Typography Weekly #127
The Linotype Book Project
“This book will be both a historical study of untold Linotype stories and a beautiful coffee-table book filled with amazing images from the world’s best collections of Linotype ephemera.”
Leipzig Museum für Druckkunst receives unique cultural treasure from Dresden
The Leipzig Museum für Druckkunst is taking over the unique collection of historical printed matter, type matrices and machines of the Offizin Haag-Drugulin printing workshop which closed down at the beginning of the year, following the death of its owner, Professor Eckehart SchumacherGebler.
Ama Foundry for Arabic type launched
Ama Foundry is a manifestation of Arabic type designer Lara Captan’s life project. She dreams of creating a more experimental, more thoroughly-researched, and more precisely crafted Arabic type landscape together with you.
Shaping the Future of Typography: An Exploration of OpenType 2.0 Enhancements and Impact
Improvements of OpenType currently being discussed as ATypI Paris. An article by Marianna Paszkowska.
Monotype inks deal with The Font Bureau to acquire collection of type designer David Berlow’s typefaces
Thirty-nine typefaces from The Font Bureau, including David Berlow classics Belizio, and Bureau-Grot, join the Monotype Library.
AI can now set (almost) perfect typography
Stability.ai announced Deep Floyd, a generative AI capable of setting perfect typography in any setting made of any material under any conditions imaginable.
How to design fonts. A new book from Blaze Type
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