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Swiss Legacy

Graphic Design and typography (Visitar)

A brief history of Greg Durell

Swiss Legacy (+)   30/08/2010

I met Greg Durell last year when I lived in Vancouver. I’ve always been very curious of his work as some bits of his projects appeared on the Internet over the years. When he told me he was working for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games, I was even more curi (+)

Slanted Magazine issue 11 – Monospace, Typewriter – Out now

Swiss Legacy (+)   26/08/2010

The Revolution won’t be set in Garamond – “Slanted #11 – Monospace, Typewriter” comes in revised structure and layout. Projects are confronted with each other, magazine sections overlap. The changes reflect our attitude towards contemporary editorial desi (+)

Seven new House Serigraphs

Swiss Legacy (+)   25/08/2010

Seven new House serigraphs hand-pulled by David Dodde on acid-free French Paper. This series features black, white and metallic artwork from the Photo-Lettering archive and the Eames Century Modern font collection.Hand printed in the USA by David DoddeInd (+)

HeyDays – New Projects

Swiss Legacy (+)   25/08/2010

Great new projects by Oslo based studio HeyDays. Here are some images and explanation by member of the studio.Anthon B NilsenAnnual report for Anthon B Nilsen, an over 100 years old company that operates in the fields of property, education and recycling. (+)

Brian Eno “Small Craft On A Milk Sea” Limited Edition Box Set

Swiss Legacy (+)   24/08/2010

Amazing limited edition box by Nick Roberston (couldn’t find any website of this designer…) for Brian Eno‘s new Album on Warp Records “Small Craft On A Milk Sea”.Packaged in a rigid, Birch paper-covered slipcase with printed and foil-blocked cover and spi (+)

Moshun – Animated font by Calango

Swiss Legacy (+)   24/08/2010

Moshun is an animated font by Calango. If you wish to use this font for any of your projects please contact at: info@calango.nlAudio by (+)

Pencil Chit Chat at The Frontroom Cambridge

Swiss Legacy (+)   23/08/2010

The Frontroom Cambridge is exhibiting Jess Wilson ( & Liv Bargman ( conversations will spread all over the walls, floors, and ceilings throughout the week telling the story of their chin-wags an (+)

Crafty 2010 Conference in Singapore

Swiss Legacy (+)   23/08/2010

Craft returns to the forefront of creative consciousness this October. Featuring 14 remarkable individuals, Crafty will explore the artistry and process behind disciplines from design to art, fashion to film and advertising to specialized print techniques (+)

Project Thirty-Three

Swiss Legacy (+)   22/08/2010

The album covers featured on Project Thirty-Three were collected, scanned and archived by the owner of Jive Time Records, a Seattle based store specializing in used vinyl. (+)

Atelier d’Architecture Novembre Book by BenBenWorld

Swiss Legacy (+)   19/08/2010

Interesting layout and typography use for this book of Atelier d’Architecture Novembre by BenBenWorld. (+)

Chicago Type

Swiss Legacy (+)   19/08/2010

An ongoing project by Shawn Hazen documenting interesting typography in Chicago. (+)

+81 Magazine – Vol.49 European Graphic Issue

Swiss Legacy (+)   19/08/2010

+81 Magazine Vol.49 European Graphic Issue is out now.Interviewscyan, A2/SW/HKUKRishi Sodha,Richard Robinson, Anthony Burrill, Julia, The Luxury of ProtestFranceOFFICEABC, HEY HO, Xavier Encinas Studio, Helmo, ArtworkloveGermanyJung + Wenig, DOUBLE STANDA (+)

Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture

Swiss Legacy (+)   18/08/2010

Once the exclusive domain of programmers, code is now being used by a new generation of designers, artists, and architects eager to explore how software can enable innovative ways of generating form and translating ideas. Form+Code in Design, Art, and Arc (+)

Aperçu Typeface by The Entente for Colophon Foundry

Swiss Legacy (+)   18/08/2010

Aperçu is a new sans-serif family designed by The Entente. Its family includes Light, Regular, Medium & Bold with corresponding Italics as well as a monospaced cut.The conceit behind Aperçu was to create a synopsis or amalgamation of classic realist typef (+)

Calvetica – The fastest calendar app on iPhone, in Helvetica!

Swiss Legacy (+)   18/08/2010

With Calvetica add an event in just two quick taps. See how full your week or day is at a glance. It works with the built-in iPhone calendar but it’s faster.Features- Fast, fast, fast- Works with the built-in calendar- Uncluttered, minimalist interface- D (+)

Urbanized – The new documentary by “Helvetica” and “Objectified” director Gary Hustwit

Swiss Legacy (+)   17/08/2010

Five years ago I began work on my first documentary, Helvetica, which looked at the worlds of typography and graphic design, and their impact on our visual environment. After Helvetica was released in 2007, I had the idea for a second film, Objectified, w (+)

Helvetica “Mad Men” Limited-edition Print

Swiss Legacy (+)   17/08/2010

Swiss Dots has produced a new limited-edition screenprint inspired by a 1960’s promotional poster for Helvetica, a version of which keeps popping up on Mad Men this season.Hand screenprinted on archival 300gsm paper, A2 size (16 1/2″ x 23 1/2″) in a numbe (+)

Playful Type 2 – Ephemeral Lettering and Illustrative Fonts

Swiss Legacy (+)   17/08/2010

The internet has radically changed our understanding of information and how we handle text. As more and more messages are being communicated in plain text on digital platforms such as cell phones, more and more designers are trying to find solutions to co (+)


Swiss Legacy (+)   17/08/2010

Retrofonts celebrates over 400 of the most eye-catching and timeless fonts designed between the middle of the nineteenth century and the end of the twentieth century. Arranged chronologically, every section provides a historical, political and cultural co (+)

Adobe partners with Typekit to bring legendary typefaces to the web

Swiss Legacy (+)   16/08/2010

Adobe and Typekit are teaming up to bring some of the world’s most popular, recognizable, and respected fonts to the web. Starting today, you’ll be able to use classics like Adobe Garamond, News Gothic, Myriad, and Minion plus many more on your website — (+)

Young Typographic Designers – Angus MacPherson

Swiss Legacy (+)   14/08/2010

Very nice idenity and promotional material for Young Typographic Designers by Angus MacPherson. Young Typographic Designers an organisation that aims to help young designers and design students gain exposure and employment. (+)

Reid Miles HI-FI Album Covers in Motion

Swiss Legacy (+)   13/08/2010

Reid Miles HI-FI album covers recreated and put into motion. I love it!(via @YouWorkForThem) (+)

Time To Put Our Heads Together – Effective Limited Edition Poster

Swiss Legacy (+)   13/08/2010

Limited-edition printEffective made a limited edition of 50 hand-numbered and signed A2 prints available silkscreened in metallic silver on black plike by GF Smith and 25 hand-numbered black onto pearl grey pilke. They are available now for £20+P&P from t (+)

Threadless Loves Maxtopia Competition

Swiss Legacy (+)   12/08/2010

Mother nature meets motherboard in this amazing new challenge brought to us by the wonderful folks at Adobe. Nature and technology have been at odds for too darn long and we think it’s time to for ‘em to get along! (On a tee.) Your challenge is to design (+)

Eight:48 Issue 02: What’s the Big Idea?

Swiss Legacy (+)   12/08/2010

The second issue of Counter-Print’s newspaper, Eight:48, centers around the theme of ideas and inspiration. Titled, What’s the Big Idea?, it is forwarded by Roger Fawcett-Tang and contains original articles from Bruno Maag and Jonathan Turner. It also con (+)

Typography Manual for the iPhone and iPod Touch

Swiss Legacy (+)   29/07/2010

Are you a graphic designer? Do you know the difference between a font and a typeface? Do your eyes light up when conversations turn to ems, kerning, and baseline grids? If you answered yes to these questions, then The Typography Manual for the iPhone and (+)

Andrea Ederra

Swiss Legacy (+)   28/07/2010

Andrea Ederra, Barcelona. (+)

Pol Pérez

Swiss Legacy (+)   28/07/2010

My name is Pol Pérez and I was born in 1988 in Barcelona. Since October 2006 I’ve been studing a bachelor in graphic design—which I haven’t finished yet—in the school Elisava in Barcelona. From time to time I work on my own in personal or commisioned proj (+)

Lucía Castro Triay

Swiss Legacy (+)   28/07/2010

Lucía Castro Triay lives in Barcelona and studies graphic design at Elisava. (+)

New sets of fonts available over at YouWorkForThem

Swiss Legacy (+)   23/07/2010

New sets of fonts available over at YouWorkForThem. (+)

OFFSET2010 Dublin – Tickets now available

Swiss Legacy (+)   23/07/2010

Tickets for OFFSET2010 in Dublin are now available.OFFSET2010 features a week long programme of club nights, live performances, gallery shows, in-store events and much more taking place all over the capital. Showcasing world-class creatives in design, ill (+)


Swiss Legacy (+)   23/07/2010

Images by Régine DebattyClip/Stamp/Fold exhibition is continuing its tour. This time the exhibition takes place at Naim/Bureau Europa in Masstricht from June 27th till September 26th.We already talked about this project last year but here is some informat (+)

Turning Pages – Editorial Design for Print Media

Swiss Legacy (+)   21/07/2010

The media industry is in upheaval. New magazines, daily newspapers, and books are being developed, classics are being redesigned, and the interplay between the printed and digital realms is being tested. Turning Pages documents the current evolution in pr (+)

Studio Verse

Swiss Legacy (+)   20/07/2010

Studio Verse is a Melbourne based design studio. Established by the co-producer of Process Journal, they specialize in typography, branding and print. (+)


Swiss Legacy (+)   20/07/2010

Hinterland is a New York-based multidisciplinary design studio. We create books, magazines, brochures, identities, packaging, illustrations, and more. We believe that the best work comes from a close collaboration between client and studio. We have a pass (+)

Typeface Cruiser / Ebay Auction Project

Swiss Legacy (+)   19/07/2010

The typeface “Cruiser”, a project by the Klasse für Systemdesign at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig, will be in an EBAY auction from July 19th till August 2nd. With each new tenderer a new special character will be introduced into the existing font. (+)

Process Journal issue #2

Swiss Legacy (+)   19/07/2010

Edition Two features:Alt Group, It’s Nice That, Studio Round, Manual, Three60, Fançois Rappo, Greg White, Modern Publicity, Artiva Design, Andreas Pihlström, Frost* Design, Claudia Klat and Gavillet & Rust. As well as design responses from Samuel Moffat ( (+)

UNICEF / World Cup Typographic Posters – Update

Swiss Legacy (+)   15/07/2010

I received an email from David Watson telling me he updated his UNICEF/WORLD CUP project with new posters.In response to a number of people asking if I would be designing an updated final scores version of the poster. I will be designing 16 new ‘Souvenir (+)

Anthony Burrill Tote bag for Counter Print

Swiss Legacy (+)   15/07/2010

Limited edition silk-screened 100% cotton tote bags. Designed by Anthony Burrill exclusively for Counter-Print and Counter-Objects.BUY IT HERE (+)

Type Archive

Swiss Legacy (+)   10/07/2010

Type Archive, a great source for street typography. (+)

Tell Mum it’s OK #3

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/07/2010

Tell Mum it’s OK #3Fanzine printed on “Cyclus offset” 140g, a wood-free paperCover : Pantone Offset on 300g Format : 143 x 195 mmExtend : 80 pages12 euros + port.BUY IT HERE (+)

M/M (Paris) presents Inez & Vinoodh’s ‘Pretty Much Everything’

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/07/2010

Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin ‘Pretty Much Everything’ 1985-2010: 25 photographs + 25 posters with M/M (Paris) / € 7,95.Available soon over at Foam website. (+)

Untitled A Magazine Issue #5

Swiss Legacy (+)   06/07/2010

Untitled A Magazine Issue #5$12.008.5 x 11 • 96 pages • 4 Color • Off SetCurated by Hugo & MarieDesigned by STUDIO NEWWORKFeaturing:Anna Giertz, Fontaine Anderson, Anna Wolf, Micah Lidberg, Cecilia Carlstedt, Von, R.J. Shaughnessey, Sam Greeen, Jesse Auer (+)

Smoke Bath

Swiss Legacy (+)   03/07/2010

Smoke Bath is a collection of photographs and art work loosely based on the theme of camping/ nature/ exploring. The Fresh Air Fund is an independent, not-for-profit agency that provides free summer vacations to New York City children from low-income comm (+)

Spin update

Swiss Legacy (+)   02/07/2010

I really like this new update from Spin. (+)


Swiss Legacy (+)   23/06/2010

Ex-Pentatagrammers & SMITH have some neat work. (+)

Neo Neo

Swiss Legacy (+)   23/06/2010

Nice portfolio from Geneva based studio Neo Neo. (+)

Front Lines – Ikigai Editions

Swiss Legacy (+)   12/06/2010

The talented Vancouver based graphic designer Chris Allen (also Art Director of Inventory magazine), just informed me he started his own publishing company called Ikigai.The first title Front Lines is a catalogue which accompanied an exhibition in Toronto (+)

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