Die diesjährige TYPO Berlin widmet sich unter dem Motto Trigger dem digitalen Wandel, seinen Voraussetzungen und Herausforderungen. Über drei Tage geben Vorträge und Workshops neue Impulse, triggern Inspiration und Veränderung. Neugierig welche vielseitigen Bedeutungen das Wort abseits des Messegeländes haben kann? Unsere Auflistung hat Antworten.
von Fabian Lempke
What routines do designers need to establish to implement Variable Fonts? And how could a new model of shared authorship support creativity and knowledge exchange? Verena Gerlach, Malou Verlomme and Fred Smeijers joined forces on a panel at TYPO Labs, hosted by Gerry Leonidas. The four discussed the current state of the industry, new tools, and working methods, collectively expressing their longing for the “good old” manual processes in a fully digitized world.
by Matthias Kliefoth
Glyphs, RoboFont and Fontlab annually take center stage at TYPO Labs, but there’s more to see in terms of tools than just the font editors. New or improved, finished or in progress, command line or polished interface: here’s the cast of tools at Labs, in order of appearance.
by Tilmann Hielscher
While at last year’s TYPO Labs Variable Fonts were introduced as the great innovation, this year another big topic was treated in several talks. The Augmented and Virtual Reality environment is becoming more notable for many programmers and designers requiring special attention when it comes to text and type.
by Jan Vincent Dufke
All good things come in threes: The last day of TYPO Labs has offered insights into CJK Fonts, educational perspectives and future scenarios concering the broad implementation of Variable Fonts. In this newsletter we sum up some of the highlights for you.