Hexagonal blocks used in typography

Greenspace creates experimental hexagonal type for housing developer

Greenspace creates experimental hexagonal type for housing developer Design Week Both towers have a distinctive hexagonal form, which is the basis for Greenspace's AHP Six typeface design. Printing blocks were handmade from maple wood by Thomas Mayo & Co and have been laser cut to make an entire typeface , which Greenspace ... Source: Greenspace … Continue reading Greenspace creates experimental hexagonal type for housing developer

Quirky font magically adjusts to what you’re writing

With its geometric angles and art-deco aesthetic, Futuracha has become one of the most popular free fonts used by designers all over the world. Created in 2012 by Athens-based creative team høly , Futuracha is inspired by the pf futura book, with serifs based on Claude Garamond typefaces. Source: Quirky font magically adjusts to what … Continue reading Quirky font magically adjusts to what you’re writing

Fonts You Use Can Reveal Your Personality And Emotions

University Herald Fonts You Use Can Reveal Your Personality And Emotions University Herald The first one was the Sans Serif typeface which includes Arial, Calibri, Verdana, and Century Gothic among others. According to the participants, these fonts show an all-purpose personality type. Source: Fonts You Use Can Reveal Your Personality And Emotions

Using Times New Roman on Your CV Is Like Wearing Joggers to an Interview

POPSUGAR United Kingdom (blog) Using Times New Roman on Your CV Is Like Wearing Joggers to an Interview POPSUGAR United Kingdom (blog) Brian Hoff, creative director of Brian Hoff Design, added that the font is "so no-fuss, it doesn't really lean in one direction or another. Source: Using Times New Roman on Your CV Is … Continue reading Using Times New Roman on Your CV Is Like Wearing Joggers to an Interview

15 Super Useful Typography Tools and Frameworks

Nowadays, web design is almost 95% of typography. Typography includes the use of modern CSS techniques and web fonts, which makes it easy for you to obtain complex things carried out in no time. A web designer that gets the best typography tools can increase the aesthetic appeal of a website. Source: 15 Super Useful … Continue reading 15 Super Useful Typography Tools and Frameworks

The Elements of Style

ATTENTION ALL ENGLISH speakers, you may be misusing the English language without even knowing it.  When you use the word "however" do you mean "nevertheless"? This common mistake and many others are pointed out in this little e-book that I purchased off iTunes for $0.99. Little did I know that Stephen King and EB White … Continue reading The Elements of Style

Lombardic initials

Lombardic Type​

Lombardic Capitals The above drawings show an example of Lombardic letters.  The Lombardic letters were a development by the Italians of the old Roman cursive letters. Most types that are based on them are stiff and formal.  Typographers have been mindful of this and have attempted to make the forms less ornate than some of the … Continue reading Lombardic Type​