“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.
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.