typography

TypAchive — Wonderful image library primarily focused on hand painted signage

TypAchive — Wonderful image library primarily focused on hand painted signage

TypArchive is an image library primarily focused on hand painted signage. The objective is to amass a comprehensive global collection of a high-quality images and produce hard-copy volumes. Amidst a landscape of vapid strip malls and sterile signage, hand-painted lettering retains a soulful aesthetic to be treasured. Like other crafts dissolving in the digital age,(…)

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The Iconography of Gerd Arntz (1900-1988)

The Iconography of Gerd Arntz (1900-1988)

What makes these icons so remarkable is the era in which they were created, in 1928 Otto Neurath invited Gerd Arntz to his museum for society and economics (Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsmuseum) where Arntz developed the Isotype, International System of TYpographic Picture Education. View the Isotype collection here.

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