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One of the main aspects of my research as PhD candidate is visiting archives, mostly local archives, to recover information about breweries and their pubs, architects, ceramic companies, or anything that might bring some light to the history of architectural lettering on commercial buildings. Recently, I was writing a reflection on those visits and I thought […]
Women in [type] design
In the last few weeks, some designer friends have asked me about websites or links to pages that showcase women in (type) design. I’ve decided to compile a list of resources for designers, conference organisers, or anyone with an interest in diversity and inclusion. Of course this could be a much larger debate, about gender issues, […]
Type & Design bookshops
I’ve tried to find good lists of bookshops specialised in type design, typography and graphic design, but it is very hard to find anything useful. So I decided to make my own list. I am using Google Maps because adding new entries is really fast and because it is easy to check on the phone, […]
Although I grew up in the Basque Country, the first time I looked around in Bilbao in search of public lettering was on a visit with Catherine Dixon in 2013. Stephen Coles was right when he said that if you walk with Catherine you will see more. So we, well, probably she, spotted this architectural […]