1 October 2011
Numerals, French alphabets and Chinese posters online
More links to sites, articles and other things that grabbed our attention over the past week or so.
100 Alphabets publicitaires
A Flickr set of a book of French advertising alphabets from 1949 (below).
Figuring out numerals
Fontfeed compile and update some previous posts to make this informative piece about numerals.
Vignelli goes digital
A New Yorker piece about the digital resurrection of the Vignelli subway map.
An online archive of Chinese posters from 1925 to the present day, (see top, 1951).
Unify, simplify, amplify
Ken Carbone looks at Taschen books on FastCo.
Eye is the world’s most beautiful and collectable graphic design journal, published quarterly for professional designers, students and anyone interested in critical, informed writing about graphic design and visual culture. It’s available from all good design bookshops and online at the Eye shop. For a taste of the new issue, see Eye before you buy on Issuu. Eye 80, Summer 2011, is out now. Eye 81 is going to press very soon.