Posts Tagged ‘Typography

Jewish Circle Calendar came to Print for High Holidays Time moves in circles, not only in lines. The Hebrew Circle Calendar offers a new old path for the Jewish year–new in its contemporary design. Download a sample of the month of Elul here. When we remember that every month is a full cycle of the […]

It’s become a tradition: every year, a group of more than 40 Israeli artists comes together and creates a new haggadah. They follow only two rules: 1) Each artist creates only a single page 2) The artists must use the standard Haggadah text The result? A volume that entertains and surprises every time you turn […]

From Sagmeister & Walsh: The Jewish Museum is located in a beautiful seven-story mansion in the Upper East side of Manhattan. It is the preeminent museum in the United States devoted to art and Jewish culture. The Jewish Museum has a renowned collection of 30,000 objects that is among the three largest of its kind […]

Hidden Text Messages

28, Jun 2012

 A review of the Text Messages: Recent Work by Joshua Abarbanel exhibiting at the Zena and Pauline Gatov Gallery at the Alpert Jewish Community Center of Long Beach from June 1–July 15, 2012. “Judaism has always regarded Hebrew as a sacred language, the medium of divine communication. For millennia, its sages and mystics have taught that the letters are no ordinary vehicle […]

By Ellen Shapiro for PrintMag “If I touch the letters, I think and I hope that people will be touched by them.” So said Israeli graphic and type designer Oded Ezer yesterday in a 1.5 hour Skype interview with me about The New American Haggadah, published this month by Little, Brown and Company. Hundreds, maybe thousands, of haggadot  — books containing […]

Letters Lost and Found

24, Feb 2011

By Tablet Magazine | Tweet Type designer Scott-Martin Kosofsky explains the creation of Le Bé, his new digitization of a beautiful 16th-century Hebrew typeface. It debuts in The Selected Poems of Yehuda Halevi, a Nextbook Press e-book published this week. Letters lost and found from Tablet Magazine on Vimeo. When type designer Scott-Martin Kosofsky set […]