James Edmonson of OhNo TypeCo’s latest article talks about the business of starting out in the type design business and the shortcomings of his debut typeface. “I was too excited, eager, and inexperienced to care. Obviously, one cannot see the things one cannot see, but slowly, mistakes born of naivety began to show their ugly faces one by one.”

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Pedro Arillia wrote this insightful article on using the right symbols in the right place: “We savour the silent sonority of words, the intimate rhythm of a sentence, the vibrant materialisation of language in black and white, and the stimulating arrangement of plumb soldiers. We both (you and me) are devoted lovers of the written word; and between us (you — the reader, and me — the writer) there is a vital link called typography

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Northern Block published Spencer (designed by Sofie Beier) which was based on super interesting research into legibility, homoglyphs and commonly confused forms in typography. This calligraphic semi-serif has been carefully designed to provide easily distinguishable letterforms that are practical in use, as well as aesthetically appealing.

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