Archive for the ‘History & Theory’ Category

Charlotte Moorman’s Avant-Garde Life

  Charlotte Moorman was a musician/performance artist who performed works with John Cage, was friends with Yoko Ono, and collaborated with Nam June Paik. Have you heard of her? (I hate to admit it, but I was just introduced to her this weekend by Hyperallergic). Read more about her life and projects in Topless but Far […]

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TED Share: Matthew Carter

    Matthew Carter is responsible for typefaces so common that anyone who uses Microsoft Word can name them (ever hear of Verdana or Georgia?). Listen to Carter’s TED talk to learn how this master typographer understands, in his words, “the connection between technology and [the] design of type.”  

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History Thursday: The History of Typography (in less than 6 minutes)


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