4 new type design tools from Glyphs as free beta
MergeGlyphs (Compare and merge two Glyphs files), CommitGlyphs (Commit your Glyphs files to a git repository), FontTableViewer (Take a Peek in Your OpenType Fonts), TextPreview (Preview Your Fonts on the Mac)
House Industries exhibition: A Type of Learning
An exhibition by House Industries at The Henry Ford Museum
May 27, 2017 until September 4, 2017
Marina Chaccur on calligraphy, lettering and type
David Sudweeks interviews Marina Chaccur on the impossible task of separating lettering from its related disciplines, and how her work has changed since the lettering boom.
Introducing Source Han Serif, a new open source Pan-CJK typeface
“When we released Source Han Sans in 2014, the news made a huge impact among the millions of people who rely on Pan-CJK typefaces for their day-to-day work. Today we’re delighted to announce the release of its serif counterpart, Source Han Serif.”
Nicolas Jenson and the success of his roman type
A close look at the earliest types cut in Venice shows that Jenson is one of the most important characters in the history of typography.
The Evolution of Chromatic Type
An I Love Typography article by Jamie Clarke.
Kickstarter: W. A. Dwiggins: A Life in Design
Written & designed by Bruce Kennett. The first comprehensive biography of one of the most innovative designers of the 20th century.
Video: All 69 New Emojis for 2017
These are the confirmed final emojis for 2017. These are from the Emojipedia Sample Image collection, demonstrating how these emojis might look when released on major phones later in 2017.
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