Monday, 7:50am
17 October 2011

Noted #15

Lettering, Film noir, forgotten kerning, public poetry and PlayType

More links to sites, articles and other things that grabbed our attention over the past week or so.

Lettering process
The handwriting and lettering process of Frank Ortmann of Freies Grafik Design.

100 greatest posters of Film noir
A countdown of some of the finer examples of movie poster art.

Forgotten kerning
A detailed post from Filip Blažek on the forgotten kerning of diacritical characters.

Kern type
While we're on the subject of kerning, a browser-based game.

Winning Words
Public project aiming to bring the written word to the streets of London.

Monocle visit Playtype
Monocle make a video of their visit to Copenhagen’s only bricks-and-mortar font shop, PlayType.


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 has gone to press.