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Watching workers paint letters onto the road is incredibly soothing. Read More >>
My students love to design posters using the classic eye chart composition, and frequently ask “What typeface should I use for this?” There was no definitive answer, so I decided to investigate.
It's all because the new logo ditched the complicated serif font.
The company's primary-coloured logo has become more and more problematic throughout its existence, and it has everything to do with these sneaky little serifs. Let's examine the transformation.
In remembrance of Hermann Zapf – the German type designer who died this week at 96 years of age.
Meet the designers and researchers working hard to create typefaces that are legible on Apple Watch and other tiny displays.
Exhibition curator stumbles across the Haas Unica font after it had sat for years in hiding.
The story of a brilliant and creative luddite who, fearing for the future of his trade, decided to take matters into his own hands – by chucking his livelihood into the Thames.
Typeface big-players Monotype has purchased emoji-maker Swyft for $12m, citing the future landscape of font-making.
Spending hours labouring over an InDesign template can feel like thankless work, but at least while you're shedding bitter tears for butchered layouts, these design puns will give you something else to groan about. Read More >>
The duo want to find buildings that look like letters from a bird's-eye view and create an alphabet from the images.
Although it's well-documented that creating fonts can be an art, two mathematicians show that it can also be a science.
Apple, Trapper Keeper, and Reebok – three of the most well-known brands of the 1980s, and three companies that used the same futuristic-looking typeface to do it.
Fonts are everywhere, and they can be a little bland. These nine fonts are a breath of fresh air, and are made from things you'd normally find around the house.
Helping us navigate, jetlagged, using strange languages, good wayfinding means sticking to clear, legible typefaces. So how do designers choose?
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