Sign painting is an art and a craft that has attracted and fascinated both designers and laypersons alike for decades. A story by Ilene Strizver.
TypeTogether just released Teo Tuominen’s Walter family, a kindly and commanding slab serif that’s ready for your next project.
Calcula is a display typeface that uses smart OpenType features to explore the space between lettering and typeface design, creating maze-like spaces between letters. Designed by by Shiva Nallaperumal, Typotheque.
Plus: How Apple, Facebook, Google, and more tech-world heavyweights describe their design jobs. A story by Lo Min Ming, Co Design.
Production Type was commissioned by Google Fonts to create a new typeface primarily intended for immersive reading, that is now available from GSuite, Google’s collaborative office-suite for documents, slides and spreadsheets. (more…)
Not just how to do it, but why it’s better than any other way. A tutorial by Jon Moore.
From Lettering Guides to CNC Plotters – the article by Florian Hardwig and Thomas Maier highlights some major steps in the historical development of lettering tools for drafting.
Jacek Utko, a Polish designer who has reinvented newspaper design, talks to Khaleej Times about the fate of newspapers.
Nina Stössinger analyzes YouTube’s new proprietary typeface. Read the review at Typographica.org.
Now you can check the list of winners of European Design Awards. Do you like the awarded works?