Drawar were looking for challenge themes (one for every day of December). My curiosity about Comic Sans overriding all else at the moment led me to suggest none other than Comic Sans. Scrivs took this idea and created a brief.
These are notes taken whilst I was thinking about how important the physicality of something can be. I remembered Shedroff’s book from my BA and whilst I knew it wasn’t necessarily along the right vein, I hoped there would be some ideas about why the experience in itself was important.
A bunch of links and videos I’m collecting to help me with my presentation.
I’m designing a questionnaire to test some ideas for my proposal. In order to carry it out effectively I’ve briefly looked into existing methods used, psychology and considered how best to approach the respondent.
My Fonts sent out an email newsletter containing an interesting interview with Jonathan Barnbrook. I’ve picked out a few bits which are useful to my thinking.
It’s safe to say that most designers know that Comic Sans is a no-no except in extremely relevant circumstances (and according to this article, it works well for dyslexic children). […]
Returning a minute to this notion of a typeface having an emotion or feeling, Garfield also suggests that they can have a gender:
Notes and findings about Barnbrook & Virus Fonts. To be updated as and when. http://www.virusfonts.com/
I must admit, this coupled with the Comic Sans article surprises me. The BBC website is aimed at, well, just about everyone really, and here they are discussing something which […]
I’ve been doing a lot of reading about typography, it’s history, it’s meanings etc and felt it was time to really look at some typography. Whilst I was on holiday […]