I Love Typography

Typography Kills!

News Just In Shock, surprise, awe. Just some of the emotions I’ve experienced since launching I Love Typography. I never imagined that there would be such a positive response to a blog about typography. Thousands of visitor from all around the globe, numerous comments and several hundred emails expressing thanks, or requesting further information and […]

Who shot the serif?

Typography Terms One of the reasons for starting this site was that I felt there just wasn’t enough being said about the topic. Secondly, and more significantly, I always found it difficult to quickly locate typographic resources. The long-term aim of this blog is to be such a resource, a one-stop-shop for everything about typography, […]

Identify That Font

What font is that? Ever seen a typeface (font) you like but couldn’t identify it? I once knew an Art Director who was able to identify just about any typeface I showed him. However, in recent years, even he responds with, I don’t have a clue. So where to turn? Well, rather than publishing my […]

Type You Like Mobile

Shoot Type Ever see an example of Type You Like? A street sign, a strap-line on a billboard poster, the type on a book cover, or even the typeface on your toothpaste. Well, I’m a little obsessive in my photographing type and lettering, but I’d like to share that obsession; what’s more, I’d like you […]

Smashing typography

The Smashing magazine blog is one of my design favourites. The articles are often great sources of inspiration; sometimes. 80 Beautiful Typefaces for Professional Design. Let’s take a look at over 80 gorgeous typefaces for professional design, based upon suggestions from designers and web-developers all over the world. The post — besides the examples (there […]

Helmut Schmid at ddd Osaka

Events The 155th ddd Gallery exhibition adds representative works by Helmut Schmid to the original exhibition, presenting a more comprehensive picture of his design. The exhibition entitled helmut schmid: design is attitude, will run from August 23 to September 26, 2007. Schmid, now based in Osaka, Japan, studied under Emil Ruder in Basel in the […]

Helmut Schmid

Mr Swiss Helmut Schmid, born 1942 in Austria as a German citizen. Studies in Switzerland at the Basel School of Design under Emil Ruder, Kurt Hauert and Robert Buchler. Later works in West Berlin and Stockholm (covers for Grafisk Revy). After Montreal (Ernst Roch Design) and Vancouver he works in Osaka for NIA (for Taiho […]

Welcome to I Love Typography

Volume One I collect samples of ‘type’ wherever I go, usually recording it with a photograph. The simple aim of this blog is to record and share those findings, and to get your typographic juices flowing. I intend to broaden this site’s scope in time; ideally, I’d love to make it all things type, with […]

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