Meet Alejandro Lo Celso from Córdoba, Argentina. Creative Characters is the MyFonts newsletter dedicated to people behind the fonts.
Typography.Guru is a new online community around the field of typography. Published by Ralf Herrmann and modeled after Typografie.info, a German community site successfully running since 2001.
There’s a good story behind it, but here’s a big hint: the dollar sign isn’t a dollar sign. It’s a peso sign. Read the full story at the Observation Deck.
Good typography uses smart quotes, not dumb quotes. Learn how to use smart quotes and proper punctuation at Smart Quotes for Smart People.
TNW Blog features a review of the beta version of Affinity Photo by Hands on: Affinity Photo throws down the gauntlet to Photoshop, at least on the Mac.:
Briefcase offers original Czech typefaces by authors, who may not wish to set up their own type foundry for the purpose of publishing their fonts. It profiles itself as an independent type foundry, which is be able to offer a wide range of unique fonts, thanks to its extensive author portfolio. (more…)
A book Editorial Design – Digital and Print by Cath Caldwell and Yolanda Zappaterra is a comprehensive guide to the traditional and digital skills that a designer will need for a future career in visual journalism today.
27 fonts (give or take) that explain your world, or rather “27 ways that letters themselves, and not what they say, explain your world”, writes Danielle Kurtzleben for Vox.com.
Nataly Birch compiled a list of 25 free mock-ups to make your presentations easy. Because the first impression counts. Published at Noupe.