Category Archives: typographic grid

Copenhagen and Hopenhagen goes Nopenhagen

The Copenhagen climate change summit gave the world hope that global warming would be addressed in an unprecedented way by the world leaders. In the end the deal signed was weak and felt short of what most of us where … Continue reading

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What type of life shall we have?

This is another great photograph from NASA. With pictures like this designing something is soooo easy!!!! Since COP15 is on the run I thought I might show how life on this planet hangs from (literally) a thin blue line. On … Continue reading

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2010 Calendar done with the Complex Grid

This is the Whatype 2010 Calendar. I’ve done using the Complex Grid. It’s almost an year since I’ve posted the article for this kind of grid and it has had a lot of views. I thought that making something using … Continue reading

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Freedom and Bobby McGee

I’ve always liked this sentence from the song ‘Me and Bobby McGee’. I really love the version that Janis Joplin sang. So here it is a small type and grid play I’ve made from this song. Hope you like it. … Continue reading

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Trial&Error

Here at whatype we’ve been working on a new project. It’s going to be a digital publication, the idea behind is that each issue tells one or two stories at the same time. We’ll invite both a photographer or illustrator … Continue reading

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It’s always about the music

This is a set of posters I’ve done about 4 different albums that where (are) really important for me and my loving of music. Each one was discovered in a different time of my life and showed me something more, … Continue reading

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Time asked time… (o tempo perguntou ao tempo…)

This is a Portuguese small text that plays around with words. In a ‘free’ translation it goes something like this: Time has asked time, how much time does time has. Time has answered time, that time has as much time … Continue reading

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Complex grid template

13/11/2009 – I’ve made a 2010 Calendar using the Complex Grid and I’ve explained it step by step. You can check that article here. I hope you like it Antonio Carusone from The Grid System was very kind to post … Continue reading

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In what type of mess are we in right now?

About 5 months ago, Pedro asked me to collaborate for his project. Due to the lack of time (and forgetfulness :-P), I wasn’t able to complete it until now. The only thing i could say about this piece is that … Continue reading

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The Complex Grid

13/11/2009 – I’ve made a 2010 Calendar using the Complex Grid and I’ve explained it step by step. You can check that article here. I hope you like it Karl Gerstner designed this grid for his work on the CAPITAL … Continue reading

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