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ANIMATING POST-STRUCTUALISM

Post-Structualism...there's a cartoon for that.Post-Structualism...there's a cartoon for that.

TIMES NEW ROMAN : A REHABILITATION

Poor Times New Roman sits alone  in a gentleman's club, reading a real newspaper, getting its fingers ink stained.Poor Times New Roman sits alone in a gentleman's club, reading a real newspaper, getting its fingers ink stained.

Ah the Times New Roman font, created in the early 30's by Stanley Morrison via a commission by The Times Of London. It reeks a very crypto- imperial aura of authority and power. It is a stern Praetorian guard of a font, standing bolt upright and radiating truth, clarity and control.

Lino Russo's Skymetric Vocabulary

In his Skymetric project, Russo's photography turns architecture into a form of semaphore.In his Skymetric project, Russo's photography turns architecture into a form of semaphore.

Lino Russo is a young graphic designer and a student of Graphic design at the Naple's Accademia di Belle Arti.

Current Reading: The Form Of The Book: Jan Tschichold: Essays on the Morality of Good Design

Jan Tschichold was one of the greatest typographers of the 20th century.Jan Tschichold was one of the greatest typographers of the 20th century.

"Perfect typography is certainly the most elusive of all arts. Sculpture in stone alone comes near in obstinacy"

Jan Tschichold

TI Is Mad For: The Steltman chair by Gerrit Rietveld : Recently reissued by Rietveld

Gerrit Rietveld was a principle member of the De Stijl modernist movement in the Netherlands.Gerrit Rietveld was a principle member of the De Stijl modernist movement in the Netherlands.

As you well know TI loves a graphic chair that no-one can really sit on for too long. But there's a lot of pleasure to be had in the looking, no?

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