MJ Esperluette

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The graceful restoration of a 200-year-old serif typeface shows the problem with digital fonts

In the early 1800s, a talented German punchcutter by the name of Justus Enrich Walbaum created a typeface that signaled modernity. A departure from the Blackletter fonts that were common in German books at that time, Walbaum designed a “warm and stylish” Roman typeface that would become a favorite …

Typography

Every Single Piece in the Vans x Van Gogh Museum Collaboration

In 1990, a painting by Vincent Van Gogh—"Portrait of Dr. Gachet"—sold at Christie's for $82.5 million; in November of last year, bidders <i>almost</i> beat that record, when the Dutch artist's "Laboureur dans un champ" went for $81.3 million. As one of the most influential painters of all time, his work …

Art

«Relire Soljenitsyne pour retrouver la source de vérité et du courage»

FIGAROVOX/TRIBUNE - À l'occasion du dixième anniversaire de la mort d'Alexandre Soljenitsyne et du quarantième anniversaire de son discours …

Livres

You can finally read this Ernest Hemingway story about Paris after WWII

On Aug. 14, 1956, Ernest Hemingway wrote to publisher Charlie Scribner about five short stories he had written: “I suppose they are a little shocking …

Literature

Motion Design & Typography Awesomeness for Adobe Hidden Treasures Bauhaus Dessau

Adobe invited Melanie Stirner to take part in the Adobe Live Event in Munich from June 19th to 21st, 2018 and to work on a motion design project on …

Typography

George Eliot on Form, Poetry, and How Art Reveals the Interrelated Parts of the Whole

“Form, as an element of human experience, must begin with the perception of separateness.”<p>Art alone gives shape to the plasma of our experience, to our most amorphous emotional realities — rage in a Beethoven symphony, rapture in a Rothko painting, the redemption of loss in a Dickinson poem. Art …

Literature

Philippe Torreton, la métamorphose d’un timide

<i>« J</i><i>e viens de la grande timidité et du manque de confiance. »</i> Qui le croirait ? L’auteur de cet aveu s’appelle Philippe Torreton, l’inoubliable …

Livres

Ces bibliothécaires ont gardé tous les marques-pages oubliés dans leurs livres

Une idée qui donne lieu à une exposition drôle, attendrissante et intime.<p>LIVRES - Certains gardent le même marque-pages pendant des années, d'autres …

Livres

How Fonts Are Fueling the Culture Wars

<b>Typography is undergoing</b> a public renaissance. Typography usually strives to be invisible, but recently it’s become a mark of sophistication for …

Typography

La Dernière Tentation : Neil Gaiman et Alice Cooper réunis par une BD

Parmi les papys du hard rock, je demande Alice Cooper : plus que sulfureux dans les années 1970, il a habitué son public à une forme d'exagération …

Marvel

Haruki Murakami's new novel declared 'indecent' by Hong Kong censors

The latest novel from Haruki Murakami, Japan’s most celebrated literary export, has fallen foul of censors in Hong Kong, where it was ruled to be indecent by a tribunal and removed from display at a book fair.<p>Hong Kong’s Obscene Articles Tribunal announced last week that the Chinese-language …

Hong Kong

Coups de cœur de l'été, de La Licorne qui lit, au gré des nuages

ROMANS FRANÇAIS – Pour cette nouvelle chronique, votre copine ailée a décidé de sortir quelque peu des sentiers battus. J’avoue qu’il m’arrive de …

Livres

12 Stunning Handwriting Fonts To Spice Up Your Projects FOTW#5

<i>Who doesn’t love a good, ol’ handwriting font? The meticulous designers create handwriting fonts that surpasse our expectations all the time. Gyula</i> …

Typography

What Your Font Says About You

What Your Font Choices Say About You infographic from GetVoip is a comical explanation of why we choose what font we use.<p><i>In 1975, two Swiss</i> …

JR, un œil monumental pour la liberté de la presse

EN IMAGES - Le photographe, complice de la cinéaste Agnès Varda et qui a fait «des murs du monde entier sa galerie d'art», illustre le prochain album …

Typography in Motion: 36 Days of Kinetic Type

The 36 Days of Type is probably my favorite design challenge and there are a few reasons for that. The most important for me is that it requires the …

Le feuilleton. Chair dictionnaire…

Claro s’est plongé dans un dictionnaire letton-français de 1941 avec Nicolas Auzzaneau.<p><b>Bibliuguiansie ou l’effacement de la lexicographe (Riga,</b> …

Mais qui fait la police (de caractère)?

Article sélectionné dans<br>La Matinale du 15/05/2018 Découvrir l’application<p>Times, Helvetica, Arial… Derrière ces noms devenus presque communs grâce aux …

These Extremely Condensed Versions Of Famous Books Are Hilarious And Enlightening

This cartoonist is nailing it.

Adobe Revives Fonts from Legendary Bauhaus Design Masters

Today Adobe announced the launch of The Hidden Treasures - Bauhaus Dessau, a campaign that will bring to life nearly century old original typography …

Visualizing Dante’s Hell: See Maps & Drawings of Dante’s Inferno from the Renaissance Through Today

<i>The light was departing. The brown air drew down</i> <i><br>all the earth’s creatures, calling them to rest</i> <i><br>from their day-roving, as I, one man alone,</i><p><i>prepared</i> …

The Strange Case of the Missing Joyce Scholar

<b>S</b>ome 16 years ago, The Boston Globe published an article about a jobless man who haunted Marsh Plaza, at the center of Boston University. The picture showed a curious figure in a long overcoat, hunched beneath a black fedora near the central sculpture. He spent his days talking with pigeons to whom …

Literature

Free Book Writing Software To Choose For Your Next Book

Popular Self-Publishing Writing<p>Updated June 22, 2018 1016 Views 2 Comments<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>Flip<p>Share<p>Buffer<p>8 Shares<p>4.91/5 (11)<p>Book writing software to …

Famous Logos Redesigned with Their Font Names

If you’re anything like us, you probably spend way too much time nerding out about fonts and their use in design. Italian designer Emanuele Abrate is …

5 Literary Mysteries That Have Never Been Solved But Are Seriously Fascinating

Unexplained disappearances, strange and otherworldly manuscripts, deaths with no known cause — these are the mysteriesthat have been staples of …

Quand une tuile vous tombe sur la tête, faites comme dans le "Club des Feignasses"

Puisse ce nouveau roman vous donner envie de serrer votre meilleur ami, d'appeler votre grand-mère, d'embrasser la personne aimée dès la dernière …

Vous avez aimé “La Tresse” ? Voici d’autres héroïnes qui vous donneront du courage

Ces onze romans dont les héroïnes se démarquent par leur ténacité et leur foi en un avenir meilleur vont certainement vous émouvoir.<p>Inde, Sicile, …

Meet Unitext, a compact font design that has branding covered

Hendrik Weber’s Unitext is a clear and efficient sans serif that's been carefully tailored to the demands of branding design.<p>It was created after …

Ulysses turns 100 this month, and you should totally read it

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the first appearance of James Joyce’s <i>Ulysses</i>, originally serialized in <i>The Little Review</i> between March 1918 …

Literature

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i> , one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

Creativity