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  • Typography Weekly #25

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      Most Popular Fonts at MyFonts in 2015

      “Unlike most other Best-of-the-Year lists, this one is based on sales. Not simply the total sales volume across the year, as that would give the oldest font families an unfair advantage.”

      www.myfonts.com

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      Trump Mediaeval: The Story of its Creation

      Dissertation by Norbert Krausz submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the MA in Typefaces Design, University of Reading, UK September 2015.

      www.typeculture.com

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      Shady Characters now available in Polish

      Translated by Magdalena Komorowska and entitled Ciemne typki (I am reliably informed that this is quite a clever pun in Polish), the book is available now from empik.com and other online stores.

      www.shadycharacters.co.uk

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      Bram de Does (1934–2015)

      On 28 December 2015, Dutch type designer and typographer Bram de Does (* 1934) passed away.

      www.isoglosse.de

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      Riccardo Sartori

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      TDC Beatrice Warde Scholarship

      “While going through our archives, the Type Directors Club discovered that Beatrice Warde was its first female member. It was very exciting to learn that Ms. Warde, journalist, typographical scholar, and communicator on typography, was part of our organization.”

      www.tdc.org

      Riccardo Sartori

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      The Missing 11th of the Month

      “Alas, the reason is far is far more mundane: a numeral 1 looks a lot like a capital I or a lowercase l or a lowercase i in most of the fonts used for printing books. An 11 also looks like an n, apparently.”

      drhagen.com

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      Releasing Your First Typeface: An Interview with Font Bureau’s Victoria Rushton

      There is a lot to consider when releasing a typeface out to the public. Naming, marketing and working with others to name a few things. These are even more daunting when it’s your first typeface. TypeThursday talked about these issues with Font Bureau’s Victoria Rushton.

      medium.com

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      The Art of Hand Lettering

      “Based in Portland, Oregon, hand-lettering artist Dina Rodriguez specializes in commercial illustration and branding for creative businesses. We sat down with Dina to find out more about her process, dealing with client feedback, and how her marketing background makes her a great designer.”

      blog.invisionapp.com

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