A Typographic Overview (In Seven Minutes) on PBS Arts’ “Off Book” Web Video Series

PBS recently launched, Off Book a web-only series from PBS Arts that expands the definition of art. Check out this short film below, which focuses on the relevance of typography, featuring famous typeface designers Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones, graphic designers Paula Scher and Eddie Opara and infographic designers Julia Vakser and Deroy Peraza (in less than seven minutes!).

For more great web videos, check out FIDMDigitalArts.com’s two series Take 5 and In the Lab.


PBS Offbook Series: Typography
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Author: Mani O'Brien

Mani O’Brien is the Online Editor for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog and the Social Media Marketing Manager for FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in print journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2006, and Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design (Professional Designation) at FIDM in 2010. When she’s not brainstorming social media marketing ideas or writing about the graphic design and digital media, she enjoys practicing yoga, reading magazines, and hanging out with friends and family in Los Angeles.

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