Is it just me or is the brush script lettering style making a comeback?
Pay what you want for fonts from Lost Type Co-op
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!
Layered font systems from Match & Kerosene
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.
Font treasures from out of the dark
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…
Crisp type from Studio8 Design
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…
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 as much of the jar content as possible. Sometimes less… Continue reading Fruita Blanch
Dyslexie: A font for people with dyslexia
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.
It’s official: Typefaces are modern art
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.
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 conversion from metal type to digital resulted in a one-size-fits-all… Continue reading Helvetica redesigned
Fonts in use
This post is about three different, yet related things that caught my attention in recently…