Margaret Calvert designs Rail Alphabet 2 typeface for UK stations
Designed for Network Rail, the typeface is an update of Calvert's original Rail Alphabet typeface from the 1960s and was designed together with Henrik Kubel of A2-TYPE.
“Typeland is an independent type design studio based in London. We offer retail fonts exclusively through our own website. We also develop custom fonts, and specialise in multi-script design and production.”
ATypI 2020 All Over
October 27–31, the sixty-fourth annual conference of the non-profit Association Typographique Internationale will be virtual.
Tickets start at $48.
October 27, 2020 until October 31, 2020
Monotype Fontacular sale 2020
“Enter the whimsical and enchanted world of this year’s #FONTACULAR ephemera! With these dreamy deals UP TO 80% OFF, you won’t want to miss out on the world of fairytales, fonts and savings!”until October 23, 2020
Ed Benguiat, a Master of Typography, Is Dead at 92
“A noted graphic designer, he was an expert in typefaces, developing many himself and “fixing” others. His work adorns this newspaper.”
ATypI board nominations are open now
“ATypI board nominations are open NOW, until November 1, 2020! Fill out the simple form, and stand for election to ATypI’s democratically elected board. The election will be held November 4–December 4, 2020, online.”until November 1st, 2020
More than meets the eye: debunking of the display typefaces
“This article is a recap of a talk I made at Fontstand conference in Porto in May 2019. I find the subject still relevant and I hope my thoughts on the matter will be of some value to you.”
EsadType 2020-22, Call for Applications
EsadType is a post-graduate diploma in type design for screen and print. Each student works on a personal research project and receives professional advice and instruction that explores a variety of methods related to both typography and graphic design. Candidate selection is international. Teaching is carried out primarily in English as well as some French. Enrolment takes place in September-October this year because of the pandemics. Each new student intake will begin in January 2021, with stuuntil October 30, 2020
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