Inside the digital sticker deluge: How marketers can elevate their emoji strategies
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then the estimated 2.3 trillion emoji-riddled texts sent last year might mean a lot to marketers. Digital language is loading up with more sophisticated pictures and symbols, and brands that don't speak that language risk being left out of consumers' conversations. The place to be? Mobile messaging apps, according to Evan Wray of Swyft Media.
This is What Happens When a Monotype Designer Gets Trapped in a Snowstorm with Miles Davis on Repeat
AIGA Eye on Design
Monotype’s Masqualero typeface – sleek, elegant and ever so slightly menacing – is an improvisational riff that, like a great jazz tune, wanders far from its starting point.
Pentagram’s Marina Wilder and Nadine Chahine of Monotype
Thought Starters Podcast
In this episode of the Thought Starters podcast, Monotype’s Nadine Chahine and Pentagram’s Marina Wilder join to discuss design, politics, the Johnston100 typeface and designing for technology.
Jim Ford and “The Sounds of Typography”
The jazz music of Miles Davis and a drive through a blizzard inspired the Masqualero typeface. Designer Jim Ford wanted to make a serif typeface that would be one part classical – touching on Davis’ roots and training as a musician – and one part innovation, which refers Davis’ legendary experimental albums of the 1960s and ‘70s.
These are the best new fonts of 2017
With so many fonts to choose from, Digital Arts provide its list of the best fonts of 2017 so far, which includes the Between, Tazugane Gothic and Masqualero typefaces from Monotype.
Many people still haven’t embraced the joy of change. TYPO Berlin 2017 will tackle methodological agility, and aims to facilitate a rethinking. How do I get out of my comfort zone? At which points can I permit fluid structures? How do I develop new potential for innovation? Those are the questions typical of traditional organisational models, which won’t help us make headway in the future.
Boston, MA, USA
The CMO100 Retail, organized by the Global Business Intelligence will take place from 6th June to 7th June 2017 at the Massachusetts Institute Of Technology in Cambridge, United States Of America. The conference will cover areas like how Retail CMO's will utilize technology to sustain competitive advantage, driven systems approach to help you make the right decisions for your organization.
E-Commerce is evolving faster than ever. Blink, and you’ll miss the next big thing.
Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) provides you with a conference full of industry experts and unrivaled agenda content, an exhibit hall filled with the latest and greatest solution providers, and a community made for networking with thousands of like-minded industry peers.
LE BOOK Connections NYC
LE BOOK, the international reference for fashion, photography, and advertising, announces 10 celebrated editions of CONNECTIONS: the first and only custom-made tradeshow for Les Creatives worldwide. Think of CONNECTIONS as LE BOOK live – an unbeatable creative network touring the globe with stops in Paris, New York, London, Berlin, and Los Angeles.
CONNECTIONS welcomes a microcosm of the arbiters in taste; the best in image-creation worldwide. A link between the most prominent artist representatives and an audience of the top global decision-makers: brand managers, creative and art directors, photo and fashion directors, and image and communication executives.
Kerning is the first international conference in Italy dedicated solely to typography and web typography.
On June 7th and 8th (only workshops) and 9th (conference day) 2017 we will gather in Faenza, in the very heart of Italy, top notch speakers from the whole world of digital and web typography to create an unique event.