With the country economically ravaged and politically repressed in the aftermath of the Civil War, the obstacles facing Spanish designers and printers in the 1940s were immense. But as Andreu Balius shows, one man found his imagination stimulated by adversity, and responded by producing a new visual language that was ... Read more.
Since its origins in antiquity, Barcelona has been open for the trade of the Mediterranean and has been a center of consumption and production. After having been chosen to host the 1992 Olympics Barcelona underwent huge qualitative improvements as well as a repositioning as one of the most interesting and creative ... Read more.
Cuando seleccionamos una determinada fuente tipográfica para visualizar un texto en pantalla, estamos seleccionando su particular tono de voz. La tipografía, una especialidad hasta hace unas décadas restringida al ámbito profesional, ha terminado por alcanzar la esfera de lo cotidiano. A pocos se les escapa que hablar en t... Read more.
Some good news from the Republic of Type: The Typerepublic Press #1 has been just launched. This is the first issue of a collection of type specimens that will exhibit some of the typefaces designed at Typerepublic for commercial distribution. This 16-page newspaper series offers different sort of content related with our type culture. In this first issue we feature an article about Barcelona Lettering and ... Read more.