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Adjustment of a bone under the skin

June 25th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · · · 1 Comment

Last LGM and its typographic excitements has brought the DIN – Das Ist Norm – Loch Ness project to the surface of the Saint Laurent river again in a discussion with Denis Jacquerye from Deja Vu. Back in Brussels, we meet Denis in the temporary OSP Studio at Rue de la Senne to begin to […]

OSP full scale in Beaubourg

March 18th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · · · · · 5 Comments

OSP full scale in Beaubourg

As a side effect of the BPI/cinéma du réel festival, OSP has been asked to “perform” the program map in full scale in the Centre Georges Pompidou main hall, where the festival occurs. The map is a derivative from the printed one, folded into the brochure. It networks the festival selected movies and the subjective […]

Edit: Norms, formats and supports

January 25th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · Comments Off on Edit: Norms, formats and supports

Edit: Norms, formats and supports

5 to 7 March, Bordeaux We’re preparing a journey to Bordeaux, France where OSP will contribute to the conference Edit: Norms, formats and supports with a workshop and a lecture. From the conference description: “Signs and pictograms which organize the flow of movement in cities and towns according to graphic “pie charts” and other diagrams, […]


March 31st, 2008 · Tags: · · · · 6 Comments

Pandora’s Standardised Box Kommando OSP Pierre and Harrisson spent a few days this February in Berlin to explore the DIN project further. http://ospublish.constantvzw.org/image/index.php?level=album&id=10

Open DIN: Das Ist Norm

November 2nd, 2006 · Tags: · · 13 Comments

What does it mean, when a typeface is released in the public domain? What are the legal issues surrounding typography? How can a font be generated collaboratively, using open source software? What does it mean, an open standard and how can such a standard fit different contexts? To get our hands into these and many […]