The story of Arabic Type Design – Beirut
Read about the intensive program entirely dedicated to Arabic type design. By Lara Captan & Kristyan Sarkis.
The best new typefaces of 2016 (so far, anyway)
Print magazine polled an array of experts to get their take on the best of the best so far. The chosen faces include Hoefler & Co.’s Operator, Grilli Type’s GT Eesti, Commercial Type’s Action Condensed, and eight others.
7 UX design trends to watch out for in 2017
“Without much ado, here are the hottest trends we feel are rocking the high streets of web design to the red carpet of mobile app experience, we’ve got all of them for you.” Text by Pankaj, Inkoniq blog.
Punctuation series – the pilcrow
Fernando Mello explains the pilcrow or paragraph symbol, also known as the alinea or blind P. It is used to represent individual paragraphs in a piece of text.
Diacritics as a means of self-identification
The Case of Latvia – Aleksandra Samulenkova’s talk on Latvian diacritics from the 2016 ATypI conference Warsaw.
Kodak returns to its 1970s symbol
Kodak is the latest company to undergo a retro rebranding, reverting to its symbol of 34 years. By Jenny Brewer, It’s Nice That.
The FF Berlage – new fonts by Donald Beekman
The FF Berlage Beurs and FF Berlage Burcht type families by Donald Beekman are daring interpretations of historical architectural lettering from the Netherlands, from well over a century ago. A review by Yves Peters.
Storm Type Foundry – Digital Baroque
From Journeyman to Master. An article about František Štorm by Sébastien Morlighem.
Type Directors Club annual competition
The Type Directors Club annual competition highlight the world’s best typographic work in both communication and typeface design. Early bird deadline: 28 October 2016.
Introduction to Arabic Type Design with Glyphs in Cairo
Glyphs team members Georg Seifert and Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer will host a full-day workshop on Wednesday 26 October, 2016, at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.