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Dave Foster’s type travels

Dave Foster is a type disciple. He spends most of his days studying under the tutelage of some of the greatest living typographers of our age.
Foster is the 2011 recipient of the Design NSW: Travelling Scholarship offered each year by the NSW Government, with the support of the Powerhouse Museum and the British Council. Continue reading

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A short history of typography

Like any other creative pursuit, the design of letterforms is determined by the prevailing cultural climate and thus in a state of constant flux. Typography now functions as a kind of weathervane for the zeitgeist, with typographic analysis a leading design issue. Indeed, as designers have sought to express themselves and define their time, type has increasingly come to have its own intentions, beyond those of verbal communication. Continue reading