It is interesting to see how color fonts are being used in new ways and in particular how for the first time all identities can be rendered into usable fonts.
Type Designer Mark Frömberg shares how important self-made program tools are to his type design practice. Together with TypeThursday founder Thomas Jockin, Mark goes into how you can start to integrate coding into how you make fonts, a brief discussion on Higher Order Interpolation (HOI) and finally do you need to know programing to make variable fonts.
But apparently google auto clones out thumbs in their digitization of books. But Whitney Trettien (who’s profile notes she gesticulates wildly about old books) started a number of twitter threads about the bizarre phenomenon.
“I have always been interested in the topic of synesthesia and I wanted to explore typography together with sound” Zheng told Typeroom of her LOOK/HEAR project which explores the relationship between scenes and soundscapes, looking and hearing. “A system of aural and visual signals generates shifting typographic forms and triggers associations about people and environment”.