@scotty "When I was at collage Mac's came along but we were marked down for using them in out final pieces as they thought they were a bit of a gimmick and considered it cheating."
I got the opposite when I was doing my degree, we had a project in typography and it was to show hierarchy in a...
I googled "documentaries based around product design" and this appeared. https://blog.prototypr.io/8-design-documentaries-you-must-check-out-8a5930332222
Might not cover everything you're looking for but it does look like an interesting article. The Netflix show especially.
I've started using illustrator on the Cintiq and I find it works quite nicely, easier to create looser styles than with a mouse. I've also been using this bit of software a lot more recently too.
It even has fills that look like Letratone!
I think you'll be hard pushed to find a free alternative. The last company I was at trialled a couple of font management systems (none free unfortunately) and it came down to the extensis software as the best option. There were bugs and from the parts I was involved with it can be quite a...
I got the wacom cintiq 24HD about 4 years ago, a very nice piece of kit which I have been using a lot more recently. I did go through a stage initially of wondering whether I should have spent the £1600 on it or not. Now I'm glad I did. I've used Wacom products for around 20 years and generally...
As bigdave says go with a Mac Pro, enough power to handle your needs and still be able to connect to your Eizo. Rumours of a new Mac Pro on the horizon.