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  • Typography Weekly #90

      Riccardo Sartori

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      Typography 2020: A special listicle for America

      “Book publishers spend a lot on cover design. Candidates likewise spend a lot on their public presentation. Why? For the same reasons: voters (or readers) are going to make judgments based on design factors (whether consciously or not). So just as we should feel justified judging a book by its cover—because that’s what it’s for—we should likewise feel justified considering how typography reflects on each candidate.”

      practicaltypography.com

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      Emoji — to infinity … and beyond‽

      “To read Uni­code’s own as­sess­ment, it sounds very much like the con­sor­tium would prefer to re­move it­self from the role of emoji ar­biter by al­low­ing any­one to send any char­ac­ters they like, not only the emoji in the Uni­code stand­ard, as im­ages em­bed­ded in their text.”

      shadycharacters.co.uk

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      Riccardo Sartori

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      Remembering Freda Sack

      “Freda Sack was a type designer and typographer who took an important lead in shaping the professional craft of type design and, through her work with the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD), helped to improve standards and to enhance educational opportunities in the field of typography.”

      www.alphabettes.org

      Riccardo Sartori

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      A typeface for visual impairment

      “Word massing, spacing, the structure of the letters: the concept for Luciole adheres to a dozen specific design criteria to provide the best possible reading experience for the visually impaired. Particular care has been taken in drawing the figures, mathematical signs, and punctuation.”
      Available under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

      www.luciole-vision.com

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      Why the US Government Just Made Its Own Font

      “Public Sans, a sharp new typeface for interface design has been made freely available, courtesy of a somewhat unusual source: the United States federal government.”

      motherboard.vice.com

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      The lettering of Helmut Salden was turned into a font family

      “The Salden fonts are our tribute to the man who was dubbed the face of the Dutch book, and whose work is considered essential in 20th century Dutch design history: Helmut Salden.”

      www.myfonts.com

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      Finding Magic Inside The Printing Plant of the New York Times

      The photographer Christopher Payne spent two years shooting The Times’s printing plant in College Point, Queens. He captured the craft, precision, and unexpected beauty of the newspaper printing process.

      www.nytimes.com

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      Tabular Type Foundry launched

      Tabular Type Foundry is a font label of Toshi Omagari.

      www.myfonts.com

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      Floodfonts

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      New Pulpo Typeface 80% off at Myfonts

      “Pulpo is a friendly and comfortable looking slab serif typeface suitable for running text – a Clarendon using the skeleton of Century Schoolbook. Massive body well readable on screen and on newsprint paper.”


      March 25, 2019 until Mai 3, 2019

      www.myfonts.com

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      Lole Román Gálvez

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      10 Awesome Fontown fonts combinations

      “Combining typefaces to convey a message is challenging, inspiring and fun but is also hard work. It takes time and practice. We have selected for you 10 awesome Fontown font combinations for all your design needs with a contemporary aesthetic. ¡We reveal the font pairings that is going to be trending in 2019!”

      blog.fontown.com

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