — and their typographic messages — in Japan. I’ve also come across this page by Tokyo-based designer Dan Vaughan, where he’s doing the same thing. The photo in this post is from this tweet.
Just over a week ago the latest issue of Wired (September 2010) was released for iPad, and as I’ve done for all issues released for the device so far, I immediately bought it. Yes, despite the less-than-perfect way they’ve handled the digital conversion of the magazine, I’ve been enjoying the magazine, not only because of […]
For the upcoming semester starting in January at Temple University Japan, Ian Lynam wil again be teaching his “All About Typography” (TYP101) class, and also introduce a new one, “Image Making” (IMA101). Below, details on both classes. Image Making (IMA101) In the contemporary world of graphic design, designers must be able to not only convey […]
Ian Lynam has designed a new font, now available for purchase at MyFonts. Ensenada is “based on hand-cut lettering that adorns businesses throughout the city of Ensenada in Baja California in Mexico.”
Ian Lynam is teaching the Typography 101 class again this semester at Temple University Japan — today (September 29) is the last day you have to enroll, with the class starting tomorrow. Ian describes the class in this post over at META no TAME, and you can sign up here.
SHOTYPE‘s Kunihiko Okano covers on the Tokyo-based foundry’s blog the Kinshachi font project, an interesting new endeavor that looks to create a new city-specific typeface for Nagoya — it’s part of the larger Cityfont Project, developed by Type Project’s Isao Suzuki.