Designers tend to see typography as visual language; a good piece of typography maintains a delicate balance between being visually stunning and at the same time powerfully conveying the message it is meant to carry. It takes years of practice and enormous talent to make this happen on a regularRead More →

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Super Fat Bob, Phantom Foundry, 2018. Name: Super Fat Bob Designer: Jean-Baptiste Morizot Foundry: Phantom Foundry Release Date: June 2018 Back Story: Throughout his career, Jean-Baptiste Morizot has been designing typefaces steeped in the history of the craft. Source: Super Fat Bob: A Typeface Inspired by Vintage Video Game CharactersRead More →

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Creative Hand-Lettering by Lana Hughes Lana Hughes is a London based artist specialising in hand-lettering, sign writing and typographic illustration. She has recently spent a year painting her way around Australia and South East Asia. Source: Creative Hand-Lettering by Lana HughesRead More →

If you follow artist Aaron De La Cruz on IG you know he’s been experimenting with sculptural takes on his signature shapes for some time now. Two editions are currently available via his web shop – A Perfect Day & A Perfect Night . Source: Night & DayRead More →

Quirks and eccentricities This typeface is not without its detractors. I’ve heard complaints about its “hunched” shoulders which lack the smooth, even curves you’d expect in a geometric face [21] . The curve raises up before dropping off, an artifact of its Franklin Gothic influence, and it stands out againstRead More →

Name: Bisect Designer: Natasha Lucas in collaboration with MuirMcNeil Foundry: MuirMcNeil Release Date: July 2018 Back Story: While still a student at the London College of Communication, graphic designer Natasha Lucas began designing Bisect as a part of a larger project based on Harold Pinter’s mid-career “memory plays.” In aRead More →

A limited edition exhibit poster using freshly cut wood type from Hamilton’s collection of end grain maple. During the late nineteenth century, illustrated hand woodcut initial caps were a fashionable and functionable typographic accent. Source: Steven Heller: Initial Caps: The Birth of Illustrated TypographyRead More →

It is crucial to keep up with the typography trends because it is the basic part of every single project. So if you are looking for a cool way to pack a punch to your designs, liquid is an interesting take on typography and it makes use of visual highlightsRead More →

Following big brand such as Airbnb and YouTube, Itau Unibanco, Brazil’s largest bank, has launched a custom typeface bearing the bank’s name. The new typeface can be used in every aspect of the brand, like presentations, circulars to employees, customer and shareholder collateral and it can be implemented both locallyRead More →

Calligraphy & Lettering for Natus Vincere (video gaming club). Calligraphy & Lettering. Murals Published by Maan Ali Source: Calligraphy & Lettering. MuralsRead More →

Hello brush lettering beginners! How do you make your brush lettering pieces unique? You have mastered the technique of using the brush pen and you’re even able to write beautiful lettering with it. The next step now is to make your brush lettering unique and different from your usual pieces.Read More →

Adobe Adds 600+ Classic Monotype Fonts to CC abduzeedo Aug 08, 2018 Today Adobe announced the addition of 665 fonts from Monotype, one of the largest most influential type providers in the world, to the Adobe Typekit library ; as well as new type features coming to Illustrator CC andRead More →

A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 1 of Tim Brown’s Flexible Typesetting , from A Book Apart . Typesetting is the most important part of typography, because most text is meant to be read, and typesetting involves preparing text for reading. Source: WhatRead More →

There are a million things to think about when building the perfect web design: creating graphics, picking colors, choosing the right images… But there’s one thing people like to underestimate when creating their website and that’s choosing fonts. Source: How to choose fonts for your web designRead More →

Letters As Symbols , launched on Kickstarter, is based on Belgian graphic design pioneer Paul Ibou’s collection of an unseen archive of logos designed by the leading designers of the 60s until the 80s. The book features more than 400 logos, 75 corporate identities, 120 books and catalogs, 250 postersRead More →

Contributed by Swiss Typefaces License: All Rights Reserved . Studio Pigment designed and art directed the visual identity for the international exhibition watch.swiss , set to travel all around the world for an approximative duration of 10 years (2017-2027). Source: Watch.SwissRead More →

  Yellow Vision is an annual magazine featuring articles about technology, modern cities, algorithms, new industries and more innovative goodness. We composed the editorial with 4 of our own typefaces. We will be launching our type foundry (VJ-type) in october 18. Source: Yellow Vision vol.2Read More →

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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 →

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How do you know when typography is doing its job? When it allows you to focus on the message, rather than the  presentation of that message. Skillful typography doesn’t call attention to itself or get in the way. It enhances legibility and showcases content. Source: Typography: Often invisible, always essentialRead More →