Type Life #2 out now Lovers of type, rejoice! The second issue of Type Life is out. Published just in time for the holiday season, SWTY Publishing again brings a cornucopia of visual inspiration that will warm the cockles of the typographer’s heart. On 36 pages – a whopping 16 more than in the inaugural issue – Swiss […]
BB-Bureau produces some crazy funky type. They have just released their fonts catalogue, you can get it for 10€ while they last, only 200 copies produced.
205TF team just wrotes us telling us about their latest release, the font Cosimo by Matthieu Cortat. Humanist Sans have sometimes a tendency to be over-roundish, slender, mannered, mimicking the calligraphy. With Cosimo, Matthieu Cortat proposes a font in the spirit of Gill Sans, with strong shoulders, few contrast, a certain darkness in print, which gives it […]
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 side of […]
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: Letterpress; […]
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 who was […]
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 […]
Maison Neue Super Family from Bunch on Vimeo. Milieu Grotesque teamed up with graphic design studio Bunch to create this showcase video for their new released font: Maison Neue. Due to popular demand it has been revisited and expanded into a super family of 40 styles: The somewhat condensed original version, first released five years ago, […]
Designers at IDEO wanted to bring artificial intelligence to the world of fonts, so they created Font Map, a quick experiment to see how machine learning can address challenges in design. Font selection is one of the most common visual choices designers make—and most fall back on old favorites, or search for a font within categories. By leveraging […]