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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 […]

When Free Culture infiltrates art and design fields…

December 5th, 2010 · Tags: · 2 Comments

We are always thrilled when we see design projects around free culture. Lately the blog Manystuff has enlightened a lot of this kind of projects, either on/with Open Source or around free of charge culture, public domain… Here is a summary: Free Kevin — A Hacker screening series — Can’t find the torrent link anymore… […]

Gender Art Net – Folding step

April 12th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · · · · 1 Comment

Gender Art Net poster is now ready for folding. Project presentation and workshop – Berlin – April 16-17 _2010 (more coming) 1000 posters – A2 recto black – verso CMYK 1 plis horizontal – 4 zig zag + 1 roulé

Launching OSP-works

March 8th, 2010 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on Launching OSP-works

5 years of Free, Libre and Open Source design experiments. Now available in chronological order: http://ospublish.constantvzw.org/works

Feature or bug?

February 4th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · · 3 Comments

The FLOSS+Art book is finally rolling off the print-on-demand press and in the spirit of the kinds of practices described in the book, GOTO10 distributes our ‘source files’ as a bittorrent:1 Rather than just providing a “free” PDF, FLOSS+Art.v1.1.eBook-GOTO10 is also available and contains all the Fonts, Images, PDF and Scribus source files that were […]

BIS.ArtShaker

February 1st, 2009 · Tags: · · · · · Comments Off on BIS.ArtShaker

BIS.ArtShaker

Our friend and Dj Athome just recieved a new logotype for his inspiring radioshow. We asked artist ROGER3000 to do calligraphy for. Rough, spontaneous and good style 😉 Digitalisation using XSane Image Scanner, and image correction in Gimp. BIS-ARTSHAKER is being played by DJ ATHOME aka HOPHEAD and guests every wednesday 20:30-22:00 at Radio Panik […]

Logo Galore

January 10th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · · · 2 Comments

Logo Galore

Lots of work going on the OSP Studio. Here are few of our recent production: = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Logo for Le Vecteur Cultural space in Charleroi city Button version: This logo that can be adapted in multiform patterns: = = = = […]

Free Poster!

July 17th, 2008 · Tags: · · · 2 Comments

← We printed this A1 poster to launch our first free font NotCourier-sans – it explains how it was made and why (and it is also our way of paying homage to FontForge). If you want to receive a copy, please send an e-mail to: ivan at textzi.net with ‘NotCourier-sans poster’ in the subject header […]

Sapins-sapins by hand

June 23rd, 2008 · Tags: · · · 2 Comments

Sapins-sapins by hand

Pavillion du Bonheur Provisoire

April 16th, 2008 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Pavillion du Bonheur Provisoire

Opening tomorrow! Signage for The Pavilion of Provisionary Happiness by OSP. The font will be released under an open license soon. More images: http://ospublish.constantvzw.org/image/?level=album&id=7

Voilà!

November 18th, 2007 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Voilà!

The Adventure Continues

November 11th, 2007 · Tags: · · · · 3 Comments

(A post for readers with some F/LOSS stamina)

Multiplication of liberation

September 17th, 2007 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Multiplication of liberation

OSP is testing Liberation Mono in an invitation for an exhibition in Brussels: (Inkscape, Gimp and Scribus)

Odessa 12″ released!

September 17th, 2007 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on Odessa 12″ released!

Odessa 12″ released!

No it’s not a new software, it’s a record OSP contributed to, using inkscape and gimp… Proud to announce another printed matter on a great maxi.

Mute: now available in Free Software

September 16th, 2007 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Mute: now available in Free Software

Mute Vol 2 #6 – Living in a Bubble: Credit, debt and crisis is out! After a few months of testing and trying, the work flow of the entire magazine was converted to Free Software (OpenOffice, Inkscape, Gimp and Scribus on Kubuntu and Ubuntu systems) and… with succes. Read low-graphic pdf’s online or order your […]

DIN – Das Ist Norm – III

June 25th, 2007 · Tags: · · · 1 Comment

Schablonenschrift A – Din1451 – August 1949 Inkscape drawing.

Tea for Tiles

June 6th, 2007 · Tags: · · · 1 Comment

Good way to practice softwares is getting jobs done for friends. This week, Maluka, an excellent, enthusiasming and courageous organic shop (placed at the corner of our office street, which helps!), asked us to design them a logo and cards. Here is the proposal, using Vera Sans Serif and Inkscape, and specifically its magic “clone […]

Smooth curves drawing font revolution?

May 7th, 2007 · Tags: · · 2 Comments

Spiro is a toolkit for curve design, especially font design, created by Raph Levien. It is a smooth alternative to the wide known Bézier curves… It is VERY impressive using.

Out of the veil

April 28th, 2007 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Out of the veil

250 cm2 of printed matters OSP visit card have been delivered. They look bright! The file delivered to the printer was a PDF from inkscape. It seems that the SVG suffered of a RGB to CYMK conversion which altered a bit the colors. All colors were based on 100% of magenta and/or cyan and/or yellow […]

Soundscape goes Inkscape

April 27th, 2007 · Tags: · · · · Comments Off on Soundscape goes Inkscape

The new maxi vynil from Odessa is about to be send to production. We worked on the label design yesterday and inkscape’s “clone generator” feature did the difference. It was the perfect tool to render an electronic disco ball – and type, evoking the minimal dance pop of the music and the complexity of the […]

Tigrrrrrrrrrrre!!!

March 20th, 2006 · Tags: · · Comments Off on Tigrrrrrrrrrrre!!!

Le Tigre, here, is not the translation of a Mac os in french, nor a No-Wave grrrrl band. It’s a brand new generalist weekly french magazine that released its first issue 3 days ago. The big thing here is that this mag is entirely set on Scribus, and proove by fact that this FLOSS can […]

Inkscape Poster

February 22nd, 2006 · Tags: · · 1 Comment

Inkscape Poster

Poster done with Inkscape, the context is the visit of Bob Stein at the Jan Van Eyck Academie Thursday 23 February, 15:00 The Jan Van Eyck Academie kindly invites you to: The Tomorrow Book Robert Stein presentation