LACMA Acquires Emigre Posters 07.07.2014
All throughout the 80s and 90s, when we were having an absolute blast designing and publishing digital typefaces, books, a magazine, posters, music, and all kinds of graphic ephemera, we never stopped to think if the work would be of lasting value, let alone become museum worthy. We were enjoying ourselves too much to contemplate such long term thinking.
Luckily, there are institutions who dedicate themselves to thinking otherwise and who seek out exemplary work to preserve for posterity. So imagine our sense of pride and accomplishment when the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) decided, in late 2013, to acquire the entire set of 32 Emigre promotional posters that broadcasted the activities that Emigre was involved in during the years 1984-2005.
The posters were purchased with funds provided by the Decorative Arts and Design Deaccession Fund and the Prints and Drawings Council. They have been acquired as part of the museum's new graphic design collection initiative, which is a joint project of the departments of Decorative Arts & Design and Prints & Drawings.
We will be forever thankful to LACMA. We also owe a great debt to Chuck Byrne, who was instrumental in bringing our work to the attention of the museum.
We only have a few poster sets left for purchase, although these include a subset of the complete set of 32 posters acquired by LACMA.
Also, check out Michael Dooley's article at printmag.com about LACMA's graphic design collection.
UNIQLO Loves Emigre 06.06.2014
Coming to a store near you! UNIQLO, the Japanese apparel outfit has always loved Emigre fonts. To underline their admiration, UNIQLO has recently partnered with Emigre to create a series of t-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, and totebags, using the beloved Emigre fonts. The tote bags and caps have just been released and are available in UNIQLO stores worldwide or can be ordered on the UNIQLO website.
T-shirts, based on the designs of Emigre's type specimen covers, will follow this Fall.
Design is a Good Idea 06.03.2014
It turns out that design is still a good idea. Due to popular demand, we are bringing back the "Design is a Good Idea" T-Shirt! This has been by far Emigre's most popular T-shirt design. It's been sold out for years, but we decided to bring it back due to continued requests from our customers. The great folks at Teespring.com will be producing and fulfilling the orders. White printing on a black Hanes Tagless Tee. Only $12.00 plus shipping. To place your order, go to Teespring.com/emigre
Introducing Cardea 05.05.2014
The Cardea family of typefaces is the outcome of David Cabianca's 2003–04 MA Typeface Design experience at the University of Reading. With Cardea Cabianca intended to mix classical and modern characteristics, and in the process he created a typeface that “sparkles” on the page, with high contrast, luster and crisp edges. The result is a type with a muscular or sculptural feel much like the work of artists Arne Quinze or Mark di Suvero.
Cardea was designed to function as a text face. It features three weights each with accompanying italics, small caps and a variety of ligatures.
ShowTime #8 05.01.2014
Typeface: Eidetic Neo
Designer: Robin Bilardello
ShowTime #7 04.30.2014
Client: Little, Brown and Company
Designer: Keith Hayes
ShowTime #6 03.03.2014
Typeface: Template Gothic
Designer: Peter Maybury
ShowTime #5 03.02.2014
Emigre Fonts Type Sampler 02.26.2014
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You can pre-order a free offset printed copy, which will be mailed to you in mid March (Within U.S. Only).
Or, if you can't wait, you can download a free PDF version right now.
Zuzana Licko Wins SOTA Award! 08.29.2013
The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) announced that type designer Zuzana Licko has been honored with the 2013 SOTA Typography Award. The presentation took place on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at the Hilton Hotel in Portland, as part of TypeCon 2013.
The SOTA Typography Award is presented each year to an outstanding member of the type community. Past recipients include Hermann Zapf (2003), Ed Benguiat (2004), Matthew Carter (2005), Adrian Frutiger (2006), David Berlow (2007), Gerrit Noordzij (2008), Gerard Unger (2009), Doyald Young (2010), Erik Spiekermann (2011), and Mike Parker(2012).
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