I recently read a book by Marie Boulanger who explores how typography perpetuates gender stereotypes. The designer highlights how bold and confident lettering is often associated with masculinity, while delicate and ornamental typography tends to be deemed feminine.
Unless you never use your phone or internet, you must have heard of people talking about A.I. Art — artificial intelligence that creates images or if you can say ‘art’, from textual descriptions. Here is a phrase that was entered into the software Midjourney: ‘Simpsons in the style of Tim Burton’ and this was the result:
With the news last week that HMV is launching 10 new stores, the question is – are they mad or onto something? TYC have dived into what’s behind this exciting retail news and what we can learn from this significant comeback.
Biking is hugely popular in the UK at the moment as people’s reluctance to go on public transport holds steady. The Netherlands, being way ahead of us as a nation that’s always been bike-friendly, have got one thing that we certainly don’t (yet!): dedicated bike garages.
That more people are exercising more frequently during lockdown is clear (59% of those who exercised once a week or less prior to social distancing are now exercising 4 times or more a week). But what’s less certain is whether they are seeing any desired results from this. Paradoxically, some of those who are running everyday may still be putting on weight and may even be becoming less fit than they were before.