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From Ink to Pixel and Beyond...

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From Ink to Pixel and Beyond...

  1. 1. From Ink to Pixel,<br />and Beyond…<br />
  2. 2. The written word…<br />
  3. 3. The invention of writing, <br />the answer to a<br />“supervening social necessity”?<br />
  4. 4. supervening social necessity<br />“Why are many ‘inventions’ created more or less simultaneously by technologists who had no contact with each other?” <br />Brian Winston<br />
  5. 5. The printed word…<br />
  6. 6. The printing press, <br />a “disruptive innovation”?<br />
  7. 7. Low-end Innovation<br />“occurs when existing products are ‘too good’ and hence overpriced relative to the value existing customers can use.”<br />Clayton Christensen<br />
  8. 8. The typed word…<br />
  9. 9. Web Typography, a Victimof the Law of Suppression?<br />
  10. 10. How do YOU<br />See the Future of<br />Typography?<br />
  11. 11. Credits<br />Presentation by KatiaFarage | katiaf@uw.edu<br />CC share-and-share alike, non-commercial use<br />Slide 1: “new font in progess” by vintageglasses. Image retrieved on Feb 25, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/27491954@N06/3349753448/<br />Slide 2-3: “The Magura cave” by PlamenStoev . Image retrieved on Feb 25, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/plamenstoev/1183490366/<br />Slide 3: A. Frutiger. (1983). “Water signl” Image scanned from Des Signes et des Hommes, Editions Delta & SPES, Lausanne.<br />Slide 4: “16th century printing press…” by TamlynLeigh . Image retrieved on Feb 25, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/tamlynleigh/3634251567/<br />Slide 5: “Book” by no typographic man. . Image retrieved on Feb 25, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/kusamakura/2413733274/<br />Slide 6: “Green Typography” by bluestvenus . Image retrieved on Feb 25, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/venus/1274658/<br />Slide 7: “Slide | Web Typography Panel” by quasarkitten . Image retrieved on Feb 25, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/quasarkitten/3355377438/<br />Slide 8: “Matrix Code” by My Melting Brain. Image retrieved on Feb 25, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/trinity-of-one/20562069/<br />

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