Articles tagged erik spiekermann

6 Jan 2009 // 3:15 AM

Independent Lens: Helvetica

Helvetica, the film's experts repeat, is sort of generic -- in the sense that it is familiar and enduring, making readers feel comfortable and reassured.

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23 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Give ‘Em Helvetica

The famed font aspires to eerie emptiness of meaning. Now, has it persuaded us to do the same?

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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