Trouble sleeping? Join me on September 28, 12:30pm (NYC time) for my little edition of the Herb Lubalin Lecture Series at Cooper Union, where I'll be rattling on about letterfitting. Specifically, how to translate the rather nebulous language we tend to use in conversation into something more concrete that we can make real comparisons with. The fouroneone below:
A couple of months ago I tooted looking for a vector grid-based editor. Nothing came up so we (Manufactura Independente) set out to make one.
It still has a set of kinks, but it's usable to the point that we've been using it to make a few designs.
We plan to release it in Feb/Mar under a free software copyleft license (AGPL). It runs on the browser with no server-side logic and no tracking.
If you'd like to try the beta and tell us about your experience, that'd be fab! Just reply to this toot and we'll get in touch.
Super cool extension to trace bitmap on Inkscape, using the centerline of stroke! Get it here:
Saw Eylul's presentation at #lgm it was really interesting.
Point was about her experiences with teaching students concepts instead of software, and in particular more about modifying tools and seeing the computer as one that can be modified too. Which was important when the students were doing something as technical as photography.
#libregraphics call for presentations is out:
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