Steven Heller profiles Benjamin Sherbow, a copywriter who honed his typographic skills and fervently learned the nuances of type and language by making frequent trips to second-hand bookshops where he voraciously consumed magazines and books about, or filled with, typography lessons and examples. Source: Aesthetic intelligence from an early typographicRead More →


Fonts are an essential part of any great graphic or website design. 2018 will continue to see the rise of bold serif fonts used in web, which will share the stage with the ever-popular sans serif web fonts and unique hand-drawn fonts. Source: 20 Beautiful Bold Serif FontsRead More →

Picture of a Serif the letter h

Serif A stroke added as a stop to the beginning and end of the main strokes of a character. Definition: In typography, a serif is the little extra stroke found at the end of main vertical and horizontal strokes of some letterforms. Source: Serif – Typography DeconstructedRead More →

SIGN UP for a monthly dose of typographic musings delivered direct to your inbox. Source: Banto a banging wedge serif.Read More → – Geometric type by Federico Landini & Ray Oranges . Source: – Geometric type by Federico Landini & Ray…Read More →

Renowned Italian designer Massimo Vignelli, creator of the classic American Airlines logo, once said that designers use far too many typefaces. But with so many great free fonts around, it’s no surprise that creatives’ collections are ever-growing. Source: 20 fonts every graphic designer should ownRead More →

How much does the way we write affect the way we read type? A team of cognitive scientists from Johns Hopkins University have discovered that remarkably few people remember the shape of the lowercase looptail “g,” even though we’ve all seen it millions of times. Don’t believe them? Stop readingRead More →

Blanco – A typeface for the journey After many years working behind-the-scenes for some of the world’s leading type foundries, (House Industries, Commercial Type, and Frere-Jones Type, to name but a few) my friend and mentor, Dave Foster has finally launched his own foundry and first retail type family. Blanco was originallyRead More →

5 types of fonts

If you’re dipping a toe into the wide world of typography, it probably seems a bit overwhelming. More than almost any other design element, fonts deliver both messages and feeling to your viewer almost instantaneously, so it’s really important to pick the right type of font.Read More →

Are You Choosing the Right Font for Your Website?

Are You Choosing the Right Font for Your Website? There is an art to choosing the right font to suit the tone and style of your website. Have you ever seen a website where the font choice just seemed off? On the other hand, there are times when a font seems to perfectly match the tone of the design.Read More →

roxborough calligraphic serif

We haven’t posted about typeface design for quite a long time, so it’s time to change that. Today we feature the Roxborough typeface created and shared by Connary Fagen. The design is a dramatic, voguish serif, influenced by calligraphy and hand lettering .Read the article on Abduzeedo >Read More →