Typeradio PodcastAuthor: Typeradio
27 May 2018

Typeradio Podcast

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Type is speech on paper, Typeradio is speech on type. Typeradio, the radio channel on type and design.

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    Brody Neuenschwander 1/1

    Having done research in medieval manuscripts, Brody Neuenschwander completed his doctorate on the methodology of German art history in 1986 at the Courtauld Institute in London, while studying calligraphy at the Roehampton Institute. This crossed education carried him to become a professional calligrapher with a passion for the relationship between writing and language.
    Among other things he talked to us about tools, the different ways of teaching writing to children in school nowadays, the presence of calligraphy in art and how to deliver messages through the written words –as he did for Peter Greenaway’s movies; contributing with a very valuable insight into the role of calligraphy in society.
    Recorded at the Letterheads Amsterdam Signpainters conference, 2016

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  • Posted on 26 May 2018

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    Paul Cox 1/1

    Born in 1959, Paul Cox is a multi-talented French artist. Although keen to become a musician he is well known for his graphic design, illustration, paintings and stage art. Inspired by music and 19th century paintings, his work is characterized by improvisation and crossing borders between literature, dance, architecture.
    As an author of children books, he created ‘Abstract Alphabet: a book of animals’ published in 2001 by Chronicle Books, where colourful organic shapes make up the letters, which form the names of twenty-six different animals. Cox has started collecting the whole of his work (paintings, installations, illustrations, graphic design etc) in book form, the first volume of which, ‘Coxcodex 1’ was published at Editions du Seuil in 2004.

    Recorded at the Integrated Conference 2015, Antwerpen, Belgium

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  • Posted on 06 Apr 2018

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    Joost Grootens 1/1

    Joost Grootens is a Dutch graphic designer, who studied architectural design at Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam. He established Studio Joost Grootens (SJG) in 1995. His studio is very well known for their information design, infographics and the design of books related to architecture, art, design, photography, research… Analytical thinking and the use of type as an essential element, are the main traits. In his own words: ‘Every book is about celebrating the printing process.’
    Recorded at the Integrated Conference 2015, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Posted on 06 Apr 2018

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    Gayaneh Bagdasaryan 1/1

    Gayaneh Bagdasaryan is a graduate of Moscow State University of Printing Arts and has designed Cyrillic localizations for most major type libraries. She began her type design career at ParaType in 1996 and founded Brownfox type studio in 2012. Gayaneh is also the initiator of Serebro Nabora, a prominent annual international type conference held in Russia.
    Gayaneh explains how she became interested in typography in the first place. We also wonder how Russian typedesigners worked before and after perestroika. Gayaneh talks about her font foundry and why it took her so long before she started it. We discuss whether it’s possible to create a new typeface nowadays and hear all about how the Serebro Nebora Conference started. Recorded at the Serebro Nebora 2015 Conference in Moscow, Russia.

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  • Posted on 19 Mar 2018

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    Alexandra Korolkova 1/1

    Alexandra Korolkova is the principal type designer at Paratype and a teachter of type design and typography in Moscow. In 2013 she was awarded with the prestgious Prix Charles Peignot, so we ask her about how the award influenced her career, and her statements on the design of Cyrillic in her acceptance speech at Atypi 2013 in Amsterdam. Does designing Latin or Cyrillic make any difference for her?
    We asked her about her heroes, the fast developments in Russian type design of recent years, and the awareness of typography in Russia in general. Alexandra further talks about her book Living Typography, that has been published in the meantime , and her ‘dream project’ PT Sans and PT Serif. Recorded at the Serebro Nebora 2015 conference in Moscow, Russia.

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  • Posted on 14 Sep 2017

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