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Sex, prison and lost ligatures: The story of Avant Garde
I needed to clear this up for myself, the truth behind this great and mysterious typeface we know as Avant Garde. So for the benefit of those interested, here is the story…
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…
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