Typography Weekly #54
Emoji One 3.0 released
“The EmojiOne design team has spent the last several months redesigning, refining, and in some cases completely recreating the entire collection, presented now as version 3.0.”
Typofonderie releases Mencken
“An American Scotch typeface remixed à la française in 63 styles.”
Suggested By Member Joë…
In memory of Gilbert Baker, creator of the Rainbow Flag, we've created a font for all
On 31 March, 2017, Gilbert Baker the creator of the iconic Rainbow Flag sadly passed away. Mr. Baker was both an LGBTQ activist and artist, and was known for helping friends create banners for protests and marches. To honor the memory of Gilbert Baker, NewFest and NYC Pride partnered with Fontself to create a free font inspired by the design language of the iconic Rainbow Flag, the font was named 'Gilbert' after Mr. Baker.
The variable state of the browsers, early 2017
“A few days after the TYPO Labs conference in Berlin it seems like a good idea to summarize the current capabilities of the major browsers in handling variable fonts.”
Kazakhstan: President Calls for Switch to Latin Alphabet by 2025
“Nursultan Nazarbayev wrote in Kazakh language newspaper Egemen Kazakhstan that under government plans, all official documents, periodicals and books in Kazakh should be published in Latin letters by that date.”
New and 50% off: FF Casus
“Inspired by the early Antiquas of the 18th century, Eugene Yukechev’s modern design adds a fresh touch to these easily legible fonts.”
Suggested By Member Ric…
Eric Gill: can we separate the artist from the abuser?
Eric Gill was one of the great British artists of the 20th century – and a sexual abuser of his own daughters. A new exhibition at Ditchling asks: how far should an artist’s life affect our judgment of their work?
Apply now for Typography & Language at Esad, Amiens
“The main objective is to train the typeface designers of tomorrow. Each session lasts for 16 months from September to February and enrolment is open till July.”
Suggested By Member Jan…
New illustrated typeface with a joyful look and feel
The typeface SwingKing is the work of the Danish illustrator Erik Sørensen.
It started as writing by hand, but it is not the handwriting of Erik. It is more like an illustration of his handwriting. What we tried to achieve was something improvised in a planed way. That is why we call it an illustrated typeface. See more on theivyfoundry.com
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