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interpunctie samples all.pdf

October 26th, 2011 · Tags: · · · · · · Comments Off on interpunctie samples all.pdf

From Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd November OSP went to contemplate the Bolwerk archives landscape from the window of Frans Masereel Centrum. As part of Bolwerk‘s residency, we were invited to propose a reading of Bolwerk’s material inbetween its punctuation. Linked to our actual and future projects, this journey also presented itself as a good […]

Acknowledgment

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 […]

As cool as it can be

January 14th, 2011 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on As cool as it can be

Fonzie benefits of the preparation for the next iteration of the (?)-annual Constant main event. With Tesseract (an OCR program and library), there’s a new friend around, the first meeting with Potrace was quite impressive, we can’t wait to see what will happen next. You can dowload the source code of Fonzie with Git on […]

Text engine القطع الأثرية

November 15th, 2010 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on Text engine القطع الأثرية

On the way to a new text engine, the nice things that will be lost. As of revision 15877, Scribus displays severals paragraphs, fully shaped and featured, but remains uncertain of where to put them. The Scribus/OIF project goes on, aiming, among other things, to make graphic designers a bit less nervous.

Nancy → Poitiers

November 6th, 2010 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Nancy → Poitiers

After we turned the simplest design into a complicated process involving Fontforge, Subversion, Scribus Python scripter, PoDoFo, glue and good wills, the Dingbats Liberation Fest font (rev.106) is now visible in good company (DejaVu for the closer and some  amazing pieces of art around) at make art – in between design festival.

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.

Hello I’m NANCY ♥

March 28th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · Comments Off on Hello I’m NANCY ♥

3 days, 327 kilometers, 6 liters of Cube Cola Libre and 54 commits later … Please meet NANCY (a new OSP-software project), download the Dingbat Liberation font (DLFo) and much more at: http://ospublish.constantvzw.org/nancy Re-thinking Miscellaneous Symbols: Flêche grasse à pointe arondie vers la droite?

Contour book one

March 5th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · · Comments Off on Contour book one

Last sunday we drawed a book. 675 417 km2 pour Luce contour lines of France scale 1:385142 interval : 30 m strokes : 0.05 pt 16 binded sections cover : green cardboard 300 g + clothed back single copy Sur base des élévations au pas de 250m proposées au téléchargement par l’I.G.N. France. Calcul des […]