A modern slab serif that ranges between capable and casual is the latest release of Jakob Runge and Lisa Fischbach. Harrison Serif Pro is a sturdy yet contrasted slab serif that combines a rational and efficient approach with a warm voice. A typeface of nuances, the slightly carved and occasionally extended serifs evoke the friendly […]
2017—Communication Arts magazine, a professional journal for those involved in visual communications, announces its 8th annual Typography Competition Call for Entries. The deadline for submissions is September 8, 2017. Any typographic project first printed or produced between September 2016 and September 2017 is eligible. It celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual […]
p98a is an experimental letterpress workshop in Berlin Tiergarten, dedicated to letters, printing and paper by Erik Spiekermann, Ferdinand Ulrich, Norman Posselt, Axel Nagel, Jan Gassel, Laureen Mahler, John Peck, R.Jay Magill and Susanna Dulkinys. They explore how letterpress can be redefined in the 21st century through printing, research, collecting, publishing and making things. Erik Spiekermann: […]
The Futur has released an animated video on typography, full of important typographic terms and terminology. Take a look.
Zeitung Mono is a new monospaced font by Inderware, companion to the Zeitung family, a sans serif which works well in small sizes on screen. This monowidth font family increases the functionality of the Zeitung font family, resulting in happy programmers, smiling ASCII-kids, razor-sharp journalists and finally: worldpeace. Source: Underware.
Some of the worlds best known sign is the welcome sign when you arrive to Las Vegas Nevada. The classic casino sign is one of the worlds most photographed signs and a quick look at #lasvegassign on Instagram gives you an idea of how popular it is. The sign was originally designed by Betty Willis […]
Tongari is a japanese word for “sharp-pointed”. Sharp-pointed as the swords of the seven samurai in the Akira Kurosawa movie, in which a bunch of warriors defend a village from thieves. One weight for each samurai, as Tongari is a family of 7 weights and their 7 italics. Tongari has a lot of personnality in […]
“HWT Brylski” is a typeface by Nick Sherman, named for retired wood type cutter Norb Brylski, and designed to be cut as wood type at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. It incorporates several themes that were common in 19th-century type design, including split Tuscan serifs with angled mansard-style sides, […]
How do you sell something that looks horrible? You get someone who can sell ice to an Eskimo. The problem with that solution is that there are very few individuals that have that ability. This means that if you an ugly product you will have a hard time selling it. People are attracted by what […]
Spectral is the first Google Font turned parametric by Prototypo. Primarily intended for use in collaborative office-suite programs like Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, Spectral is in the line of high-quality screen-first fonts. The release of the parametric template is the result of a year-long collaboration between Prototypo and Production Type teams. Prototypo’s outstanding technology […]