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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Feneon

Steven Heller takes a closer look at Craig Eliason’s magnificent Feneon font family.

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From Rock to Screw to New York Times: An interview with Steven Heller

Travel back to the sixties, and the scene of underground design, in this live interview with Steven Heller discussing his memoir Growing Up Underground: A Memoir of Counterculture New York.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Slag

From the moment I started the engine in first gear with Slag Black, then accelerated to Slag Inline, Two Line, Three Line, and finally slid into Five Line, I felt an exhilarating jolt. There is so much color and texture in Slag’s linear geometric variations – and in the combination of large and small caps (which replaces lowercase letters) – that I was satisfied that the Slag family WAS the winnes in this month’s type road race.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Farandole & Lustik

This month it’s Font of the Month with an s! Yes, Steve heller takes a look at two unorthodox layer font families from rising French star Francis Chouquet. Vive la play!

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Bangel

Naming a typeface is like naming a newborn baby, kitten or puppy. The name either must reveal heritage or suggest personality. Sometimes a name triggers obvious connections; for example, the given or surname of the designer(s) or client the face has been designed for makes a lot of sense. Other times the name is a […]

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Ambicase

In 1958 Bradbury Thompson developed the ‘monoalphabet’, a type whose distinctive concept was that uppercase and lowercase forms were identical. The monoalphabet was modeled on his favorite serif face, Baskerville, with lowercase a, e, m, and n mixed with uppercase letters.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Pufff

Follow Steven Heller as he takes a closer look at a counter-less wonder called Pufff. Designed by Rob Keller, this brilliantly bloated beauty hits all the right notes.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Astronef Super

Join Steven Heller for this special episode of Font of the Month as he takes a closer look at Astronef Super, a playful, bold, and brilliant new font family designed by Jean François Porchez.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Boucan

Join Steven Heller for this special episode of Font of the Month as he takes a closer look at the brand new Boucan, an innovative, playful, and brilliant new font family from Malou Verlomme.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Nicholas

In this seventh episode of Font of the Month, Steven Heller goes back to the future with Nick Shinn’s magnificent Nicholas typeface family. Reminiscing about the great Herb Lubalin’s extra tight type settings in Avant Garde and Fact magazines of the 1960s, and then back to the present day and a typeface inspired by that era and those legends.

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