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Joseph Opinel began his knifemaking career in 1895 in the Savoie region of the French Alps. The local population of shepherds, farmers, and artisans were the first to put the knives to the test but by the 1940s over 200 million had been sold. The success of the knife rests on the simple strength of the design itself, earning it a place in everyday French culture and design museums alike. Commonly used to cut fruit, bread, and cheese (ah, mais oui), each knife features the brand mark which depicts the hand of St.
Who knew that a publication that looks like an attractively designed children's book could take such a revealing look at the demanding topic of typography. The colorful pages of Hyperactivitypography from A to Z present a simple and fun, yet amazingly clever how-to that celebrates typography in all its complexity. The book introduces common typography terms and trivia through charming illustrations, personal explanations, fun-filled activities and practical exercises. Hyperactivitypography from A to Z is an accessible workbook for beginners to learn the ropes of typography while having fun but also for typography experts to test their skills and take away new insights into the ramifications of typography and how it helps to convey information. This book has been created by Studio 3, an in-school design agency at the Graphic Design Department of Westerdals School of Communication in Oslo. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Chasing Bones ...the making of an urban vinyl toy. I'm very happy to present the 'Chasing Bones' Plastic Pup, crafted by hand from start to finish.