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.
Tobias van Schneider’s favorite type foundries
In his blog post, designer Tobias van Schneider shares his list of favorite type foundries and explains how to find the best typefaces.
Footnotes – a periodical bulletin of applied research in type design
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.
Agrafa – 5th international design conference in Katowice, Poland
The theme of Agrafa 2017 Attitudes is the attitudes of designers towards the challenges of everyday life. 7 April 2017, Katowice, Poland.
John Maeda: If you want to survive in design, you better learn to code
Silicon Valley finally understands the essential role of design. Products look better than ever, interfaces feel intuitive, and companies are hiring designers at an increasing rate. A story by Liz Stinson, Wired.
A new national identity: Smörgåsbord Studio rebrands Wales
Wales has been given a rebrand by Smörgåsbord Studio. Read the story by Owen Pritchard at It’s Nice That.
Pepi and Rudi – Making-of
Read the story about Pepi and Rudi superfamily designed by Tomáš Brousil, Suitcase Type Foundry.
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Pepi and Rudi – a new superfamily by Suitcase Type Foundry
The superfamily Pepi and Rudi is based on playful experimentation with basic geometric shapes – the circle, rectangle and triangle – elements that laid the foundations for typographic Modernism.
Masqualero – a new typeface by Jim Ford
“Jim Ford’s Masqualero is not only named for Miles Davis, but embodies the jazz musician’s spiky personality down to every last one of its sharp serifs.” Read the whole review of Masqualero by Nicole Arnett Phillips.