Support Independent Type
Support Independent Type book is a compendium of contemporary, physical and digital type specimens. The carefully selected work of over 400 font labels and type designers gives you a glimpse into the adventurous shift of this creative industry. (more…)
Gerard Unger Scholarship for Young Type Designers
In memory of the late Dr Gerard Unger, renowned Dutch type designer and educator, and in celebration of what would have been Unger’s 77th birthday in January, TypeTogether font foundry has opened the call for entries for the Gerard Unger Scholarship, previously the TypeTogether Typeface Publishing Incentive Programme. (more…)
Type Directors Club competition deadline
The official Type Directors Club competition deadline is December 7th. Enter your work into
#TDC65, the world’s most prestigious typography competitions.
Backstage Talks Live with Sharp Type and Peter Biľak
A casual evening that brings together the founders of New York City-based type foundry Sharp Type – Lucas Sharp and Chantra Malee – and the Hague-based graphic and type designer, publisher and innovator Peter Biľak. (more…)
The 5th Hiii Typography Design Competition
You can submit your typefaces to the international type design competition until 31 March 2019.
FontLab VI for Mac and Windows is here, finally
After more than a decade of waiting, FontLab VI was released in December 2017. Read the introduction by Thomas Phinney, CEO of FontLab.
Exchange, new font family designed by Tobias Frere-Jones
Originally designed for newspaper text, Exchange strives for clarity and efficient copyfit across multiple platforms.
4 things every graphic designer needs to know about Cyrillic
For anyone who is used to the Latin script, Cyrillic looks familiar and foreign at the same time – so many seemingly flipped Latin letters, a lowercase that looks more like small caps… A story by Krista Radoeva.
Meet Spectral, a new typeface for Google Fonts
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…)
Pangramme type design exhibition goes Chaumont
The exhibition, designed and produced by Atelier Design Graphique & Typographie of École Supérieure d’Art of Lorraine, offers an overview on contemporary typography produced by students. (more…)