NOTE / 2012-04-11

Typeradio

Typeradio

Binnenland. Now we are talking. The interview we did at 20Xplus in Munich last spring has gone online at Typeradio. Typeradio is a Micro FM broadcast, a MP3 internet radio stream and a podcast station. Typeradio was initiated in 2004 DBXL, LoveLiza and Underware.

LECTURES / 2012-03-28

TYPO Talk

TYPO Talk

As part of their ON-TYPE exhibition, the Gutenberg-Museum in Mainz will hold a two-day lecture series entitled TYPO TALK on March 21 and 28, 2012. The lecture series will help illustrate the work of type designers and their processes, all the way from the creation of new typeface concepts to their final uses on screen and in print. Binnenland is invited as one of three speakers to present on the 28st their current work on the new typeface Korpus Grotesk.

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NOTE / 2012-03-01

New Address

New Address

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LECTURES / 2011-12-20

In der Aula

In der Aula

Everything is linked to anything, something or nothing:
In der Aula / is a lecture series at the Fachklasse Grafik in Lucerne, Switzerland about different topics within visual communication such as design, art, history, semiology. We talk about limits, latitudes, liberties, licences and letters.

SPECIMEN / 2011-11-09

Contextualized type specimen No 2

Contextualized type specimen No 2

Die Idylle ist perfekt: This expanded typographical dialog was inspired by the Relevant typeface we designed in 2007 and revised in 2011. Two separate special invitations were extended. Manuel Burgener has created a sculptural intervention. Raum (Sabine Kronenberg & Lars Mischkulnig) laid out a narrative, relevant approach. Arranged and printed, these offhanded and facile works appear as parts of an added intellectual value.

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DEVELOPMENT / 2011-10-20

About the Relevant Typeface

About the Relevant Typeface

A sample of the Record Gothic typeface in Ben Rosen’s specimen book ‘Typos – Das Grosse Buch der Druckschriften’ from the early 1960s provided the starting point for the development of our Relevant. Particularly the medium-wide, normal-weight font was of interest as it appears fairly clean and settled compared to other font weights. Record Gothic was designed in 1927 by Robert Hunter Middelton for Ludlow Typograph Company.

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LECTURES / 2011-04-15

oder aber auch

oder aber auch

20plusX Typography-symosium at Munich University, Department of Design. Concerning the topic 'Umbruch' [turn, change, wrap, break], Binnenland shows how out of banal facts deepened examinations follows, or how transformation-defects, aberrations and imprecisions of any kind be impulsive for the creative process.

SPECIMEN / 2010-01-14

Contextualized type specimen No 1

Contextualized type specimen No 1

The title of this first issue 'The result is constantly influenced by the technologies' relates to technical interfaces. This applies to the photographic work 'Res' that we invited Pascal Petignat and Martin Scholz-Jakszus to create, and also to the Korpus font developed in 2009.

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EXHIBITIONS / 2010-01-10

Bestform 2010

Bestform 2010

The result is constantly influenced by the technologies: 'Korpus' font developing, binnenland – Mischler & Thoenen, 2009 in context to 'Res' photographic work of Pascal Petignat and Martin Scholz-Jakszus Chemiegebinde 05 – Rodinal 125ml, 2007

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DEVELOPMENT / 2008-02-17

About the Blender Typeface

About the Blender Typeface

Blending in linguistics means mixing parts, also called morphemes, the smallest meaningful units in terms of form and content. The smallest units in the ‘Blender’ font are defined segments resulting from blending two fonts. Segments were cut from these generated hybrid forms and were re-assembled, recombined as new characters over its underlying strict construction grid. The font follows a rational principle but retains a reticently soft look with its formal conditions.

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