There hase been a notable resurgence of the International Typographic Style (aka Swiss Style) in graphic design lately and along with this trend, grids are big right now. Baseline grids in particular have been enjoying a lot of fresh attention, so this post is simply to consolidate some of the learning and resources I have… Continue reading Using a baseline grid
Cameo refers to type design in which the characters are reversed out of a black background. In figural cameos, the background typically depicts the product or service being advertised.
Last month Dutch type foundry Typotheque released what they call “a parametric bitmap font system” called Elementar. Is this the future of screen fonts?
An ambitious project to convert ten of the world’s rarest and most unique historic wood typefaces into digital fonts.
Richard Arthur Stewart is one of those guys whose work I have admired time and time again, without ever knowing who the designer was… until now.
Lettering.js is an innovative jQuery plugin that allows designers to take tweaking of web type to the next level. Combine Lettering.js with the Kern.js bookmarklet and some really interesting things become possible…
Letter from Leonard Cohen to Glen Shortliffe (Queen’s Quarterly), 7 June 1959.
The iconic Jack Daniel’s label gets a design update.
Stationery packaging from the good old days.
Nice work by Jason Miller via Allan Peters.