Author: Filip Blažek


European Design Festival

Náhled: European Design Festival

The 2010 edition of the ED-Festival will take place in Rotterdam from 27th to 30th May. For the fourth consecutive year, ED-Festival brings to life a unique event presenting the best communication design in Europe. Typo Magazine is a proud partner of the ED-Festival.

23. 4. 2010 Filip Blažek 0



TypeTalks Symposium

Náhled: TypeTalks Symposium

Typefaces and textual information in general, despite their crucial importance to our culture and development, are often neglected when it comes to visual communication and graphic design. This problem is particularly acute in the Central European, post-communist environment.

22. 4. 2010 Filip Blažek 1



TYPO #39 is now hot off the press!

Náhled: TYPO #39 is now hot off the press!

Dear Readers, the latest issue of TYPO is now hot off the press! Inside you will find an article about Jiří Rathouský from our series mapping out the lives and oeuvres of prominent 20th century Czech graphic designers, accompanies by an as yet unpublished final interview Rathouský gave shortly before he passed away in 2003.

19. 4. 2010 Filip Blažek 0



Dynamic graphic design and kinetic typography

Náhled: Dynamic graphic design and kinetic typography

The next edition of The International Typography Workshops is devoted to dynamic graphic design and kinetic typography, associated most of all with the on-screen edition and electronic media. Two-weeks classes (in English) are conducted by Dan Boyarski from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh and Jan Kubasiewicz – MASS ART, in Boston (USA).

6. 4. 2010 Filip Blažek 1


ED Awards

European Design Awards

Náhled: European Design Awards

The submission period of ED Awards ends on February 15. The European Design Awards is the comprehensive annual awards organization acknowledging the best of graphic design, illustration and multimedia design in Europe. It is based on a collaboration of 14 prestigious communication design magazines in Europe.

7. 2. 2010 Filip Blažek 0



Wolda, deadline is approaching

Náhled: Wolda, deadline is approaching

TYPO Magazines is a partner of Wolda, the high-profile graphic design award scheme that rewards the best logos and trademarks designed throughout the world. The winners are selected by an international three-tier jury consisting of 10 top design professionals, 10 marketing managers from major international clients and finally 10 members of the public.

18. 1. 2010 Filip Blažek 0



Responsibility in Graphic Design

Náhled: Responsibility in Graphic Design

The Design Department at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice cordially invites all design teachers, researchers, students, alumni and professionals to participate in the 2nd International Design Conference under the heading “Responsibility in Graphic Design”, to be held on the 14–15th of January 2010 in Katowice at the Roundabout Art Gallery.

3. 12. 2009 Filip Blažek 0



Posters of the 1989 Velvet Revolution

Náhled: Posters of the 1989 Velvet Revolution

The brand new publication Posters of the 1989 Velvet Revolution contains reproductions of 47 posters from November and December 1989, and the stories surrounding the creation of the posters are captured in interviews with 13 poster creators. The book has 144 colour pages, measures 21×21 cm and is published in Czech and English.

23. 11. 2009 Filip Blažek 5



ATypI Conference – Day Three

Náhled: ATypI Conference – Day Three

I found the fact the conference only had single-track lectures very comfortable. No dilemma whom to prefer. I was also pretty satisfied with the idea od 20-minute lectures, it led to a speakers’ briefness. During the third (and last) day I presented my collection of posters from the 1989 Velvet revolution.

5. 11. 2009 Filip Blažek 0



ATypI Conference – Day Two

Náhled: ATypI Conference – Day Two

The weather in Mexico City is pretty monotonous: there is a rain at least once a day. ATypI conference continued with a load of lectures. One of the most successful presentations was a story of the letter ñ by José Scaglione & Andreu Balius (published in TYPO #32). And what else?

28. 10. 2009 Filip Blažek 3