“We’ve also injected a bit of modernity into the design by creating numerous ‘Herb Lubalin’ style alternates, as well as stylistic diacritics.” It’s Nice That caught up with the designer to learn more about the project and its origins.

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AuthorNicole Phillips

This article makes my heart sing! Gudrun Zapf von Hesse, bookbinder, and lettering artist, released her first typeface this week coinciding with her 100th birthday. Ferdinand Ulrich tells the story of the faces origin and the 70 year transformation of Hesse Antiqua from a lettering alphabet into a typeface.

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AuthorNicole Phillips
CategoriesPEOPLE

Instead of emphasizing the mechanical aspects of monspaced fonts, Marcin Typewriter champions contrast. The result is a highly legible monospaced typeface which neither looks too nostalgic nor too techy. Check out Marcin Typewriter & its antique pairing here

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AuthorNicole Phillips
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AuthorNicole Phillips
CategoriesFONTS

Colour and variable fonts expand the boundaries of typeface design and development, but we're are only just starting to seeing their potential in action. This talk reviews the nature of these new formats as well as what they may make possible.