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Month: December 2007

Sunday Type: Feel Type

Sayonara 2007 Welcome to the last Sunday Type of 2007. It has certainly been an interesting year. I recently received an email from a reader pointing out that the links to my archives, prior to August 2007 are missing. Well, of course, that’s because iLT didn’t come into existence until that month; it certainly feels […]

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Type faces

An Interview With Neil Summerour Neil has published over 40 typeface families (over 420 fonts). In 1992 he opened his own foundry, Positype. He has also lectured on type design in Japan and the U.S., and his fonts have been used by the likes of XXL Magazine, MTV, VH1 and Sony/Tristar.

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Sunday type: Evan’s Type

A Merry Typemas Am I really writing this on the eve of Christmas Eve! Goodness–all in the name of type. Anyway, I didn’t want you missing your weekly Sunday Type. If there’s anyone sober out there, here goes. Let’s start with an Epic, or rather the Epic typeface from Neil Summerour. I won’t say too […]

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An Interview With Kris Sowersby

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Many of you will have heard of Kris Sowersby, and something tells me that we’re going to be hearing a lot more about him. He’s the guy behind the sans serif typeface National and the serif typeface Feijoa; he was also on the team of three that created (perhaps type of the year?) FF Meta […]

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Sunday Type: x-rated type!

Madame Loves Typography Too Welcome to 2007’s penultimate Sunday Type. Can you believe that 2008 is almost upon us? I remember, as a child, dreaming about the magical year 2000. Well, that’s quite enough reminiscing; don’t want to short out my keyboard with sentimental tears. I had so much material for today’s Sunday Type that […]

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Counterpunch

Book Review by Dan Reynolds Several Reading University classmates of mine from the typeface design programme share a small house. On the dining room wall is a poster that reads: To be blunt, and it is good advice to serious newcomers: do not make the mistake of being afraid to be labelled ‘conventional’, ‘traditional’, or […]

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Sunday Type: Present Type

The Gift of Christmas Type Christmas is fast approaching, and I’ve resisted the temptation to add snow and tinsel to my header. There will be no snow on this blog. I’m sure that most of you–being incredibly well-organised–will have completed your Christmas shopping by now. For those who haven’t, here are some gift ideas for […]

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Logo, Font, and Lettering Bible

Book Review By Cody Curley Welcome to my review of the Logo, Font and Lettering Bible by Leslie Cabarga. There was some talk of this book in the comments of a past article on this beautiful blog. Someone mentioned something of the cover; I think it was me. Anyway, I think it is an absolute […]

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Sunday Type: Freudian Type

The Psychopathology of Fonts Yet another week whizzes by. I’m in the UK now. I must say, that living in Japan, I don’t miss the British weather. First, apologies to everyone who tried to access iLT yesterday, and got a blank page. My host Media Temple has been dreadful of late. iLT was off-line for […]

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