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.
TypeThursday talks to Aleksandra Samulenkova ahead of her upcoming workshop “Introduction to Cyrillic”.
During her talk at Typo Berlin conference, Zosia Oslislo announced the second edition of the book on Central European diacritics is now available.
Inline styles were popular companions of upright weights in geometric sans families of the late 1920s and early 1930s. A story by Ferdinand Ulrich.
“A love letter to letterforms, launched to celebrate our love of type and the craft behind making it, as well as our 20th birthday this year.” Learn more about the new TypeNotes magazine at Fontsmith’s website.
Designed by Chermayeff & Geismar and reissued as a hardcover book printed in 14 Pantone colors. Support this Kickstarter project by Jesse Reed & Hamish Smyth.
“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.