Open Source Publishing – Graphic Design Caravan

Author: Alexandre

PZI final show

June 28th, 2011 · · Comments Off on PZI final show

This Friday, opening of the final show of the Piet Zwart Institute Master Media and Communication: Networked Media. There, you can get this year’s catalogue we were proud to design as alumnis! Flyers and catalogues made only with free software (more about the process very soon!). Friday 1st of July 19.00 to 23.00 Roodkapje, 119-133 […]

Balsa : ConTeXt the sequel

June 25th, 2011 · · Comments Off on Balsa : ConTeXt the sequel

En février Monica et Fabien du Théâtre de la Balsamine sont arrivés chez Speculoos, et deux heures après ils sont repartis, sans même vraiment le savoir, avec en plus OSP et stdin. Pierre a senti d’une part qu’une hétérogéneïté de pratiques graphiques serait mieux à même de rendre compte de la tentative d’involution du projet […]


June 21st, 2011 · · 1 Comment

“I think it is impossible to copyright empty space” (Pierre H quotes Pierre M) We received different responses to our open letter to Monotype that we posted here and on Typophile. Actually, we did get a reply from MonoType’s lawyer, acknowledging our letter, and asking us to identify ourselves as a legal body. We responded […]

./configure && make art

October 26th, 2010 · · Comments Off on ./configure && make art

The 2010 edition of the Make Art festival will take place at Maison de l’Architecture in Poitiers, France, from the 4th to 7th of November. This year theme is in-between design: rediscovering collaboration in digital art. OSP will give a small lecture and be part of the exhibition with the project Nancy, an installation for […]

Speak my language

July 6th, 2010 · · 1 Comment

A couple of  days ago I was looking at the OSP blog trackback list and discovered the Fork/Memo blog.  It documents the work of Lafkon studio. Lafkon is Christoph Haag and Benjamin Stephan — two graphic designers working with unconventional tools for graphic design, including Latex and shell scripts among others Unix commands, to make […]

Kick out the jam

June 14th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · Comments Off on Kick out the jam

7 OSP funky geeky sheeps players inTypogravieh lebt’s trailer. Vielen Dank Martin & the typovieh-team. Our Bauhaus typo symposium was more than leben.

please computer | make me design

June 11th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · Comments Off on please computer | make me design

LG-school — the LGM appetizer — has been the occasion for us (Ivan, Ludi, Steph and Alex) to give a second workshop on fun command-line poster generation. This workshop was intended to introduce graphic designers to a completely different paradigm (the command-line) than the one they are usually used to (the graphical user interface, or even […]