You! Be Informed! #0006 — Type Masters Week, Kickflip for The Cause, Women in DesignNews May 25, 2012
Another epic week’s about to close out and we’re here again to serve you with the best design news we can scour from the web. Make sure to prepare yourselves for some awesome geekery for this Friday’s International Geek Pride day! Remember: Enjoy, keep calm, and may you live long and prosper!
Poster for Tomorrow 2012
A poster design competition that calls out for creative individuals to create posters that are relevant or may contribute to Gender Equality. You can submit your designs to Poster for Tomorrow until July 10, 2012. You can check out their website for more details.
100 Ideas that Changed Film
Brainpickings have recently made a short look about the book 100 Ideas That Changed Film. It’s an interesting preview about the book that tackles different innovations that changed cinema since creation during the early 20th century. Check out the review at Brainpickings.
New Arabic Fonts from Hiba Studio
Ever since reading a short entry on Clients from Hell about a client asking to change the font of his project to Arabic, I’ve been on the prowl for actual Arabic fonts. Somehow I’ve succeeded in finding one, you can check it out the release at Fonts’ blog. Now, my next plan is to learn to read Arabic fonts.
Type Masters Week 2012
If you’re a budding typographer, or want to hone your skills in creating typefaces, you can join Type Directors Club’s Type Masters Week. It’s a six-day workshop hosted by different well-known typographers and type foundries. You can check out TDC’s site for more information.
Kickflip for The Cause Contest
Here’s another contest that involves designing skateboard decks, but this time it’s sponsored by DeviantArt. You can submit your design until May 31, 2012. Check out DeviantArt’s page for the contest for more details.
BORN IN 1987: The Animated GIF
The popularity of animated GIFs seems to be reaching its peak now. The Photographers’ Gallery, a London based gallery dedicated to photography, has called artists practicing different media — from photographers to writers — to create their own GIFs. If you’re interested to submit your own GIFs you can send them to Joy Of GIF tumblr.
The Role of Women in Design: 11 Designers – 11 Opinions
If you’re looking for inspiration and great design, you can check out Graphic Art News’ feature about 11 different female designers and their different opinions regarding women empowerment and their role in the design industry.
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