Open Source Publishing – Graphic Design Caravan

Author: Eric

What’s the Matter with Cooperation @ BUDA

May 27th, 2016 · · No Comments

What can we learn about our current society by looking at the increasing production of art works that are made in cooperation with their audience? And in reverse, how does the general raise of cooperative activism in the society influence the arts? The art centre BUDA, located in the West Flemish city of Kortrijk, organised a three day festival […]

README.OSP: Exhibition @ Une Saison Graphique

May 7th, 2016 · · No Comments

As part of the yearly Design Festival Une Saison Graphique, and in collaboration with l’École Supérieure d’Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, OSP would like to invite you to its exhibition README.OSP! It has been 10 years since the first public OSP blog post, and README.OSP takes the opportunity to reflect on the potential of a […]

Workshop Up Pen Down

October 9th, 2015 · · 1 Comment

Up Pen Down – Huppe Plume Tonne is a workshop linking typography and performance. It is a collaboration between OSP and choreographer Adva Zakai, and you are invited to participate! The workshop will take place Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of October in the Balsamine theatre, Brussels. On the 25th the doors will be open […]

A new home for OSP

October 6th, 2015 · · No Comments

In what might be a some-what surprising move (even to ourselves) OSP has taken up offices in the World Trade Center. Do not hesitate to pass by! Send us a mail, and we will meet you in the lobby! Or write us a letter at: Avenue Roi Albert II / Koning Albert II laan 30, […]

Up Pen Down, 2012/2013 invited designers at the ESAD Valence Grenoble

October 6th, 2013 · · No Comments

After Metahaven (2008/2009), Åbäke (2009/2010), Paul Elliman (2010/2011) and LUST (2011/2012), OSP are honoured to join the ESAD’s program as invited designers, giving workshops throughout the first semester.

Upcoming Public Meets

September 28th, 2012 · · No Comments

OSP Meets OSP Public meets is where we talk of talking internal affairs in public, where we share a space to show and tell on open source graphic design practice with all who are interested. We start at 18:00, we open up the discussion at 19:30 and we drink+dance from 21:00 onwards. When October 8th, […]

OSP Meet #2

February 15th, 2012 · · 1 Comment

This Monday 20th of February Our first public OSP-meet was a success and we are expanding on the formula. Instead of just discussing the work of OSP, we invite you to bring on the table any graphic design project that involves or has been produced with free / libre / open source software. We start […]

Warming up the house

October 11th, 2011 · · Comments Off on Warming up the house

Housewarming October 14th 15:00 onwards / Constant Variable / Rue Gallait 80 Brussels The 19th century town house at Rue Gallait 80 is now known as Constant Variable. For three years, it will house an arts lab for free, libre and open source software. Next to the Open Source Publishing studio, there is an open […]


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 […]