— GAP

Usually one of those most bland parts of the fashion industry, this must be Gap’s most interesting campaign in a long long while.

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— Kafka Covers

In latest Creative Characters newsletter from MyFonts, designer Julia Sysmäläinen talks about designing FF Mister K, the typeface based on Franz Kafka’s handwriting used by Peter Mendelsund for his redesign of Schocken’s Kafka covers:

 

Originality, authenticity, and honesty are crucial qualities to me. I think Mr. K has all of that, just like Franz Kafka’s manuscripts do. While I was working on it, I realized that while Mister K is a font, it is also the visualization of a personality. The font is not pretty, or beautiful in the classic sense — and it doesn’t want to be.  

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— Goodwood

The new and very stylish Goodwood magazine:

 

A quintessentially British luxury pursuits magazine, ranging over motorsport, horse racing, flying, golf, style, art, food and drink and country pursuits, the title brings a modern sensibility and creative ambition to match Goodwood’s own heritage of innovation and excellence

 

Via: Cover Junkie

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— Cannes 2015

The official poster of the 68th Festival de Cannes which honors Ingrid Bergman.

 

© FDC / Lagency / Taste (Paris) / Ingrid Bergman © David Seymour / Estate of David Seymour – Magnum Photos.

 

Via MUBI.

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— Calvino

New Italo Calvino covers by Peter Mendelsund and Oliver Munday.

 

It’s kinda interesting – though I don’t really know why – to see all four covers superimposed atop each other.

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— Stone Barn Castle

Rather pretty illustrated poster for Adrien Brody and Ken Ford’s documentary Stone Barn Castle.

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— Goudy

Happy Birthday Frederic Goudy!!

 

March 8, 1865-May 11, 1947.

 

Mr. Goudy was a self taught typographer and printer.  During his career he developed over 100 typefaces.  His most famous being Copperplate Gothic and Goudy Old Style.

 

The Alphabet. Fifteen interpretative designs drawn and arranged with explanatory text and illustrations by Frederic W. Goudy. New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1918.

 

Via: Detroitlib