Eight months ago when I received an email invitation to participate in an international exhibition Typography in Contemporary Art, little could I imagine that I would participate in its opening. I have never visited Leipzig before, so I decided to pack my things and do it.
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While I was preparing my new work for the exhibition Typography in the Contemporary Art I had the privilege to spend some time in the Museum of the Printing Arts in Leipzig. The museum’s collection of more than 90 working printing machines and press really brings the history of printing alive.
My work has been selected for the 46th Zagreb salon. Zagreb saloon is a representative annual exhibition of contemporary art of the Republic of Croatia, established by the Zagreb City Council in 1965. The theme of this year exhibition was “Handwriting of the New Age”.
Lately I’ve been receiving various Emails where people ask me how to make letters out of objects. I’ve decided to prepare a brief tutorial which covers the whole process of making letters. During these few years my technique of making fonts has evolved. First letters were created without additional lights, and were photographed with small digital camera which I held in my hand. Even in bad technical conditions you can make letters of good quality if you stick to these rules.
I’ve just received a copy of a new book Playful Type 2 edited by Gestalten. The edition looks extraordinary, quality print on 220 pages, hard cover. My Diary Type project had the honour to be one of many magnificent works chosen by the editors.
Playful Type 2 examines how designers are using a variety of techniques to produce typography and lettering in a range of innovative styles. It not only features high-quality type design and diverse applications for original lettering, but also insightful texts and interviews with leading typographers that explore current developments.
I participated in the new series of Stereohype B.I.O. badges thanks to Agatha Jacquillat and Tomi Vollauschek. For the ninth series of badges I made 4 typographical illustrations which express human contradictions. Moments when we say “no”, but actually mean “yes”, when love hides behind hate, when we stop but know we should keep going…