The league of Moveable type launch the weekly typographic a podcast discussing new developments (& recent discoveries) in the world of type and their work in progress. (I confess I am sharing without having listened yet) but I have subscribed and look forward to catching up soon.

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The designers foundry have created a swish souvenir pack for Jan Weidemüller's new typeface Koor – I LOVE the contrast in this face - with 3 optical sizes and 6 weights each. The ltd edition pack has an A2 poster specimen with any Koor purchase $50+. Or free specimen poster & "OPEN TYPE" socks with purchase of the full family.

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Vol.co hosts crowd funded campaigns to publish books by artists and designers. The platform is backed by Thames & Hudson, an experienced publisher that will help the titles get exposure and add confidence for consumers. Printmaker Anthony Burrill has a campaign live now!

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CategoriesBOOKS

Footnotes is a type design periodical published by La Police type foundry's Mathieu Christe. I thoroughly enjoyed issue A and am excited to read this follow up edition which features Brigitte Schuster, François Rappo, Christian Mengelt, Adrien Vasquez, Frank Grießhammer, Alice Savoie, Dorine Sauzet & Sébastien Morlighem get your copy here

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Mike Abbink, the typeface’s designer, dove into the IBM archives to reflect the company's belief system & legacy in a contemporary cntext. Hoping IBM Plex, could become just as iconic–a kind of Helvetica for this century. The Plex family includes a sans serif, serif, and monospace versions. Open Source Download IBM Plex here.

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Celebrates the pioneering spirit of Joshua Darden's Freight, which revolutionised how type designers approach optical size in the digital era and highlights a startling disparity in the world of type design. (The TypographHer website currently uses Freight Sans).

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