WE’RE PLEASED TO WELCOME 2 NEW TYPEFACES:
TRICKSTER & HYPER SCRYPT
If you are in Paris next Monday, come to La Générale from 18:00 to 23:00 for a double release party. We’ll launch Trickster, a typeface by Jean-Baptiste Morizot who also created the well known Bluu, and Hyper Scrypt, a typeface from Jérémy Landes, designer of the Solide Mirage.
This double release party will take the form
of a double exhibition!
Hyper Chapelle is an exhibition by AAAAA Atelier whom, inspired by the stained glass of the Metz Cathedral, created a futuristic and psychedelic utopian pop communication. AAAAA Atelier commissioned Jérémy Landes to develop The Hyper Scrypt Typeface for this exhibition. Hyper Chapelle took place at the end of last summer in Tata Gallery in Metz, discover it for the first time in Paris next week.
For the launch of Trickster we asked a fine selection of contemporary graphic designers / studio to express their own vision of this new font via the creation of a poster.
Mariant la Truie et l’Ourse
27 / 11 / 2017 — 19:00-23:00
14 avenue parmentier, 75011 Paris, France
Jérémy Landes draws a psychedelic condensed typeface for Agence Murmure identity
We’re happy to announce the release of Le Murmure, Jérémy Landes last libre typeface ! He created Le Murmure for the french design agency Murmure and it’s now available for everyone.
Le Murmure is a condensed sans with contrast, a mixed bastard created with editorial use in mind. The way the contrast is used tends to give Le Murmure its own unique voice, both delicate, solid and precise. Le Murmure shows once again that custom open-source projects, and more precisely, custom open-source typefaces can exist. We would like to thank the nice folks at Murmure agency for the chance they gave us to do this project with them and for the freedom they gave Jérémy while drawing.
After our international call for submissions for ampersands taking place last spring, we chose with -Zeug editors the 288 we loved the most. Now they’re making a book of it, beside a translation of Jan Tschichold’s Formenwandlungen der &-Zeichen, a short historical essay dealing with the successive designs of the ampersand glyph.
Some more details about the books
Jan Tschichold (1902-1974, typographer, theorician and teacher) published in 1953 Formenwandlungen der &-Zeichen, a short historical essay dealing with the successive designs of the ampersand glyph. This text is structured by a collection of 288 carefully selected and commented ampersands, which constitues a brief and concise introduction to the history of Western writing and typography. Long unavailable in English, this new translation is published in a facsimile version, faithful to the original design by the author.
[ A new translation by Jean-Marie Clarke — with an afterword by Marc Smith
32 pages with jacket, duotone printing, 12 x 20,5 cm ]
Et & Ampersands / Collectif
On the occasion of this translation, VTF and -zeug co-organised a type-design workshop and an international call for ampersand entries, in May 2017, in Paris and worldwide. This type-specimen shelters the selection of 288 ampersand glyphs, selected, sorted and organised. This festive publication witnesses vitality and wit of the contemporary type-design community.
[ 48 pages, duotone printing, 12 x 20,5 cm ]
Special offer ::: until September 10th, midnight
Special price for participants ::: the two books in a sleeve 20€ (instead of 22€)
Each book = 12€
+ Free shipping