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Craig Ellwood: The essence of architecture is the interrelation and interaction of mass, space, plane and line. The purpose of architecture is to enrich the joy and drama of living. The spirit of architecture is its truthfulness to itself: its clarity and logic with respect to its materials and structure.
Craig Ellwood: The essence of architecture is the interrelation and interaction of mass, space, plane and line. The purpose of architecture is to enrich the joy and drama of living. The spirit of architecture is its truthfulness to itself: its clarity and logic with respect to its materials and structure.
Craig Ellwood: The essence of architecture is the interrelation and interaction of mass, space, plane and line. The purpose of architecture is to enrich the joy and drama of living. The spirit of architecture is its truthfulness to itself: its clarity and logic with respect to its materials and structure.
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Building comes of age when it expresses its epoch. The constant change in technology demands a continuously maturing expression of itself. When technology reaches its fulfillment in perfect equilibrium with function, there is a transcendence into architecture.
Building comes of age when it expresses its epoch. The constant change in technology demands a continuously maturing expression of itself. When technology reaches its fulfillment in perfect equilibrium with function, there is a transcendence into architecture.
Building comes of age when it expresses its epoch. The constant change in technology demands a continuously maturing expression of itself. When technology reaches its fulfillment in perfect equilibrium with function, there is a transcendence into architecture.
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The truth about truth is it is — waiting for us to discover it. The consciousness of truth is not static, but ever progressively unfolding. We must strive for an intrinsic solution, not an extrinsic effect. Materials and methods will certainly change, but the basic laws of nature make finally everything timeless.
Architecture, by its own nature, must certainly be more than an expression of an idea. Art in architecture is not arbitrary stylism or ethereal symbolism, but rather the extent to which a building can transcend from the measurable into the immeasurable. The extent to which a building can evoke profound emotion.
Building comes of age when it expresses its epoch. The constant change in technology demands a continuously maturing expression of itself. When technology reaches its fulfillment in perfect equilibrium with function, there is a transcendence into architecture.
The truth about truth is it is — waiting for us to discover it. The consciousness of truth is not static, but ever progressively unfolding. We must strive for an intrinsic solution, not an extrinsic effect. Materials and methods will certainly change, but the basic laws of nature make finally everything timeless.
Architecture, by its own nature, must certainly be more than an expression of an idea. Art in architecture is not arbitrary stylism or ethereal symbolism, but rather the extent to which a building can transcend from the measurable into the immeasurable. The extent to which a building can evoke profound emotion.
Building comes of age when it expresses its epoch. The constant change in technology demands a continuously maturing expression of itself. When technology reaches its fulfillment in perfect equilibrium with function, there is a transcendence into architecture.
The truth about truth is it is — waiting for us to discover it. The consciousness of truth is not static, but ever progressively unfolding. We must strive for an intrinsic solution, not an extrinsic effect. Materials and methods will certainly change, but the basic laws of nature make finally everything timeless.
Architecture, by its own nature, must certainly be more than an expression of an idea. Art in architecture is not arbitrary stylism or ethereal symbolism, but rather the extent to which a building can transcend from the measurable into the immeasurable. The extent to which a building can evoke profound emotion.
Building comes of age when it expresses its epoch. The constant change in technology demands a continuously maturing expression of itself. When technology reaches its fulfillment in perfect equilibrium with function, there is a transcendence into architecture.
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The essence of architecture is the interrelation and interaction of mass, space, plane and line. The purpose of architecture is to enrich the joy and drama of living. The spirit of architecture is its truthfulness to itself: its clarity and logic with respect to its materials and structure.
The building is sculpture — and as such it possibly succeeds. But it does not truly succeed as architecture... Great architecture is primarily technique, and therefore a building must clearly reflect the order—the discipline — the measurable aspects of its being.
Mies, in his drawings, rarely allowed an interior partition to touch an interior wall, and this is what I tried to achieve. I know that Mies had it easy with the Farnsworth House, because there was one person who lived in the house.
The essence of architecture is the interrelation and interaction of mass, space, plane and line. The purpose of architecture is to enrich the joy and drama of living. The spirit of architecture is its truthfulness to itself: its clarity and logic with respect to its materials and structure.
The building is sculpture — and as such it possibly succeeds. But it does not truly succeed as architecture... Great architecture is primarily technique, and therefore a building must clearly reflect the order—the discipline — the measurable aspects of its being.
Mies, in his drawings, rarely allowed an interior partition to touch an interior wall, and this is what I tried to achieve. I know that Mies had it easy with the Farnsworth House, because there was one person who lived in the house.
The essence of architecture is the interrelation and interaction of mass, space, plane and line. The purpose of architecture is to enrich the joy and drama of living. The spirit of architecture is its truthfulness to itself: its clarity and logic with respect to its materials and structure.
The building is sculpture — and as such it possibly succeeds. But it does not truly succeed as architecture... Great architecture is primarily technique, and therefore a building must clearly reflect the order—the discipline — the measurable aspects of its being.
Mies, in his drawings, rarely allowed an interior partition to touch an interior wall, and this is what I tried to achieve. I know that Mies had it easy with the Farnsworth House, because there was one person who lived in the house.

Brando styles

Hairline
Extra Light
Light
Regular
Text
SemiBold
Bold
Black
Hairline Italic
Extra Light Italic
Light Italic
Regular Italic
Text Italic
SemiBold Italic
Bold Italic
Black Italic
Hairline
Hairline Italic
Extra Light
Extra Light Italic
Light
Light Italic
Regular
Regular Italic
Text
Text Italic
SemiBold
SemiBold Italic
Bold
Bold Italic
Black
Black Italic

Summary

Brando is a contemporary serif with humanist proportions, exploring the balance between mechanical and egyptian forms. It was originally inspired by a bank logotype proposal, then subsequently developed into the robust typeface it is today. The careful interaction of rigid and fluid strokes give Brando its modern appeal and sturdiness. The light styles of Brando assume the shape of an elegant slab-serif with open letterforms, while the heavier weights feature just the right amount of contrast to give it an even and comfortable texture in text. The distinctive Italics strike a harmonious balance between true Italics and Oblique with letterforms that are supple and vigorous alike.

The Brando family comes in eight weights — Hairline to Black — making it ideal for display settings as well as the rigorous demands of text. It is perfect for editorial and identity design work that need typographic distinction and flexibility. The comprehensive character set, including small caps, a variety of figure styles, fractions and mathematical symbols covers over forty languages and make Brando fit for complex typographic systems of all kinds.

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Design and images by the Bern University of the Arts and Studio Lorenz Tschopp, Zurich, Switzerland. The complete works of Alain Findeli, showcasing the Brando typeface published by Bold Monday.

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Arabic
Afrikaans
Albanian
Asu
Bashkir
Basque
Belarusian
Bemba
Bena
Bosnian
Breton
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Chechen
Chiga
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Danish
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French
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Interlingua
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Latvian
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Luo
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Makonde
Malagasy
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Morisyen
North Ndebele
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Portuguese
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