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Typeface Design

Starting in the fall of 2010, the Continuing Education Department of The Cooper Union, in conjunction with the Type Directors Club, offers a Certificate Program in Typeface Design.

Typeface design at Cooper Union

Very nice web design by Nick Sherman.

WebINK

WebINK, another new webfonts service. This one from Extensis:

Let me know if you’ve had the opportunity to use it. Currently in beta.

iPad vs Kindle

An interesting readability study on the two devices, from Jakob Nielsen.

via @iA

Jules Verne

Jules Verne cover designs by Jim Tierney from Jim Tierney on Vimeo.

via @ashetler

New FontFont webfonts

I was thinking, if only Scala & Scala Sans were released as web fonts. Well, now they’re here, and accompanied by some 300 others from the FontFont library.

Two minutes with Akira Kobayashi

via Fonts.com

Biome — the making of a typeface

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A biome in nature is essentially an ecosystem. It’s also the name for my new typeface family. And now that the 14-weight Biome™ Wide family is complete, I’m able to look back on the process.

read this article

Folder Type

22,655 folders! Folder Type (Spanish) [Google English]

Font Hinting

An excellent article on hinting from Typotheque.

Font Hinting

Two Minutes with Alice Savoie

Read ILT’s Interview with Alice Savoie.
You can follow Alice on Twitter.

An Introduction to OpenType Substitution Features

I have published this article as a page. You can read it here.
Right now I’m unable to get the JavaScript working within a WordPress post. Once fixed, the page will redirect to a proper WordPress post. In the meantime, if you’d like to comment, then you can do so below, through Twitter, or via email at johno@ilovetypography.com

Read An Introduction to OpenType Substitution Features.

World Cup part 2

Côte d’Ivoire shirts use Olembe typeface from Commerical Type:

Also used for Ghana, Cameroon, and some other African nations’ shirts.

Update: See Yves’ World Cup Typography.

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