Ilene Strizver, founder of The Type Studio, explains the differences between parentheses, braces and brackets at Fontology.
The character set of a typeface includes a broad range of punctuation marks. Among them are parentheses, braces and brackets. These three pairs of symbols all serve to enclose additional information – words, numbers or symbols – generally not essential to the meaning of the sentence or paragraph. Although all three marks share this function, they have specialized usages as well.
Good news everyone, you can now get access to the Printed Pages archive online! Printed Pages is an art and design magazine which focusses on depth and discovery, combining engaging and accessible content with top-notch design values. (more…)
Brezel Grotesk, originally designed by Stefanie Preis in 2010, was recently refined and further developed by Milieu Grotesque. The revisited family comes in eight styles in total (four weights with corresponding italics), each style comprises an extended Latin character set and a number of basic OpenType features. (more…)
Another interview from the FontShop series Women in Design. Slávka Pauliková is a type designer born in Slovakia. She studied at the Type and Media masters course at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.
After graduating at the KABK Slávka Pauliková had the typeface she created at Type & Media quickly picked up by FontFont and released as FF Dora. She took some time out of her busy schedule to speak to us about eBooks and living all over the world.
Other Notable Font Releases of 2014 are part of the Typographica review “Our Favorite Typefaces of 2014”. In this section, there are notable fonts which didn’t make it to the main list.
Think of this collection as a sort of “editor’s picks”. These are the typefaces that I personally felt were worthy of selection — they just didn’t happen to be among the writers’ favorites.