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September 8, 2015 - Comments Off on Type hunting in Osor

Type hunting in Osor

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I was recently backpacking in the North-West region of Croatia, when I stumbled a little town called Osor in the island of Cres.

Osor is not a common touristic destination, and it might seem remarkably unremarkable even for Croatian people. However, I noticed countless embossed signs —with a population of 60, there’s probably more signs that people– with a typographic style I haven’t observed before.

All around the town you can find different signs set in a kind of Uncial type known as Church Slavic Typography in latin alphabet (almost exclusively found in cyrillic alphabet).

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March 9, 2015 - Comments Off on The importance of travelling

The importance of travelling

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“I want to urge you very strongly to travel as much as you can, and to evolve yourself as an internationalist. It's as important a part of your education as a radical as the reading of any book.”

― Christopher Hitchens, Letters to a Young Contrarian

This article is a short three parts essay that illustrates my personal experience travelling as a design student, and my findings on how travelling shapes the mind of a creative professional. The first part refers to my individual background, the second narrates an imaginary case study, and the third part brings thoughts to a conclusion.

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