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Fall/Winter collection 2011: Type & Sound

23 Sep 2011, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Letters Are My Friends’ fall/winter collection is on its way: As the alphabet is the first audiovisual recording system we are dedicating our program from october till december to the tight and beautiful relation of Type & Sound.  A lot has been written and published in the...

ENJOY: OUR OPENING CUT UP

01 Sep 2011, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

If you missed our opening in June, see this lil cut-up-trailer about what we doing and what this place is all about. Enjoy. Many Thanks to Thomas Steimer for collecting the great video impressions! And again to Graciela Maria to perform here live with Simon, to Letter...

First print feature / Novum September 2011

10 Aug 2011, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Too small to be read - They wrote: "Einen Besuch wert ist der in Berlin von "Letters Are My Friends" eröffnete Concept-Store, der Einblicke in die Welt der analogen und digitalen Letterformen gibt: "Wir sind aber kein Buchstabenladen und auch weniger Mikro-Typografen, die drei Jahre lang...

Below the Baseline it was beautiful.

07 Aug 2011, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Thanks to everyone who joined our cosy typographic summer BBQ. Our neighbors liked it too, I guess. One of them Ken Buslay took this great topshot from our lil blockparty. Thank you sending it to us! Many thanks to our colaborators of Graffiti Research Lab Germany,...

ABC is BBQ

24 Jul 2011, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

We rescheduled this months bash due to a rubbish july, formerly known as summer, and would be very pleased to see as many of you as possible on the new date. Put Wednesday the 3rd of August in your calendars, schedules and muttihefte. There’s going to...

WOODTYPE Simulator ‘LETTERMPRESS’

01 Jul 2011, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

At our opening we presented 'LetterMpress' - a virtual woodtype letterpress simulator for the iPad. The stunning app was designed & developed by John Bonadies and his team. It will be out on the appstore next Tuesday 5th of July. This delicate piece of multitouch...

Typogravieh Lebt XII

24 Jun 2011, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

If you haven’t been to the beautiful city of Weimar then this weekend there are no excuses. The annual typography festival called ‘Typogravieh Lebt’ is taking place with talks, presentations and an exhibition. A small and exquisite happening with the likes of Friends Of Type,...

Modular Type from Yannick Mathey

08 Jun 2011, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Following our previous posts on modular typography here is a more recent outstanding example of Yannick Methay. Prototype-0 is a font generator written in Processing that allows realtime manipulation of a large number of glyph properties. Accompanying the project is the book 'Autographisme'. Unfortunately there...