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  • The First Printers’ Mark

    I Love Typography
    johno
    21 Mar 2015 | 10:10 pm
    The very first printers’ mark or printers’ device dates back almost to the very beginning of Western typography. In Mainz, Fust and Schoeffer, employed a printers’ mark in a Bible that they published in 1462. There is an earlier example in their Mainz Psalter of 1457, though many now believe that it was perhaps stamped […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. The First Printers’ Mark
  • @typeoff Boom!

    You Should Like Type Too
    Rob
    7 Mar 2015 | 11:50 pm
    This topic did indeed come up at the first type conference after the discovery. Surprisingly, only in one of the talks tho.
  • Nicely Done: Purcell Heli-Skiing

    H&Co | News, Notes & Observations
    williams@typography.com
    20 Mar 2015 | 11:31 am
    A family-owned company uses strong typography and beautiful imagery to create an online brand that stays true to their adventurous work. With the imminent return of snowstorms to New York, we can't help but mention a wintry website that uses typography to great effect: Purcell Heli-Skiing, who have spent forty years choppering more than 50,000 adventurous skiers and snowboarders to the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. The website, designed by Ontario-based They, plays with the scale of its typography in a thoughtful and deliberate way. Text faces Gotham SSm and Sentinel SSm are used…
  • Fonts where you need them: Design on the go with Comp CC

    The Typekit Blog
    Michael Wallen
    30 Mar 2015 | 9:54 am
    For a while now, we’ve been dreaming of designing with beautiful fonts by touch on a mobile device. When we first met the Comp CC team and learned about their plans for a touch-based design app, we knew we could help make it a reality. Available now on the iTunes App store, Comp CC is a free app that you can use on your iPad to create quick layout comps — and Typekit is fully integrated, so you can use real fonts in your comps. Check out the introductory video from the Comp CC team to get a feel for the app, and we’ll walk through a bit of the Typekit integration here. This is…
  • GT Sectra

    Typographica
    Patch Hofweber
    19 Mar 2015 | 3:50 pm
    Systematization is at the root of type design: one develops a formula to create a unified visual presence while maintaining visual diversity of characters. Few formulas can be explained as simply as Grilli Type’s GT Sectra: felt pen + broad nib pen + scalpel knife. The combination of these tools is deft in both concept and execution and, despite a gimm­icky premise, the result is a workhorse serif. Blackletter has seen a rebirth in recent years; moving beyond a past of oppression and homogeneity, it has come to stand more for diversity and a human touch. Calligraphic forms are…
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    I Love Typography

  • The First Printers’ Mark

    johno
    21 Mar 2015 | 10:10 pm
    The very first printers’ mark or printers’ device dates back almost to the very beginning of Western typography. In Mainz, Fust and Schoeffer, employed a printers’ mark in a Bible that they published in 1462. There is an earlier example in their Mainz Psalter of 1457, though many now believe that it was perhaps stamped […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. The First Printers’ Mark
  • This Month in Typography

    Alec Julien
    7 Mar 2015 | 10:48 pm
    Welcome to this month’s roundup of type-related info and entertainment. Today, we fish type out of the Thames, explore printed dance notation, get ready for an intensive type design program in Paris, light a book-scented candle, look into a mid-century ad man’s desk book, gaze adoringly at typographic embroidery, pay tribute to Aldus Manutius, watch […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. This Month in Typography
  • Climbing Everest

    johno
    22 Feb 2015 | 1:53 am
    “Designing Zapfino Arabic takes everything I ever learned about type design and then some… Have never, ever, worked on anything this challenging.” — Facebook status: Oct. 24, 2013 Designing an Arabic companion to the Zapfino typeface was a running joke with my Monotype colleagues, one that I would react to half in amusement and half […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. Climbing Everest
  • Notes on the first Books Printed in Italy

    johno
    13 Feb 2015 | 9:29 am
    In my recent article on The First Book Printed in Italy, I introduce the first books printed by Sweynheym and Pannartz in the Subiaco monastery complex in the Sabine hills to the west of Rome from 1465. On Twitter, in a great deal more than 140 characters, I received this enthusiastic barrage of Tweets: I […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. Notes on the first Books Printed in Italy
  • This Month in Typography

    Alec Julien
    4 Feb 2015 | 5:19 am
    Welcome to this month’s roundup of type-related info and entertainment. Today, we make Helvetica cookies, tumble for ligatures, uncover a longstanding typesetting mistake by the New York Times, ponder typefaces for cities, get reacquainted with ASCII art, prognosticate about responsive fonts of the future, get to know font designer Carlos Fabián Camargo Guerrero, talk about […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. This Month in Typography
 
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    H&Co | News, Notes & Observations

  • Nicely Done: Purcell Heli-Skiing

    williams@typography.com
    20 Mar 2015 | 11:31 am
    A family-owned company uses strong typography and beautiful imagery to create an online brand that stays true to their adventurous work. With the imminent return of snowstorms to New York, we can't help but mention a wintry website that uses typography to great effect: Purcell Heli-Skiing, who have spent forty years choppering more than 50,000 adventurous skiers and snowboarders to the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. The website, designed by Ontario-based They, plays with the scale of its typography in a thoughtful and deliberate way. Text faces Gotham SSm and Sentinel SSm are used…
  • Fonts in Fiction

    williams@typography.com
    19 Mar 2015 | 8:20 am
    Typefaces occasionally escape into the wild, sometimes to find themselves in unfamiliar literary climes. No designer has ever read Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco without being startled by the arrival of a certain Mr. Garamond early in the story; even the most pedantic typographer can’t help but love this delicious scene in American Psycho, in which jousting arbitrageurs boast about their business cards, all of it in nonsense designerese. (The cardstock? “It’s Bone. The lettering is something called Silian Rail.”) While type designers are accustomed to seeing…
  • The Inspiring Everyday

    williams@typography.com
    25 Feb 2015 | 7:59 am
    Whether they’re typeface designers, graphic designers, web developers, or part of our business group, nobody at H&Co is immune to the charms of found typography, and we’re all compulsive sharers. Recently, our chief operating officer paid a visit to the garage to have her car serviced, and returned with a souvenir that made us smile: a paper tag left dangling from the rear view mirror, designer unknown, indifferently printed with a giant number in four inch block type. It prompted a conversation about the pleasures of anonymous typography, and how even the humblest bits of…
  • Introducing Obsidian

    williams@typography.com
    22 Jan 2015 | 4:47 am
    I’ve always wanted to create a decorative display face in the Regency style, one of those stout, industrial alphabets enlivened by bright, detailed illumination. Toward the end of our Surveyor project, a deep exploration of engraved map lettering, this idea started to feel especially relevant: engraved maps were often badged with elaborate title pieces, and the more time we spent with these hatched and shadowed letters, the more we could imagine how some of their visual qualities could be successfully interpreted in a contemporary typeface — and one that would be useful and…
  • Webfonts with Stylistic Sets

    williams@typography.com
    9 Dec 2014 | 5:00 am
    Now there’s a way to transform your web typography at the touch of a button: introducing Stylistic Sets for webfonts at Cloud.typography. In search of the perfect form for each of a font’s thousands of characters, typeface designers sometimes encounter questions that have more than one answer. Perhaps a flowery capital Q captures a font’s elegance, but one with a shorter tail is more practical when there’s no room for flourish. Perhaps a smart and serious typeface suddenly becomes cool and playful, with a subtle alteration to its lowercase a. H&Co loves making…
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    The Typekit Blog

  • Fonts where you need them: Design on the go with Comp CC

    Michael Wallen
    30 Mar 2015 | 9:54 am
    For a while now, we’ve been dreaming of designing with beautiful fonts by touch on a mobile device. When we first met the Comp CC team and learned about their plans for a touch-based design app, we knew we could help make it a reality. Available now on the iTunes App store, Comp CC is a free app that you can use on your iPad to create quick layout comps — and Typekit is fully integrated, so you can use real fonts in your comps. Check out the introductory video from the Comp CC team to get a feel for the app, and we’ll walk through a bit of the Typekit integration here. This is…
  • An Event Apart Seattle: Typekit Studio & Tim Brown

    Sally Kerrigan
    30 Mar 2015 | 8:30 am
    If you’re getting ready for Day One of talks at An Event Apart Seattle, we are looking forward to seeing you! In a last-minute speaking swap, our own Tim Brown will be taking the stage at 11:30 Monday (today!) to present on typesetting body text. (Specifically, typesetting body text “Like a Pirate Jedi with a DeLorean“… as though there were any other way to typeset body text.) Today and tomorrow, you can also join us between sessions at the Typekit stamping studio. We’ll have plenty of ink, paper, and letters for you to play with, and you can take your…
  • Type@Paris: Apply now for five intensive weeks of type design

    Sally Kerrigan
    30 Mar 2015 | 12:10 am
    If you’re ready to dig in to type design in a hands-on, intensive setting — and you’re game to spend five weeks in Paris — you’ve got about 48 hours to pull together your application for Type@Paris this summer. Applications are due by April 1. The Type@Paris program begins on June 15, and its instructors include Jean François Porchez, Mathieu Réguer, and Malou Verlomme as the core team to guide students through five weeks of learning type design from top to bottom. The total program comprises a remarkable 160 hours of instruction. Beyond the core team of instructors,…
  • New fonts on Typekit: Canada Type

    Sally Kerrigan
    27 Mar 2015 | 3:13 pm
    As we announced recently, we’ve added a ton of new fonts to the Typekit library from the extensive collection at WebINK. Among those foundries is Canada Type, a Toronto-based operation founded in 2004. Canada Type works with a number of different designers, making this one of the most stylistically diverse font collections we’ve added to our library at one time. Classic Comic & Collector Comic Classic Comic (left) and Collector Comic (“KA-BOOM” and right). All type specimens by Ariadne Remoundakis. Heavily inspired by comic book lettering styles and “Patrick…
  • Sites We Like: RubyGems & Bourbon

    Sally Kerrigan
    27 Mar 2015 | 10:44 am
    This week, we’re honoring the folks who keep websites running and awesome underneath the chrome — namely, developers. (Who, if these two sites are any evidence, certainly are capable of knowing good type when they see it.) Maybe you’re already familiar with these tools — or maybe not, but you perked up at the mention of “developers”? Good news, if so: We’re hiring developers right now, so if this sounds like you, please take a look at our open job posting. We’d love to talk to you. RubyGems The gem hosting service for the Ruby community of developers,…
 
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    Typographica

  • GT Sectra

    Patch Hofweber
    19 Mar 2015 | 3:50 pm
    Systematization is at the root of type design: one develops a formula to create a unified visual presence while maintaining visual diversity of characters. Few formulas can be explained as simply as Grilli Type’s GT Sectra: felt pen + broad nib pen + scalpel knife. The combination of these tools is deft in both concept and execution and, despite a gimm­icky premise, the result is a workhorse serif. Blackletter has seen a rebirth in recent years; moving beyond a past of oppression and homogeneity, it has come to stand more for diversity and a human touch. Calligraphic forms are…
  • Eubie Script

    Nick Sherman
    19 Mar 2015 | 3:49 pm
    For most of the 20th century, the Globe Poster Printing Corporation in Baltimore helped define the visual culture of America with their letterpress and silkscreen printing. Their iconic Dayglo color palettes and in-your-face use of wood type promoted some of the biggest names in entertainment, from James Brown to the Beach Boys. One of the most distinctive elements of the Globe Poster style is the lettering of Harry Knorr, who worked at Globe for over fifty years. Knorr’s lettering bounces off the page in ways that are virtually impossible to achieve with traditional letterpress fonts. The…
  • Dala Prisma

    Nina Stössinger
    19 Mar 2015 | 3:48 pm
    Just when we thought Dala Floda – Paul Barnes’ crisply contemporary humanist stencil of 2010 – was an original and pretty crazy idea, here is a dazzling display variant that replaces Dala Floda’s solid forms with a set of tapering stripes. It’s so fresh and exciting it’s almost hard to believe it exists. Dala Prisma’s release was met by a cacophony of enamored cries in the typotwittersphere — “an incredible feat”, “friggin’ amazing”, “rare type crush”, “sex for the eyes”… For me too, the choice for “favorite 2014…
  • Phoreus Cherokee

    Erin McLaughlin
    19 Mar 2015 | 3:47 pm
    Four years ago, in a conference room filled with type enthusiasts, three representatives of the Cherokee Nation explained why the world still needs more fonts. Of their 316,000 members (the largest tribal nation in the USA), only 22,000 native Cherokee speakers remain, and only a handful of Cherokee fonts exist, most of poor quality. Users have no way to make a headline bold or to italicize words for emphasis. Traditional Cherokee type designs are intricate and of high contrast, poorly suited for reading on screen. New, multifunctional Cherokee fonts are an essential tool for education,…
  • Woodkit

    David Jonathan Ross
    19 Mar 2015 | 3:46 pm
    Woodkit is a toy disguised as a typeface. And like any toy, it takes me back to my formative years. Woodkit’s Letterpress style, a mishmash of eccentric forms, takes me back to my college days when I first worked with wood type. Armed only with a haphazard mix of styles, incomplete alphabets, and damaged letters, the game was to piece together designs from what I had on hand. I joyfully arranged and rearranged the wooden blocks, experiencing the thrill of the hunt as I searched for the right fit. The letterpress workshop became my playground. That sense of play is what Woodkit is all about.
 
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    Design is Kinky

  • Philip Muñoz

    AJ
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:11 pm
    Philip Muñoz is a figurative painter based in Bristol, UK.
  • Christoph Eberle

    AJ
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:08 pm
    Swiss hyper-real artist Christoph Eberle.
  • Ed Spence

    AJ
    31 Mar 2015 | 8:33 pm
    We’re really enjoying the work of Vancouver based artist Ed Spence.
  • Ville Savimaa

    AJ
    31 Mar 2015 | 8:29 pm
    Finnish illustrator Ville Savimaa.
  • Mathieu Le Lay

    AJ
    30 Mar 2015 | 4:52 pm
    Beautiful work by talented French landscape photographer Mathieu Le Lay. You should also check out his The Quest For Inspiration movie. Trés cool!
 
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    Jean François Porchez

  • Creative Drink-Up #4 Le design de l’invisible

    Jean François Porchez
    5 Mar 2015 | 8:53 am
    En janvier 2015, j’ai été invité par Adobe pour présenter mon point de vue autour de la perception de la typographie lors de leur événement Creative Drink-Up #4. Merci à l’équipe Adobe, et en particulier Michael Chaize, Olivier Saint-Léger. Un échange formidable a eu lieu avec un public averti, de qualité. Cette présentation est maintenant en ligne!
  • Launching Type@Paris typedesign program

    Jean François Porchez
    25 Feb 2015 | 3:36 am
    In Europe, there is not much of type design related workshops. We have great longterm high level type design masters for a full year, or calligraphy evening classes, not so much alternatives as the Type@Cooper Condensed program. It’s why last summer, we came to the conclusion that can be a good idea to launch it in Paris…
  • ECV New York 2015

    Jean François Porchez
    2 Feb 2015 | 12:10 am
    For the third time, following very succesful trips in 2013 and 2015 we will be back to New York between the 10 to 15 February 2015 with a group of 11 french students! ECV Paris rent the TDC for few days to host the ECV masterclasses, along various visits.
  • ECV 2014 students typefaces

    Jean François Porchez
    28 Jan 2015 | 11:14 am
    During the winter 2014, our students from the ECV Typographic design have to work on a revival of typeface. This project was just a part of a more wider Typographic design course. They really discovered through this project how to draw letterforms, something they never tried in the past.
  • Conférences publiques du master design typographique en 2015

    Jean François Porchez
    25 Jan 2015 | 9:10 am
    Dans le cadre du master Design Typographique de l’ECV France, nous ouvrons au public les conférences et interventions généralement réservées à nos étudiants. Les thèmes sont variés, mais toujours en lien avec la typographie et le graphisme. L’entrée est libre, mais il faut s’inscrire en ligne.
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    Gary Hustwit

  • NYC Book Event

    Gary Hustwit
    16 Mar 2015 | 10:19 pm
    Please join Gary Hustwit and Design Trilogy film stars Paula Scher, Karim Rashid, Davin Stowell, Noah Chasin, and Tobias Frere-Jones for a conversation and book release event at Strand Books in NYC. Wednesday, March 25, 7:00PM – 8:00PM Strand Books Rare Book Room 828 Broadway (at 12th St.) New York NY The post NYC Book Event appeared first on Gary Hustwit.
  • eBook and Kindle Out Now

    Gary Hustwit
    18 Feb 2015 | 7:32 am
    We’re pleased to announce that the ePub and Kindle versions of Helvetica / Objectified / Urbanized: The Complete Interviews are now available from Versions Publishing. For those of you who don’t want to lug around 2 1/2 pounds of paper, or if you want to search the text of the book, this is for you! You can purchase the eBook from Versions’ website, from iTunes, or at Amazon.com. The post eBook and Kindle Out Now appeared first on Gary Hustwit.
  • The Book is Finished!

    Gary Hustwit
    3 Feb 2015 | 12:32 pm
    Greetings friends! I can finally say those four little words I’ve wanted to say for the past year: the book is done! The Design Trilogy complete interviews book is a reality. I am blown away by how well it turned out, and how heavy it is: two and a half pounds! We just got the first copy overnighted to us, I’ve included a few photos below. Our friends at Build added some really nice touches to the design, like the neon yellow endpapers and a bonus gift of a custom bookmark. Beautiful. The books are en route to us from the printer now and they’ll arrive late this week. Order…
  • The Printing is Done!

    Gary Hustwit
    22 Jan 2015 | 7:21 am
    Greetings friends, just a quick update that the Design Trilogy Interviews book has been printed and is now being bound. Our printer sent along a few phone pix of the process. That’s a lot of paper! So now the binding happens, and the finished books will be on a truck to us from the printer next week. If you’ve pre-ordered the book, we’ll be emailing you once it ships. The ebook is coming along nicely as well, and it’ll be released at the same time we’re shipping the paper books. Thanks again everyone, I’m excited that it’s almost here. Cheers! - Gary…
  • Interviews Book Update

    Gary Hustwit
    29 Nov 2014 | 10:44 am
    Hello friends, hope you’re all well. So we were hoping to go to press with the book earlier this month, but we’re still putting the finishing touches on it. One issue is the length of the book: it’s gotten longer… much longer. I’d originally estimated it would be approximately 400 to 500 pages long. Well, it’s actually going to be closer to 700 pages! We’ve experimented with font size and other ways to be more economical with page space, but there’s no getting around the fact that there’s a tremendous amount of information in it. And while…
 
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    Type Specimen Pool

  • Letterpress is in its basic form sharing of information - wood type specimen J.G. Schelter & Giesecke

    27 Mar 2015 | 3:31 am
    bogtrykkeren has added a photo to the pool: Please enjoy, use, share, download, save etc. etc. this file. Gott grüß die Kunst Jens dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/106327439/Schelter%20woodtype...
  • Chamfer Condensed–For War-Scare Heads

    24 Mar 2015 | 8:33 am
    Depression Press has added a photo to the pool: "War Scare-Heads" is the best typeface terminology I've stumbled upon. The Inland Printer, Vol 21 / Pages 364-365 / 1898 books.google.com/books?id=_UI_AQAAMAAJ&lpg=PA364&...
  • Introducing Augustine

    18 Mar 2015 | 7:26 am
    laynecom has added a photo to the pool: The previously unnamed typeface is now called Augustine (after James Joyce) and will be work in progress for some time. Download at fontstruct.com/fontstructions/show/1124609
  • Geogrotesque Stencil Italic

    17 Mar 2015 | 11:08 am
    Emtype Foundry has added a photo to the pool: The long-awaited companion of the Geogrotesque Stencil is now available at MyFonts. bit.ly/1LoSetK
  • Latest Fontstruction

    12 Mar 2015 | 3:09 am
    laynecom has added a photo to the pool: First Test, Pre-Alpha Version
 
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    You Should Like Type Too

  • @typeoff Boom!

    Rob
    7 Mar 2015 | 11:50 pm
    This topic did indeed come up at the first type conference after the discovery. Surprisingly, only in one of the talks tho.
  • Super bummed about missing Rob•o•thon this year.

    Rob
    4 Mar 2015 | 9:27 pm
    Hope you all have a great time at @robothonconf! Update! But I got a shirt! Thanks to Georg for the most awesome birthday gift :D
  • Misc Mumbai (Handpainted) Signs Vol. 1

    Rob
    1 Mar 2015 | 10:30 pm
    This site has been moderately broken since the last update a couple months ago, but I’m happy to report that it’s now back to most of it’s pervious functionality. To celebrate, this post highlights some of my snapshots from the end of 2014 here in Mumbai.
  • We all know that F. W. Goudy did some…

    Rob
    9 Feb 2015 | 5:10 am
    We all know that F. W. Goudy did some weird stuff, but how did this make it all the way through (and into print)?
  • Web design is ?% typography.

    Rob
    10 Nov 2014 | 9:26 am
    The above image is of Bram Stein speaking at #wbfntdy on Nov. 8th. The photo is via: @typographische The below image is of Aurélien Foutoyet speaking at #ecvmdt2015 on Nov. 10th. Photo via: @typofonderie It’s difficult to see here, but behind Aurélien’s head says “stein”, so I believe he is quoting Oliver Reichenstein from this post. There is a big difference between 18.6% and 95%… Who is right, or closer? [update] Thanks to @kupfers who points out that Bram’s statistic was saying 18.6% of CSS code deals with typography, and it was a playful reference…
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    The FontGear Blog

  • A23D: The First 3D Letterpress Font

    fontgear
    16 Mar 2015 | 11:23 am
    This 10 minute short film documents the story behind A23D. The first uniquely designed 3D letterpress font.
  • Typeface Tuesday: Obsidian

    fontgear
    3 Mar 2015 | 10:35 am
    Designed by Jonathan Hoefler and Andy Clymer. Obsidian was inspired by the decorative typefaces of the Industrial Revolution. To read more about the process of creating Obsidian, click here.
  • A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design

    fontgear
    21 Feb 2015 | 11:10 am
    You may have heard of Chip Kidd. He is an award winning graphic designer -best known for his book covers, or possibly his witty Ted Talks. But you may not know that he has recently written a book aimed at kids 10 and up titled GO: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design. You can read more about it here. Or watch the book trailer below.
  • Free Font: Retro Sans

    fontgear
    11 Feb 2015 | 6:19 am
    You can download Retro Sans here.
  • FontDoctor 10 for Macintosh now available

    fontgear
    4 Feb 2015 | 10:27 am
    February 4, 2015 CHARLOTTE, NC – FontGear Inc. (www.FontGear.com) announced today the release of FontDoctor 10 for Macintosh. FontDoctor is a professional software tool that locates and eliminates hard-to-find font problems that wreak havoc on Macintosh system performance and applications. FontDoctor has long been the industry standard for font problem diagnosis and repair for publishing and design professionals. FontDoctor will scan your fonts to locate and repair common font illnesses, including missing Postscript fonts, missing bitmaps, corrupt and damaged fonts, font conflicts, and…
 
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  • The First Printers’ Mark

    johno
    21 Mar 2015 | 10:10 pm
    The very first printers’ mark or printers’ device dates back almost to the very beginning of Western typography. In Mainz, Fust and Schoeffer, employed a printers’ mark in a Bible that they published in 1462. There is an earlier example in their Mainz Psalter of 1457, though many now believe that it was perhaps stamped […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. The First Printers’ Mark
  • This Month in Typography

    Alec Julien
    7 Mar 2015 | 10:48 pm
    Welcome to this month’s roundup of type-related info and entertainment. Today, we fish type out of the Thames, explore printed dance notation, get ready for an intensive type design program in Paris, light a book-scented candle, look into a mid-century ad man’s desk book, gaze adoringly at typographic embroidery, pay tribute to Aldus Manutius, watch […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. This Month in Typography
  • Climbing Everest

    johno
    22 Feb 2015 | 1:53 am
    “Designing Zapfino Arabic takes everything I ever learned about type design and then some… Have never, ever, worked on anything this challenging.” — Facebook status: Oct. 24, 2013 Designing an Arabic companion to the Zapfino typeface was a running joke with my Monotype colleagues, one that I would react to half in amusement and half […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. Climbing Everest
  • Notes on the first Books Printed in Italy

    johno
    13 Feb 2015 | 9:29 am
    In my recent article on The First Book Printed in Italy, I introduce the first books printed by Sweynheym and Pannartz in the Subiaco monastery complex in the Sabine hills to the west of Rome from 1465. On Twitter, in a great deal more than 140 characters, I received this enthusiastic barrage of Tweets: I […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. Notes on the first Books Printed in Italy
  • This Month in Typography

    Alec Julien
    4 Feb 2015 | 5:19 am
    Welcome to this month’s roundup of type-related info and entertainment. Today, we make Helvetica cookies, tumble for ligatures, uncover a longstanding typesetting mistake by the New York Times, ponder typefaces for cities, get reacquainted with ASCII art, prognosticate about responsive fonts of the future, get to know font designer Carlos Fabián Camargo Guerrero, talk about […] Sponsored by Hoefler & Co. This Month in Typography
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