Journal

News, accounts and occasional commentary.

Visit to Abu Dhabi

An invitation from the New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) to give a talk and run a short workshop provided me with the opportunity to visit the capital of the United Arab Emirates over the last couple of days. Visiting Associate Professor Goffredo Puccetti runs a brand new course on visual communication in this branch […]

Post-Diplôme Amiens, class of 2011

Amiens, Picardie. A year has passed again and a new class of post-diplôme students leaves the ESAD Amiens. On Wednesday, February 8, they presented the results of their roughly 16 months of research and design work to the jury consisting of the invited Dr Fiona Ross, Thomas Huot-Marchand and the school’s regular teachers. The biggest […]

2011 and onwards

On Thursday, January 26, Typographica posted its most recent best-of-list of typeface releases for the year 2011. I am honoured that Nassim is included in this selection of excellent creations, and feel particularly humbled in view of some of the worthy honourable mentions. Thierry Blancpain’s review is enlightening and critical at once, succinct and without […]

Post-diplôme ESAD graduates and opens its doors

Amiens, Picardie. On the 8th of February 2011, the latest post-diplôme of the ESAD in Amiens finished its one-year-and-a-bit long cycle of studies, practice and research. Under the scrutiny of the invited external jurors Jo de Baerdemaeker and Olivier Nineuil, the two students Alisa Nowak and Damien Collot presented the results of their stay at […]