TypeCon2018 Call for Programming
The Society of Typographic Aficionados is now accepting programming proposals for TypeCon2018 — taking place August 1st to 5th in Portland, Oregon.
Futura Family pack for just $49
“With our basic family package we offer you 14 weights from Light to Black, which will convince you of the versatility of this modern classic typeface.”
Type Journal interview: Letters from Sweden
“People are not perfect, why should typefaces be? — wonders Göran Söderström, a founder of the type foundry with the name that speaks for itself — Letters from Sweden.”
50% off: Resistenza releases Story Tales
“Story tale, is a new type family for wonderous, romantic, magical and playful narratives brought to you by Resitenza.”
Typefaces from TypeMedia 2017
“The Master TypeMedia at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, NL, is a one year programme that delves into type design and typography for different contexts including print, screens and interactive media.”
Netflix unveils Netflix Sans
Netflix has unveiled a new custom typeface to be used across the streaming platform’s brand identity, developed by the in-house design team in partnership with foundry Dalton Maag.
A typeface is not a tool
“The assertion “a typeface is a tool” is a typical justification for making new typefaces. It’s convenient, reassuring and sounds practical. It’s also false …”
Fontsmith launches FS Industrie
“Fontsmith launches FS Industrie, a new adaptive type system designed around five different widths and seven different weights, creating a total of 70 different variants (including italics).”
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