It brings back the good time in spring 2012. TYPO sustain was such a big fun …
Born in London in 1970 and raised on a diet of Richard Scarry, Hergé, Judge Dredd and Albert Camus, James Jarvis studied Illustration at the University of Brighton and the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1995. Since then he has gone on to establish himself as a graphic artist of international repute.
Erik Kessels is the co-founder and Creative Director of the communications agency KesselsKramer (Do yourself a favor: click on the link and let the page reload a couple of times!). The company believes in finding new ways for brands to tell stories using whatever media is most relevant to their message.
A Practice for Everyday Life create brand identities, signage & wayfinding, exhibition design, print and websites from concept to production. By telling stories to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary Kirsty Carter and Emma Thomas develop inspired design solutions which earned them much reputation for crafting intelligent, beautiful and innovative work.
TYPO Berlin 2012 was dedicated to the theme “sustain” and the various aspects of sustainability. Not only the responsability of designers to the environment have been an issue but also their empowerment through e.g. spreading information. Very different ideas and approaches inspired the audiences. There have also been a series of workshops where participants could educate themselves or train their creativity.
There are many ways in which to socialise today. Facebook, Twitter or Google+ are common among people all around the world. Sharing short texts, videos and photos is popular. But not only that. Social networking allows to stay tuned around the world. It is changing the way we live, the way we keep in touch and how we act.