How to start a revolution with Comic Sans
Could something as simple as font have been the catalyst for the spread of punk or behind Donald Trump’s win? An exploration of the hidden power of typefaces by Kemi Alemoru & Louis Bradley, Dazed.
Ivy, a new type foundry from Denmark
The Ivy Foundry is an independent type foundry run by Jan Maack based in Aarhus, Denmark.
10 famous designers’ portfolios and what you can learn from them
Despite their fame, these designers all continue to maintain online portfolios, which offer some fascinating insights to all who visit them. By Tom May, Creative Bloq.
“It’s time for the Swiss style of typography to bow out.”
Is This the Answer to Helvetica, a.k.a. the “Lazy” Design Choice? An interview with Bruno Maag by Luc Benyon, AIGA Eye on Design blog.
The making of London’s new Design Museum
The identity for the Design Museum is crisp, clean and acts as the nervous system of the museum. The job was given to Fernando Gutiérrez and his London-based studio of the same name. Via It’s Nice That.
In praise of slow – on the Kinfolk redesign
The redesign of Kinfolk seeks to distance the title from its legion of imitators, while offering a deft balance between evolution and familiarity. By Mark Sinclair, Creative Review.
New release – Skolar Sans Arabic
Skolar Sans Arabic is the companion to Skolar Sans, Rosetta’s most extensive type system so far. (more…)
How Apple helped democratize typography in the 1990s
In 1989, Apple hired Thomas Rickner to do something revolutionary: put print-quality typefaces on every computer. By John Beownlee, Fast Co Design Blog.
British Rail Corporate Identity Manual reproduction is here
The British Rail Corporate Identity Manual has been reproduced and published by London-based graphic designer Wallace Henning. (more…)
Typography – Getting more from the grid
Explore how grids can enhance your designs, and why breaking the rules is sometimes for the best. By Gavin Ambrose, Creative Bloq.