I was lately stumbling into NodeBox, Python-based creative code “out-of-the-box” for Mac OS X, and I really love the workflow. Instant code-based drawing in seconds (I think most of you know NodeBox already). While I was inspecting the libraries, I came about RoboFab, some “Python code for manipulation and storage of font and glyph related data“. And they had a very nice introduction on their site, where Erik van Blokland from LettError gives a talk about this tool.

The opening of the presentation is a theory-topic. It is about “Why make new tools?“. This is worth watching. Although, the presentation is also nothing new (it was recorded over a half year ago) I thought: Well, why not share this content? And here it is:

Blog, Research and Theory - Date published: December 8, 2009 | 1 Comment

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  1. max said:

    node-box is pretty cool, especially because it outputs vector data that you can use in print for example!

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