“Graphic designers have always used typography to visually connote written language, conveying aspects like mood, personality and age.” A story by Alessio Laiso.
A face-to-face interview with Rui Abreu of R-Typography by Catherine Dixon. Published at Fontstand blog.
Nursultan Nazarbayev wrote in Kazakh language newspaper Egemen Kazakhstan that under government plans, all official documents, periodicals and books in Kazakh should be published in Latin letters by that date. (more…)
Eric Gill was one of the great British artists of the 20th century – and a sexual abuser of his own daughters. A new exhibition at Ditchling asks: how far should an artist’s life affect our judgment of their work? Read the story by Rachel Cooke, Guardian – The Observer.
While good typefaces have prodigious families of carefully related styles, some of the best typography builds unexpected relationships between unrelated fonts. A story by Jonathan Hoefler.
Geneva-based designer Mathieu Christe interviewed by Ryan Gerald Nelson about precision, looking back on the history of Swiss type design, inventing a portmanteau, the study of typewriter typefaces in criminal investigations, affordable means of publishing, and what to expect in the forthcoming issue of Footnotes.
In a candid and funny talk at the TDC, Victoria Rushton opened up about her need to fix stuff. A story by Caren Litherland.
Our interfaces are written, text being the interface, and typography being our main discipline. A guide by Viljami Salminen.
Cultivating an eye for typography can be challenging to designers first learning. TypeThursday sat down with Wenting Zhang, creator of TypeDetail, to talk about the steps in improving your typographic skills.
Monotype, Google and MIT AgeLab team up to research how we read at a glance. Read the whole story by