Author: DRMLTPN

  • FVS Weekly Nr. 63

    Dear Flexible System Designers,  My Elisava Master students are giving you insights into our Systemic Type Design class and their type development processes: https://flexiblevisualsystems.info/resources/interviewelisava2024/ This is especially valuable for everyone who made the Modular Type Design course: https://flexiblevisualsystems.info/courses/modular-type/ Have a great week!Martin 

  • FVS Weekly Nr. 62

    Dear Flexible System Designers,  I have a new lesson from the Foundation Course for you: https://flexiblevisualsystems.info/courses/foundation/identityvsimage/ In this lesson, I am talking about the different components of an Identity and how in the end it is the Image that counts, not the Identity.  Have a great week!Martin 

  • Special Announcement! Coding Systems Online Workshop

    Due to popular demand, Tim and I are hosting a repeat of our Coding Systems workshop, originally held last fall in Barcelona, now offered as an online workshop accessible to all. We’ve carefully selected a time slot to accommodate participants across various time zones. Learn more about the workshop and secure your spot by signing…

  • FVS Weekly Nr. 61

    Dear Flexible System Designers,  I had the pleasure to interview Barbara Cadorna, a designer from NYC. Barbara wrote an article called “What Kirby Can Teach Us About Flexible Visual Systems” at the end of last year. The metaphor she used to explain my FVS model intrigued me so much, that I had to know how…

  • Breaking News! New Community Game!

    Next Monday, the 5th of February is FVS Tool Appreciation Day! We are going to have fun with Grant Custers Etch tool: https://etch.constraint.systems Post your experiments in your feed with the hashtag #fvstoolappreciationday and tag the developer who gave us this wonderful tool. <3 <3 <3 !!!

  • FVS Weekly Nr. 60

    Dear Flexible System Designers,  I have been working on the Foundation Course and released the first two lessons. Even if you are already a pro and even if you have read my book, you will find new thoughts around identities I just developed recently.  I don’t know about you, but my brain is slow and…

  • FVS Weekly Nr. 59

    Dear Flexible System Designers,  It’s been a year since I published my first online course on www.flexiblevisualsystems.info. Over this year, I’ve developed six courses comprising more than 50 lessons, alongside 20 articles, interviews, and over 50 newsletters. This juncture prompts a reassessment to clarify what makes sense teaching in the future—and perhaps more crucially—what does…

  • FVS Weekly Nr. 58

    Dear Flexible System Designers,  as you already know from the lectures I gave last fall, I consider you the 21st-century designers, and the rise of AI last year made this even clearer to me. While spending some time in London I wrote an article for the biggest German design magazine PAGE about design and AI,…

  • FVS Weekly Nr. 57

    Dear Flexible System Designers,  I wrote a new article. This time I wrote about Coding Systems. I won’t tell you much about it in this newsletter. Only so much, it is not just an article about the past, present, and future of Coding Systems, but in general about what I believe is important when founding…

  • FVS Weekly Nr. 56

    Happy New Year, Flexible System Designers! 🎉  Starting the year off strong with a brand-new lesson in the “Grid as Transformational Tools” course! Today, I won’t keep you long—after all, post-celebration recovery might be in order. Wishing you all an amazing beginning to this promising year ahead. Here’s to a lesson filled with joy and…