Typography Weekly #11
ca Typography Competition Call for Entries
Deadline: September 4, 2015
Suggested By Member Ric…
Seen is a font that has a preloaded set of sensitive “spook words” that the NSA and other agencies are using to scan through our documents. Once one of the words on the “list” is written, the font automatically crosses it out.
Typographic Tipping Point
“How many typefaces is too many typefaces? A million? 100 million? Or is it the case, as Massimo Vignelli memorably observed, that a graphic designer can function effectively with only a small stable of thoroughbred sans and serif typefaces?”
Bigelow & Holmes: On Font Weight
History and current practice of font weights and their naming schemes.
Fontscout, an iPad app to browse the MyFonts collection
“FontScout is an app for iPad that lets you browse the MyFonts collection based on visual similarity. This app gives you a new way to explore the world of fonts. Use FontScout to find the perfect font for your project and discover unknown gems.”
New Logo for Facebook done In-house with Eric Olson
“Now that we are established, we set out to modernize the logo to make it feel more friendly and approachable.”
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