Jony Ive’s name will forever be associated with Apple and the iPhone. But what’s he been up to since leaving Apple? Would you believe this is the work of Ives? A beautiful departure:
We would like to give thanks this Thanksgiving to the brilliant designers who give shape to our words, so we’re taking a bold step that no other font distributor has taken before: All income goes to the foundries and designers.
When we launched our store back in June, we did so with 40 indie foundries. Today, just five months on, we’re thrilled to announce a second cohort of 21 foundries and more than 200 font families. Joining us are established classics to new and cutting-edge foundries from around the world.
Calligrapher, designer, educator, and artist, Seb Lester has attracted a huge and devoted following — both for his talent and wit. On Instagram, a million followers get to see Seb at work, penning everything from famous logos to exquisite copperplate and formal gothic scripts. We asked Seb to choose his favorite calligraphy inspired fonts.
In this second episode of our new monthly column, the legendary Steven Heller takes a closer look at one of his favorite fonts. Oposta, designed by Pedro Leal for DSType, with swashes aplenty, is an unabashed and oversized slab serif that seamlessly melds flamboyance and finesse.
In this debut issue of our new monthly column, design legend Steven Heller takes a look at René Bieder’s Magnat font family. Heller is not only an award-winning designer, design educator, and author and editor of hundreds of books, but is also one of the world’s foremost commentators and historians of graphic design.
Among my favorite kinds of typefaces are those that don’t fit neatly into predefined or existing categories; those that dip their toes into more than one genre, or take their cues from disparate historical periods. These twilight zone hybrids aren’t always easy to pull off. Welcome to Magnat…