Rapid Proto Type
Creative Review, creativereview.co.uk

Ark­i­ty­po is a col­lab­o­ra­tive research project between Ravens­bourne and design stu­dio john­son banks that aims to push the lim­its of rapid pro­to­typ­ing tech­nol­o­gy in the cre­ation of a 3D alpha­bet

Ravens­bourne asked john­son banks…

Type Matters!
Gavin Lucas, creativereview.co.uk

Uni­ver­si­ty graph­ics lec­tur­er Jim Williams’ A4 Type Mat­ters! book­let, orig­i­nal­ly cre­at­ed to hand to his stu­dents, has been expand­ed and is set to be pub­lished in April as a notebook-style 160 page, faux leather cov­ered book (Mer­re…

A liquid crystal display
Mark Sinclair, creativereview.co.uk

Pris­mat­i­ca is a new project by artist Kit Web­ster in which a series of pyramid-shaped crys­tals are fixed to an LCD screen and ‘mapped’ with a geo­met­ric animation…

Web­ster uploaded two min­utes worth of footage from the new work to Vime…

TypeButter makes it easy for anyone to kern their Web typography
Harrison Weber, thenextweb.com

The web has his­tor­i­cal­ly been a messy place for typog­ra­phy. Only recent­ly have embed­ded fonts become a pop­u­lar tech­nique, but browsers are still behind on type pre­sen­ta­tion and flex­i­bil­i­ty.

This is why jQuery has been a god­sen…

Feadship unveils Superyacht concept Project Qi
luxuo.com

At the 2012 Dubai show, Fead­ship will show­case the lat­est Fead­ship Future Con­cept called Qi (scale model only) which was unveiled at the 2011 Mona­co Yacht Show.

The 56 meter (183.75 ft) con­cept yacht is named after the Asian con­cept for …

LVMH Debuts M Class Princess Superyachts
luxuo.com

LVMH acquired UK-based yacht builder Princess Yachts in 2008 and they are now enter­ing the supery­acht sec­tor with the launch of the first of their M class ves­sels.

The first model in the series, the 32M, was unveiled at the Lon­don Boat Show…

RT @Luxuo: LVMH Debuts M Class Princess Superyachts http://flpbd.it/cdKWr [Best Of The Best 2011] @PrincessYachts #luxury

Fabergé To Launch E-Commerce Website‎
luxuo.com

Fabergé, icon­ic mas­ter jew­el­er, brings its lega­cy into the 21st cen­tu­ry with a new state-of-the-art online bou­tique, launch­ing April 16th, 2012.

Clients are invit­ed to dis­cov­er the fas­ci­nat­ing world of Fabergé online, explor­ing i…

H&M To Launch Luxury Brand?
Hayley Phelan, fashionista.com

Appar­ent­ly work­ing with high-fashion design­er labels like Ver­sace and Marni has rubbed off on H&M: The fast fash­ion retail­er is report­ed­ly work­ing on a lux­u­ry brand, WWD is report­ing.

The new brand would be more expen­sive th…

Converse Chuck Taylor Premium
coolhunting.com

Plac­ing a twist on an icon­ic style with­out mess­ing with its supreme­ly clas­sic appeal, Con­verse upgrades the Chuck Tay­lor by wrap­ping the high tops in ultra-rich leather. The Chuck Tay­lor Pre­mi­ums get a sub­tle but sig­nif­i­cant boost…