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January/February 2021

Typography Annual | 11

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Working in the golden hour, a fashion photographer in Prague balances the darkness with the light.
This design firm in Portland, Oregon, is finding new possibilities for branding in interior spaces.
A Hong Kong–born, Brooklyn-based illustrator explores new approaches to visualize a surreal, dynamic world.
After expanding across the country, the Canadian ad agency is now thinking with global ambition.
Black and yellow hues mix with quatrefoil shapes to create a modern yet timeless identity for El Palacio de Hierro’s Palacio Pedregal store.
Insite Design’s packaging for Dillon’s cocktail syrup beautifully illustrates this Canadian distillery’s attention to craft.
Soko’s surreal yet vintage campaign for Future Farm showcases the Brazilian food tech brand’s aim to revolutionize the food industry without harming the environment.
Blurring the lines between a magazine, a lookbook and a catalog, Knoll Works illustrates the breadth of Knoll’s expertise in product solutions for the modern workplace.
Timeless yet dynamic, the wayfinding and signage for Luxembourg’s national library are mindful of the inherent nature of public space.
“Stop Motion. Start Traveling.” uses household items and quirky imagination to capture the sense of wonder that travel can inspire.
To help relaunch Pabst Brewing’s local legend beer Lucky Lager, Hatch explored the meaning of luck and how it resonates in the SF Bay Area.
These rugged yet eye-catching print ads for NOLS reinforce the nonprofit outdoor school’s theme of pushing people past personal limits in order to grow.
Using a microscopic view of nature, the print ads for this pharmaceutical company hope to combat the prejudice for cannabis that still exists.
Conquistadors’s posters for the New York Metropolitan Transport Authority encourage fellow New Yorkers to respect others by wearing a mask.
At this East Los Angeles–based design studio, partners Nikolos Killian and Tanner Woodbury design to the rhythm of their clients’ businesses.
Unshackled from realism, this New York City–based production studio pushes boundaries to craft an abstract and fantastical aesthetic.
This Amsterdam-based illustrator combines her love of expressive figure drawing with her interest in ancient art and mythology.
Wendy Richmond considers the new meaning that breath has taken on.
Ernie Schenck rediscovers the joys of intelligent storytelling.
Theo Inglis brings the long debate around ornamentation into modern times.
Anne H. Berry speaks to design educators as they continue adapting to the online classroom.
Creatives are articulating the graphic language of protest in new letterforms, Angela Riechers writes.
Erin McLaughlin, Frida Medrano, Laura Mesegeur, Charles Nix and Li Zhiqian share the projects and resources that keep them inspired.
Book Reviews
Sakura Nomiyama and Haruki Mori organized this monograph of 3-D letterform designer Takenobu Igarashi alphabetically to show how letters have impacted his life.
Full of specimens and biographies, Amber Weaver’s book celebrates the work of 40 women type designers.
This compendium by Peter Dawson not only collects and displays typefaces but also dives into the profiles of their creators and their places in the history of type design.

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