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.
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.
In a candid and funny talk at the TDC, Victoria Rushton opened up about her need to fix stuff. A story by Caren Litherland.
Our interfaces are written, text being the interface, and typography being our main discipline. A guide by Viljami Salminen.
Cultivating an eye for typography can be challenging to designers first learning. TypeThursday sat down with Wenting Zhang, creator of TypeDetail, to talk about the steps in improving your typographic skills.
Monotype, Google and MIT AgeLab team up to research how we read at a glance. Read the whole story by
p98a is an experimental letterpress workshop in Berlin dedicated to letters, printing and paper. Read the whole story at typeroom.eu.
“So here I am, a year later, trying myself as an emoji designer and simultaneously exploring possibilities of bringing this font to life. And that, I discovered, is a bottomless pit if I’ve ever seen one.”
Safari Typo Amsterdam is a brief typographic tour of letters in public space in the Dutch capital, presented by type designer Bas Jacobs.
Looking for fresh typography inspiration? These 7 sites provide great places to find it. A story by Tom May, Creative Bloq.