×
×
I LOVE TYPOGRAPHY

I Love Typography (ILT) combines the world’s most popular typography blog with a new and innovative place to shop for your favorite fonts.

Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Magnat

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.

read

An Interview with Fontfabric

We interviewed the brilliantly talented folk at Fontfabric. Their clients include high-profile brands like Nike, Lipton, Hyundai, CNET, and the US national football team. We talked about how they got started, what makes them tick, and about their new release, Audela.

read

Fonts in the Twilight Zone

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

read

An Interview with Ulrike Rausch

Ulrike Rausch is an author and award-winning type designer based in Berlin. She’s also the designer of one of my all-time favorite handwriting typefaces, the beautiful and authentic, LiebeHeide.

read

On Type Design & Volcanoes

An Interview with John Hudson, co-founder of Tiro Typeworks, world-class type designer and expert in font technology. We talk with him about the award-winning superfamily, Brill, the challenges of multilingual typography, volcanoes and walking the dog.

read

Ask ILT: Fashion Fonts

In episode #2 of Ask ILT, I tackle the question, Why do fashion brands and magazines use so much Bodoni & Didot? Read on to find out why!

read

Ask ILT: Grotesque & Neo-Grotesque

For the first in my brand new series of reader questions, I begin with two common type classifications. They sound pretty much the same and they do have a lot in common, but their differences are significant, and that makes them suitable for different applications.

read

Talking about type: Introducing CEDARS+

Introducing CEDARS, a new way to describe and discover type. What it is, how it works, and how it’s more useful than traditional typeface classification systems.

read

Talking about Type

After more than 50 years, the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI) chose to de-adopt (dump) the Vox-ATypI font classification system. Why the breakup? And does it really matter? Is there anything to be gained by devising replacement systems? Do we need font classification at all? And what’s a typographic dog?

read

Fonts in Focus: Louche

Issue #3 of Fonts in Focus takes a look at Joona Louhi’s weird and wonderful, high contrast display typeface, Louche. Unusual weight distribution and some unorthodox and quirky details make this new release well worth a second look.

read

for the best in type news & special offers – our world-famous newsletter
sign up now for 10% off

Typeface Categories

Copyright © 2021, I Love Typography Ltd. Typeset in LFT Arnoldo and Lektorat