A series of abstract long-exposure photos from big cities all over the world, captured by German photographer Jakob Wagner.
There are many things I like about Stephen Coles’ recent book; the bright, clean design and the accessible structure allowing you to dip in and out; but most of all, it’s the lack of fluff or filler. The content has been carefully honed to focus on the important details, which is in fact what the book is all about: the details of each typeface.
In highlighting and comparing the features that give each typeface its character, anyone exploring this subject can begin to make informed choices between similar typeface options.
The pithy descriptions describe each typeface’s origin and advise what makes each appropriate for certain scenarios and where it might fail. These are occasionally laced with a subtle humour that keeps the tone of the book warm.
The great balance of written and visual explanation means the book works well as a quick reference but has a seductive way of drawing you in to read more and examine further.
Series 3: Concrete Interiors (images via google)
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Invariably light- The Glass House by AR Design Studio (via contemporist)
Somewhere Else just finished a brand for Foodology, A 8000sqft restaurant situated in the midst of Singapore’s financial district. It serves restaurant grade food at affordable prices via 9 different food types / stations with plans to scale larger or smaller depending on their upcoming locations.
New Zealand designer Ryan Romanes created this sporty packaging for the fictional high end brand One Percent.