Normal office workers have fun with photocopiers by mashing naked body parts onto them. Apparently, designers do, too. But in José Ernesto Rodriguez's case, the result was a beautiful typeface, not a firing offense. Rodriguez created "Handschrift" by pressing his palms and fingers onto the copier glass in various patterns. The grainy, photogram-like images became a set of 2-D letterforms with all the expressive, spontaneous appeal of modern sign language.
Providing a forum for women directors to engage with each other over leading governance issues, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Global Institute will convene in New York City for the first time ever this coming week. WCD is a global organization of over 1,000 women directors representing 1,200 companies from 32 chapters around the world.
It has been thirty-three years since I was thrown head first and feet kicking from the comforts of Xerox’s design lab into the world of brilliant psychologists and programmers working at Xerox PARC on the first touch-screen interface.