News from 2013

RELEASES | 8 MAY 2013

New release: Guardian Sans Text

Commercial Type has released Guardian Sans Text, the final missing piece of the Guardian collection originally designed by Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz for that daily newspaper’s iconic redesign in 2005.
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EVENTS | 21 MARCH 2013

Christian Schwartz speaking at Typocracia 10

Christian will be speaking at Typocracia 10 in São Paulo, Brazil, and will also be teaching a one-day workshop on magazine logotypes. More information is available on the conference site (Portuguese only for now).
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Thu–Sat, 21–23 March 2013

Mackenzie University

Rua da Consolação, 930

Consolação, São Paulo

SP, 01302-907

Brazil

 

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EVENTS | 7 MARCH 2013

Paul speaking in Plymouth

Paul Barnes will be speaking to Graphic Design Students at the Faculty of Arts, Plymouth University. He will talking about his graphic design work, type design and the world of Commercial Type.
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Thursday, 7 March 2013, 4:00pm

Faculty of Arts

Plymouth University

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Closed to the public.
EVENTS | 5 MARCH 2013

Paul Barnes lecturing in Copenhagen

On 5 March, 2013, Paul will be speaking about his general design work and Commercial Type in Copenhagen at the HK Grafisk Kommunication.Then on 6 March 2013, Paul will speak at Danish Faces with Trine Rask of Kontrapunkt.
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Tue–Wed, 5–6 March 2013, Open to the public

5 March at 17:30 at HK grafisk kommunikation

Hovedstaden

Svend Aukens Plads 11.

Copenhagen

 

6 March at 18:00 at Kontrapunkt

Nikolaj Plads 2

Copenhagen

 

Open to the public
EVENTS | 23 FEBRUARY 2013

Paul Barnes lecturing at "Tell me about editorial design!"

Paul will be lecturing on making typefaces for newspapers and magazines at a conference on editorial design in Munich, fittingly called "Tell me about editorial design!".
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Sat–Sun, 23–24 February 2013, 10:00–18:00

Literaturhaus München

Salvatorplatz 1

80333 München

Germany

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EVENTS | 20 FEBRUARY 2013

Paul Barnes in Lyon for a workshop and lecture

Paul will be teaching a workshop at Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux Arts in Lyon, where he will also deliver his lecture “You can’t repeat the past”.
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Wed–Thu, 20–21 February 2013

École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Lyon

8Bis Quai St Vincent

69001 Lyon

France

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PUBLICATIONS, T, CUSTOM TYPEFACES | 17 FEBRUARY 2013

Schnyder for T, the New York Times Style Magazine

Berton Hasebe and Christian Schwartz have designed Schnyder, a new serif display typeface, for the 2013 top-to-bottom redesign of T, the New York Times Style Magazine under new editor in chief Deborah Needleman and creative director Patrick Li and his team of Shawn Carney, Aurelie Pellissier, and Natalie Do.
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EVENTS | 30 JANUARY 2013

Paul Barnes lecturing at Reading University

Paul will be lecturing to the students in the MA Typeface Design program at the University of Reading.
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Wednesday, 30 January 2013

 

 

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Not open to the public.
LETTERING, BON APPéTIT, PUBLICATIONS | 21 JANUARY 2013

Custom lettering for Bon Appétit

Christian Schwartz drew a Fellini-esque 7 and handful of ornaments for the cover story on 7 great pasta dishes from brilliant New York chef Sara Jenkins (chef and owner of one of the studio's favorite restaurants, Porsena), for the February issue of Bon Appetit. Art director Elizabeth Spiridakis used xlyene transfers to give a warm and organic quality to all of the display type in the story.
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NEWSPAPERS, PUBLICATIONS, CUSTOM TYPEFACES | 8 JANUARY 2013

3 new families for Helsingin Sanomat

Helsingin Sanomat is Finland's major daily newspaper, with a circulation of around 400,000 on weekdays. A broadsheet since its founding in 1905, the paper made the switch to tabloid format on 8 January 2013. We provided all of the type for the new design: Sanomat, a serif family for headlines in 8 weights; Helsingin, a sans family for display use in 9 weights; Helsingin Text in 6 weights; and a...
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BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK, PUBLICATIONS, CUSTOM TYPEFACES | 2 JANUARY 2013

A rounded sans revival for Bloomberg Businessweek

Paul Barnes's revival of a rounded sans serif originally produced by the Caslon foundry around 1839 provides levity in a special issue on investing, the final edition of Bloomberg Businessweek for 2012.
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