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Beauty and Ugliness in Type design

Peter Biľak on the process of designing his newly released Karloff typeface, demonstrating just how closely related beauty and ugliness are. Karloff explores the idea of irreconcilable differences — how two extremes could be combined into a coherent whole.

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The Week in Type

Closing your eyes to see, covering your ears to hear It has been a while since my last roundup, so buckle up. For those interested, I recently moved 4322.8 km (2686.06 miles) from my home in Japan to my new home in Vietnam. After nine wonderful years in Japan, it was time to move on. […]

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An Interview with Stéphane Elbaz

Stéphane Elbaz is graphic and type designer working in New York and Paris. In 2009 he was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Type Design from the Type Directors Club of New York for his type family Geneo, recently published by Typofonderie. He is the first typeface designer from outside the foundry to be published […]

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Krul & the untold history of the ‘Amsterdamse Krulletter’

In a way, my research into the ‘Amsterdamse Krulletter’ (Amsterdam’s Curly Letter) began eight years ago as I was walking down the streets of what is possibly the city’s most beautiful district, the Jordaan. As every local knows, this area hosts quite a few of the old, traditional pubs that the locals call ‘bruin cafés’ […]

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Costco Typography

The Week in Type Welcome to another ‘week’ in type. So much is happening, I can barely keep up. If you haven’t already read it, then head on over to Typographica for their brilliant list of 50 favorite typeface releases of 2011. A great list and some fine reviews. Really like Typographica’s use of FF […]

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タイプデザイナー 岡野邦彦 Quintet書体インタビュー

by Taro Yumiba 2010年の九月から約一年間、オランダ、ハーグにある王立芸術アカデミー、通称KABKのTypemediaコースに留学されたタイプデザイナーの岡野邦彦さんに卒業制作で取り組まれた書体Quintetを中心にインタビューさせて頂いた。

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All sorts of type

The Week in Type The type-obsessive, thoroughly inspiring Andrew Byrom in this TEDxUCLA talk, If h is a chair:

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Sayonara 2010

The Week in Type Two thousand and ten has been something of a blur, but it’s been a good year. It’s been another good year for type design and typography, with some great new work, and some wonderful new type designs. So, to ease you into 2011, and the wonders that await, I present to […]

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Codex type

the week in type Perhaps you thought ‘The Week in Type’ was dead. Well, this post marks its resurrection. It won’t be weekly just yet, but from 2011 it will be: a weekly roundup of new releases, type and lettering to inspire, type tips, videos, and lots, lots more. If you haven’t yet subscribed to […]

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Jean-Luc (Godard)

C’est gratuit! Today is Jean-Luc Godard’s birthday. To Celebrate, Atelier Carvalho Bernau Design has just released JeanLuc, a typeface inspired by the titles for films like “Deux ou trois choses que je sais d’elle.” (1967). The JeanLuc typeface is free, so download it now. Téléchargez et profitez-en!

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Capucine

New Fonts The delightful new Capucine by Alice Savoie. Available through Process Type Foundry. Related: ILT’s interview with Alice. Two minutes with Alice Savoie.

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Amman

New Type FF Amman Sans and FF Amman Serif from Yanone: New (type) face for Amman from Yanone on Vimeo.

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Geotica

New Fonts New from Jos buivenga, and now available from MyFonts. Geotica, with one style free.

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Anchor

New Fonts Anchor, a very nice rounded sans from Eric Olson. Available in four weights from Process Type.

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Panno Text

New Fonts Panno Text, drawn by Pieter van Rosmalen. Available from Bold Monday.

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Fan Script

New Fonts A voluptuous new script from Ale Paul of Sudtipos. Meet Fan Script:

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Acorde

New Fonts A very nice, no-nonsense, humanist sans from Stefan Willerstorfer. Meet Acorde:

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Founders Grotesk

By Kris Sowersby 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 […]

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Founders Grotesk

New from Klim Type Foundry 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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Designing Armitage

I had been studying this style of letters on similar buildings in Washington, D.C., and something about them always felt a little dull. But in the Claremount letters I found life in the charming way the awkward proportions and loose spacing came together.

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Twenty-ten type

The Week in Type Hoping that everyone is feeling refreshed, invigorated and inspired after Christmas and New Year. That we are now in 2010 is arbitrary, but it is at the same time a marker, the end of something, and the beginning of something else; a kind of armistice, an opportunity to dump all the […]

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Sex, lies, & type

The Week in Type Welcome to a slightly later than usual week in type. Lots happening in the world of web fonts — links to the best content below. There’s also free stuff, so don’t click away.

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Karbon type

The Week in Type I’m struggling to keep up with all that’s new in type. Exciting times. Lots of great new releases, and some very novel and creative uses of type and lettering. Let’s jump straight in. I am tempted to try something like this:

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Tungsten type

the week in type Let’s begin with something tougher than steel from H&FJ. Meet the just-released Tungsten. [insert superlatives here]

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Encyclopædic type

The Week in Type It’s been a little while since the last week in type. I have so many links, so many new releases, so much news to share, I wonder where I should begin. I know, let’s start with a great site based on a very simple idea — Typedia is an encyclopedia of […]

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