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Arabic Type 2020: After the Fall
Member Ric… posted a news entry in Typography Weekly #107
Member Ric… posted a news entry in Typography Weekly #106
The typefaces of Georg Salden
Member Ric… posted a news entry in Typography Weekly #104“With a storied career spanning over 60 years and hundreds of original fonts that speak to the aesthetics of an era, type designer Georg Salden is one of the most significant and diverse type designers of our time. Despite much of his work having a lasting influence on type culture, Salden remains relatively unknown internationally – a fact which may be due to his independence as a designer, never having worked for large font foundries.” Now available on LudwigType.
Support Independent Type
Member Ric… posted a news entry in Typography Weekly #103
The Pronunciation of European Typeface
Ralf Herrmann posted a video in Typography Videos
The Geometry of Type
Ralf Herrmann posted a directory entry in Typography BooksThe Geometry of Type explores 100 traditional and modern typefaces in loving detail, with a full spread devoted to each entry. Characters from each typeface are enlarged and annotated to reveal key features, anatomical details, and the finer, often-overlooked elements of type design, which shows how these attributes affect mood and readability. Sidebar information lists the designer and foundry, the year of release and the different weights and styles available, while feature boxes explain the origins and best uses for each typeface, such as whether it is suitable for running text or as a display font for headlines. To help the reader spot each typeface in the wider world, the full character set is shown, and the best letters for identification are highlighted. This beautiful and highly practical work of reference for font spotters, designers and users is a close-up celebration of typefaces and great type design. Typefaces introduced in this book: Adobe Jenson, Cala, Bembo Book, FF Clifford, FF Scala, Lexicon, Minion, Garamond Premier, MVB Verdigris, Adobe Caslon, Baskerville Original, Mrs Eaves, Plantin, Arnhem, Times New Roman, Le Monde Journal, Bauer Bodoni, ITC Bodoni, H&FJ Didot, Filosofia, Farnham, New Century Schoolbook, Miller, Eames Century Modern, Ingeborg, Melior, Neue Swift, Skolar, Fedra Serif, FF Meta Serif, Doko, Luxury Diamond, Albertus, Modesto, Trajan, Berau Grot, Knockout, FF Bau, Univers, Neue Helvetica, Akkurat, National, Antique Olive, Bell Centennial, News Gothic, Benton Sans, Whitney, Futura ND, Avenir, Gotham, ITC Avant Garde, Calibre/Metric, FF DIN, Interstate, Verlag, Klavika, MVB Solano Gothic, Forza, Gill Sans, FF Yoga Sans, Frutiger, Myriad, Verdana, Syntax, Cronos, TheSans, Auto, Optima, Beorcana, FF Meta, Amplitute, Fedra Sans, FF Dax, FF Balance, Giza, Clarendon, Farao, Heron Serif, Archer, Neutraface Slab, Rockwell, PMN Caecilia, FF Unit Slab, Adelle, Freight Micro, Kinescope, Studio Slant, Radio, Bickham Script, Tangier, Suomi Hand Script, Nitti, Ed Interlock, Bree, Rumbe, Trade Gothic Condensed Bold No. 20, Heroic Condensed, Cabazon, SangBleu, Marian