Typo 47 – spring 2012

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In the spring issue no. 47 you'll find an overview of last year's winning graduate projects from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary, John D. Berry's review of Carter Sans and instructions for creating smart fonts. You'll also learn about new findings in the field of typographical research.


Best Graduation Projects 2010/2011
Reviews of the “jury’s choice” from the Graduation Projects – Central European Review of Design 2010/2011 competition


A visual style for the Polish public service
Martin Pecina
In her master’s thesis, Marta Gawin outlines how the scattered visual identities of individual public services and government offices could be unified


Best Graduation Projects 2010/2011
Several more winning projects from the Graduation Projects 2010/2011 competition


The Basics of Creating Smart Fonts
Filip Blažek
Step by step instructions to advanced OpenType functions in Fontlab


Cultural stories revealed through typography
Filip Blažek
A review of Stephen Banham’s book describing the interaction and overlapping of art, architecture, typography, the economy and people’s lives in Melbourne throughout the 20th century


Carter Sans
John D. Berry
A review of Carter Sans, a typeface that inhabits the interesting “no-man’s land” between serif and sans


Uwaga! Uwaga! Katowice 2012
Martin Pecina
A look at the third annual Katowice conference on Research in Graphic Design


Research in Typography
Ann Bessemans
Reflections on collaborative legibility research between typography theorists and various scientists