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.
Drapers Digital Festival will bring the fashion digital and ecommerce community together to learn, celebrate, innovate and shape the future.
The Festival will be the world’s largest gathering of over 500 fashion multichannel professionals consisting of a conference, live judging, awards, exhibition and exclusive fringe events including tours, workshops and round table discussions.
Ithaca, NY, USA
Create Upstate is a 3-day celebration of design and creativity in Upstate NY. Once again, it's a jam-packed schedule with can’t-miss sessions and meaningful experiences. Best of all, It’s happening in (drumroll…) Ithaca, NY!
Nordic E-Commerce Summit
This year's keynotes will include bold thought-leaders with great insights from eCommerce, tech and digital innovation. People who, in one way or the other, have kept their feet on the ground in this world of ours that never ceases to change. People whose focus, experiences and expertise will contribute to help all of us to keep calm yet always think big.
beyond tellerand: Düsseldorf
Mark the dates 15 to 17 of May for 2017 and we’ll meet you in Düsseldorf. This year's conference promises to bring you two inspiring days with talks in a single track and one day with workshops. Design, technology and inspiration – again – is written in bold letters. And as usual we give you plenty of time for chatting to and networking with new and old friends as this is equally important for us as high quality talks.
An Event Apart
Boston, MA, USA
An Event Apart Boston is three days of intense focus on digital design, UX, and more. If you care about creating the best possible experiences for the people who use your work, and crave concentrated time to level up your skills in the company of your peers, An Event Apart is the conference you’ve been waiting for.