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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.

World Cup

Watching the Italy v Paraguay game, I was frequently distracted by the nice type on their shirts. Twitter revealed the answer:

@ilovetypography Italy’s shirts use a custom typeface called Crepello, designed by our very own Paul Barnes for Puma. #worldcup

“at last a typeface for sports designed by a proper designer.” — @espiekermann

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Founders Grotesk

The impetus for Founders Grotesk originally came from Duncan Forbes of The International Office. We had often discussed the nature and usefulness of the classic grotesks, and the possibility of creating a new one. After trawling through my 1912 Miller & Richard specimen, he became enamoured with their series of Grotesques, particularly the No.7 all-caps showing.

Grotesque No.7, Miller & Richard, 1912

read this article

Google Font Directory

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David Carson

And the more I listen to these presentations, the more convinced I am that a presenter’s job is not to teach but to inspire.

Robin Nicholas

The Art of American Book Covers

Richard Minsky’s new book, ‘The Art of American Book Covers’ available for pre-order:

Reviewed over at Fine Books & Collections.

Founders Grotesk

This is just lovely. Everything that is good about the Grotesques is to be found in Kris Sowersby’s newly released Founders Grotesk.

Be sure to take a look at the PDF specimen too.

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