Art and design have always been a barometer of the times and current cultural climate. Typography in the Renaissance was a direct interpretation of ornate handwriting of the day. Renewed interest in Greco-Roman culture influenced the Humanist type faces that basically define modern typography to this day etc. etc..I could sit and regurgitate Robert Bringhurst’s “The Elements of Typographic Style” but Id rather not.
I have officially completed my first week as an intern here at Derooted. I have been asked to write a personal blog, which is another first for me on the job. Although I have expanded my Adobe skills considerably in the past week, I thought it would be more fun to blog about the things I’ve learned about Derooted.
COME OUT TO FOOTWORK TONIGHT AND SUPPORT A GREAT CAUSE!
All proceed to benefit the efforts of Médecins Sans Frontières/
Doctors Without Borders within the region most effected.
On Thursday December 3rd our doors opened for our studio’s Inaugural Throw-Down. We called in the troops on the weekend finished painting, put our idea boards back up, planted our Canadian moss, picked up the new lamp, printed and mounted our work, added some finishing touches, and last but quite importantly, we had our pimpin’ Rancilio coffee machine fixed and running like a Ferrari thanks to the very talented Afshin!
We found there were too many people having trouble finding our studio. So…
Time to get your decal on!
“Assistance” and interpretive dance provided by our awesome graphic designer Stylianos.