For most of us, story books are our first introduction to reading and letter recognition. For a lucky few, it’s a gateway to loving type. in this event (part of the Letterform Lecture series, co-presented by Type@Cooper West and the San Francisco Public Library), Kate will explore how type can be used for good and evil in the rich world of children’s books.
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.
London-based type foundry Fontsmith’s new typeface FS Irwin takes a transatlantic look at lettering.