From 16 June through 1 October, the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam will be showing the exhibition “Modernism: in print”. It is the first retrospective exhibition of modernism in Dutch graphic design.
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For anyone who is used to the Latin script, Cyrillic looks familiar and foreign at the same time – so many seemingly flipped Latin letters, a lowercase that looks more like small caps… A story by Krista Radoeva.
Sign painting is an art and a craft that has attracted and fascinated both designers and laypersons alike for decades. A story by Ilene Strizver.
TypeTogether just released Teo Tuominen’s Walter family, a kindly and commanding slab serif that’s ready for your next project.
Calcula is a display typeface that uses smart OpenType features to explore the space between lettering and typeface design, creating maze-like spaces between letters. Designed by by Shiva Nallaperumal, Typotheque.
Plus: How Apple, Facebook, Google, and more tech-world heavyweights describe their design jobs. A story by Lo Min Ming, Co Design.
Production Type was commissioned by Google Fonts to create a new typeface primarily intended for immersive reading, that is now available from GSuite, Google’s collaborative office-suite for documents, slides and spreadsheets. (more…)
Not just how to do it, but why it’s better than any other way. A tutorial by Jon Moore.
From Lettering Guides to CNC Plotters – the article by Florian Hardwig and Thomas Maier highlights some major steps in the historical development of lettering tools for drafting.