Smashing Magazine

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For hundreds of years, we have been using white space in typography. Today, in 2020, how do we add spacing to punctuation marks and other symbols, and how do we adjust the space on the left and right side in an easy and consistent way? It is actually not as easy and quick as it should be.

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Robert Granjon lived in the 1500s. The new style of typeface he invented in 1557, modeled on contemporary Gothic cursive handwriting, and later came to be know as Civilité, after the Civilité of 'etiquette' books that the typeface often appeared in. Although Granjon really anted his Civilité to become the national typeface of France. However, it never really caught on, and could compete with Roman and Italic fonts.

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Designers want to create fully branded experiences, which often results in customized highlighting colors or pixel-perfect typography. While these design touches can enhance the experience for some…

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The 50s and 60s saw a burst of intense innovation in French cinema, a spirit reflected in the bold film poster designs of the time

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The Istanbul-based graphic and type designer returns with another striking typeface that seems to be filled with endless details to hunt for. Inspired by Armin Hofmann's “Giselle” poster, Hardal's focuses on contrast and history in creating the display typeface.

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Take a trip down memory lane and (re)discover the history of grids — from ancient Egypt to modern web design.

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Wim Crouwel, the renowned Dutch graphic designer responsible for the identity of Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum for more than two decades and founder of Total Design, has died in the city at the age of 90.

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The production company A24 has garnered a massive 25 Academy Award nominations for its films since its conception in 2012. Now making its first foray in publishing, Actual Source was given the task of translating some of A24's best-loved films into print.

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Described as “the thinking woman’s magazine”, _Nova_ tackled urgent sociopolitical issues including abortion, racism, gay rights and the pill and featured photography by, among others, Don McCullin and Diane Arbus.

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The São Paolo and Berlin-based studio, run by Gabriel Finotti, worked with Bloco Studio to create a simple and identity which references modernist Brazilian design and which uses technology to create generative compositions.

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In a new book, Markus Lange delves into the life and work of German graphic designer Karl-Heinz Drescher. For almost 40 years, Drescher was the in-house graphic designer for the Berliner Ensemble theatre in East Germany and the book celebrates his ongoing dedication to type-based design, even in a harsh political climate.

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