writing

¶ While reading again Fred Smeijers' Counterpunch, the author stated that the humanistic writing was a philosophical trend and therefore an artificial form of writing by breaking a cycle and by returning to an ancient era. You may assert that the humanistic writing was the first attempt of post-modernism.

1. Was there another post-modernistic attempt before the·Quattrocento·with a breaking point?

2. How would you consider William Morris' typographic leaning of going back to the humanistic origin? The second post-modernistic attempt?

With the new year ahead it is time for thinking about calendars!
I'm working on a calendar project since 2009.
This year it's the fourth time for me to produce the Typographic Wall Calendar and I wanted to share that with you.

It looks like it could be hand done and then repeated, but anything know of it or anything similar? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

I thought this would be the right place to share my project:

I'm working on a typographic wall calendar, made of two thousand and eleven keyboard keys. Last year I did one made of 2010 keys.(http://typophile.com/node/65810)

This year I turned the design into a Kickstarter project. Kickstarter is a public funding platform for design and art projects.
Here is the link to the project-website with a little video: http://kck.st/20eleven

I also was invited to a lengthy interview about my design process:
http://blog.kickstarter.com/post/1360375408/creator-q-a-harald-geisler-o...

On my website i wrote a bit more in depth about the piece:
http://haraldgeisler.com/2009/12/31/typographic-keyboard-wall-calendar/

Hi,

I would like to show you a work I did using my Wacom tablet and Inkscape.
There was once a thread about calligraphy software and I am sure Inkscape is one of the best. It works different then CorelDraw and Illustrator but I think is more close to the traditional way except the strokes can be rearranged if necessary.

And a detail at actual size.

I would like to see your comments, critiques and advices so please feel free to post them.

A bigger version of it (1600 x 1200 px) can be downloaded from my site.

Thank you very much.
florinf

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