Non-Latin?

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At the recent Face/Interface exhibition (for which the domain must have bought before settling on the show’s final name), and the concomitant conference organised at the library of the Stanford University, participants were invited to give their take on the following question:   ‘Non-Latin’ is a peculiar term, defined negatively rather than affirmatively—by what it […]

Nassim 2.0 released

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On May 17, 2006, I was in the process of defining Arabic mark positions for Nassim in a roundabout process involving a dummy FontLab MultipleMaster file, custom export scripts and Microsoft’s beloved Visual OpenType Layout Tool – VOLT. I was a Master’s student at the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication at the University of […]

Post-Diplôme Amiens, class of 2011

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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

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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 […]