2016: A Year In Review
Bold Monday: Offbeat and Steady
Production Type: useful typefaces with an edge
Storm Type Foundry: Digital Baroque
From Journeyman to Master
LudwigType: Typefaces for Contemporary Reading
“Value judgments are destructive to our proper business, which is curiosity and awareness.” — John Cage
Emigre: Time and Time Again
Can you be a part of design’s history and its future as well? Yes.
TPTQ Arabic: Breaking New Common Ground
Multiscript typeface design is thriving with manifold approaches and promising possibilities.
Mark Simonson Studio: Breathing New Life into the Past
There’s no such thing as nostalgia in type design, only possibilities waiting to be explored.
Coppers and Brasses, a Double Fantasy
Two personalities, two approaches, one common vision: fonts you can really have fun with.
(Not) Just Another Foundry
Two personalities, two approaches, one common vision: fonts you can really use.
Typonine: The Delights of Intricacy
Whatever its level of simplicity or complexity, type design is a matter of integrating distinctive elements into an original body of work that opens new possibilities for users.
Type Supply: 0+1=2
What is typeface design in the digital age? More than just drawing lines, it’s giving emotions form.
DSType: Substantial Style
Designing a typeface can mean devising extensive systems for specific media and contexts in which every component must play its part.
Letters from Sweden: Rough Around the Edges
Sometimes, typefaces don’t need to be polished or gentrified to get the job done. They just need to be the way their designer thinks — or feels — they should be.
Process Type Foundry: the Art of Perseverance
Most of the time, type design is slow, tedious work full of details that only a handful of people will care about or even notice. Still, the process can be rewarding, and maturation can be a meaningful watchword.
Urtd: Words That Work (and Play)
Perhaps every type designer can look back on a key moment (or series of key moments) that marks the decision to pursue this craft and trade.
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