The essence of passion and transformation is reflected in this font designed specially for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games…
Tag Archives: Fonts
Written by Imar. Posted on March 8, 2012.
What could be more exciting than receiving a mystery package from overseas? Well, I was lucky enough to find one in my mailbox this week, all the way from Florence, Italy…
Written by Imar. Posted on February 16, 2012.
Sure, you can find out all you need to know about fonts on a web page by inspecting the code with Firebug or the likes, but the WhatFont bookmarklet makes font snooping super easy.
Written by Imar. Posted on February 2, 2012.
Two interesting type-related snippets came across my desk this week, both from India: hand drawn movie posters from Bangalore and digital fonts created from the lettering of street painters in Delhi…
Written by Imar. Posted on January 31, 2012.
Having trouble finding the best Google web fonts for your next website design? Chad Mazzola wants to help you out…
Written by Imar. Posted on December 15, 2011.
This is Typedeck’s 100th post since launching in June this year – a great milestone and a good time to sign off for 2011. Thanks for all the support and positive feedback so far!
Written by Imar. Posted on December 6, 2011.
Fontfabric has some really nice fonts on offer and many of them are available free of charge! Here are a few you might be interested in adding to your collection…
Written by Imar. Posted on November 14, 2011.
Lemniscate is an intriguing font designed by Rositsa Gorolova of Sofia, Bulgaria. It is available as a free download.
Written by Imar. Posted on October 31, 2011.
The fascinating explorations in finding an average of all existing fonts has lead different people down different roads, here are some examples…
Written by Imar. Posted on October 25, 2011.
I just came across these fonts designed by Leon Sloth (cool name!) from Copenhagen, Denmark…
Written by Imar. Posted on September 28, 2011.
Is it just me or is the brush script lettering style making a comeback?
Written by Imar. Posted on September 22, 2011.
Lost Type Co-op is a font foundry with a unique philosophy: they distribute beautiful and unique typefaces, and you decide how much you want to pay!
Written by Imar. Posted on September 21, 2011.
Alexander Sheldon hails from Detroit Rock City where he has immersed himself in the local music scene as both guitarist and designer. Layered font systems seem to kinda be his thing.
Written by Imar. Posted on September 7, 2011.
Let’s face it, there is no shortage of fonts in the world, in fact there is an oversupply! To help you find hidden gems, Zürich based designer Philipp Herrmann has started a collection…
Written by Imar. Posted on September 1, 2011.
This lovely crisp three dimensional typeface Studio8 Design created for Wired Magazine UK has been receiving some well deserved attention, but this London-based design team is certainly not a one-trick-pony…
Written by Imar. Posted on August 17, 2011.
I really enjoy the look of Catalonian family business Fruita Blanch. The new fresh minimal identity was designed by Barcelona based studio Atipus. They even developed a custom font used across the board. My favourite aspect is how the labels have been designed to reveal … Read More →
Written by Imar. Posted on July 25, 2011.
Dutch graphic designer Christian Boer has designed a font to help those who suffer from dyslexia to minimise reading errors. Drawing on his own experience of dyslexia he made custom tweaks to all the letterforms and punctuation of the western alphabet.
Written by Imar. Posted on June 22, 2011.
MOMA (The Museum of Moden Art in New York) recently acquired 23 digital typefaces for their collection. Although MOMA includes many works featuring typography, the only typeface previously in their collection was 36-point Helvetica Bold lead type.
Written by Imar. Posted on June 16, 2011.
News of Linotype’s latest typeface offering, Neue Haas Grotesk has swept the typosphere since its release on June 7th. The story goes that the famous digital sans-serif typeface we know today as Helvetica, was originally designed by Max Miedinger in the ’50s as Neue Haas Grotesk. The … Read More →
Written by Imar. Posted on June 13, 2011.
This post is about three different, yet related things that caught my attention in recently…
Written by Imar. Posted on June 9, 2011.
Last month Dutch type foundry Typotheque released what they call “a parametric bitmap font system” called Elementar. Is this the future of screen fonts?
Written by Imar. Posted on June 8, 2011.
An ambitious project to convert ten of the world’s rarest and most unique historic wood typefaces into digital fonts.