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Type + Typography


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Pluralist: Can the act of reading become a part of publishing?

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Drawing Table: Can complexity be experienced through collaboration?

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FontFiction: Is there a narrative in typographical textures?

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Wip-Show: What is the essence of studying at the Royal College of Art?

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Strangers Con(text): How can context be communicated between strangers?

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Sonicacrostipunctus: How can the non-translatable be materialised?

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Quantum Camera: How to record the “entanglement” between people?

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Typo Panorama: What is the materiality of the digital?

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Dialect Translator: How to learn a foreign language?

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Responsive Type: Can a typographical character respond to the context of its user?

Responsive Type: Can a typographical character respond to the context of its user?

2014

2014, Visual language research—The publication “Responsive types–New ways of interaction between Type and Media” examines the potential of variable typographical characters in the age of new media. Primary focus was to reveal new functions how text can correspond in its letter shapes to a reader preferences. A range of experiments and prototypes demonstrate how e.g. reading experience, users movement, reading distance can improve legibility and the overall significance of text.

Research, Writing, Prototyping, Type design: Angelo StitzPrint: Engelhardt & Bauer, KarlsruheScreen printing: Eichner & Rombold GmbH, FellbachBinding: Buchbinderei Ernst
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Publication.

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Table of contents.

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Introduction of the term ‘Type’.

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Topology of ‘Responsive Type’.

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Left page overlay of all vibrations. Right page overlay of all rotations.

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Apply rotation to the letter ‘g’.

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Apply vibration to the letter ‘g’.

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Genealogy of the movements of the letter ‘g’.

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Straws used to define multiple versions of the letter ‘T’.

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Straws used to define multiple versions of the letter ‘Y’.

Press

Talk — 09.05.2015 “Responsive Type – Interaction of type with the urban space”, 21. Leipziger Typotage 2015, Leipzig

Group Exhibition — 04.09.–31.01.2016 “GLOBALE – Infosphäre”, ZKM – Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe

Talk — 08.10.2015 Angelo Stitz: Responsive Type - Introducing Self-Adjusting Graphic Characters. Cyberworlds, 07.-09. October 2015, Visby, Sweden

PublicationMatthias Wölfel, Angelo Stitz: Responsive Type - Introducing Self-Adjusting Graphic Characters. Cyberworlds, 07.-09. October 2015, Visby, Sweden, p. 298-305. DOI: 10.1109/CW.2015.50

Talk — 28.11.2015 Symposium “Dynamic Type – Bewegtschriftgestaltung”, btk – University of Art and Design, Berlin

Feature — 2015/12 “KUNSTFORUM – International, #237: GLOBALE Renaissance 2.0: Der Mensch als Möglichkeitswesen, p. 86

PublicationAngelo Stitz, Matthias Wölfel: Reagierende Schriftzeichen. In: Sarah Diefenbach, Niels Henze, Martin Pielot (Hrsg.): Mensch und Computer 2015 Tagungsband, Stuttgart: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2015, ISBN 978-3-11-044334-9, p. 367-370.

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    Gift Wrap Paper #2: How can figures be used to make patterns?

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    Gift Wrap Paper #1: How can figures be used to create ornaments?

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    13 Character Disorders: How to visualise the different types of character disorders?

    Contact:

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    Type + Typography

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    Angelo Stitz
    Visual Language Researcher
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