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      Riccardo Sartori

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      Communication Arts’ 2019 Typography Competition

      “Our juried competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and hand lettering. Any typographic project first published or produced from September 2017 through September 2018 is eligible.”

      until September 7, 2018

      www.commarts.com

      Rodrigo Saiani

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      Globotipo - Rede Globo new custom type family designed by Plau

      Making a typeface that one hundred million people see every day is no small task. Plau partnered with Rede Globo’s creative team to do just that. The result is Globotipo, a 3-style, 30-font super family created to refreshed and expand the typographic voice for Brazil’s ultimate broadcaster. Check out the video case above or scroll to learn more. 

      plau.co

      Nadia Papanikolaou

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      Patrick Slack and Jena Myung explore the art of type with accuracy

      “Patrick Slack focuses on design influenced by art and technology. To showcase his work we chose to feature a collaboration that speaks volumes. “Fringe Intermission is an exploration of space using the city as medium” writes Slack.”

      www.typeroom.eu

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      Riccardo Sartori

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      How The 2016 Olympic Logo and Font were Created

      “Our prompt was that the font had to be an exact replica of the letters in the logo,” says Maag, who knew it would be a challenge due to its reverse creative process. “Usually you make the font and then do the logo,” he notes. Dalton Maag had 3 letters and 4 figures to use as a roadmap.

      99u.com

      Riccardo Sartori

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      Alphabettes Mentorship Program

      “Volunteers from our ranks or from outside the group will offer informal help to anyone who is looking for career, industry or educational guidance by professionals in the fields of type, typography, or the lettering arts.”

      www.alphabettes.org

      Riccardo Sartori

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      How typefaces impact your mood

      A somewhat simplicistic introduction to the emotional elements conveyed by the visual design of typefaces.

      www.itsnicethat.com

      Riccardo Sartori

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      British Rail Corporate Identity Manual

      After New York subway’s and NASA’s, here’s another reprint of a classic identity standards manual.

      until December 22, 2015

      www.kickstarter.com

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      Riccardo Sartori

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      Type diff tool: Tiff

      A type diff tool that visually contrasts the differences between two fonts.

      tiff.herokuapp.com

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      TYPO San Francisco Streams

      The TYPO San Francisco live streams (by Jen Bilik, Tash Wong, Chip Kidd, Sarah Hyndman, Erik Marinovich and Daniel Gjøde) can still be watched online. Other talks are online accessible for participants of the event.

      typotalks.com

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      Linotype is looking for a font engineer

      “For our international Font Development Team we are hiring a Font Engineer (m/f) for our Bad Homburg office”.

      monotypeeurope.applicantpro.com

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      Rosetta Type: Neacademia Subhead released

      Neacademia Subhead by Sergei Egorov is the third member of the system of Aldine type revivals from Rosetta.

      www.rosettatype.com

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      11 Facts Yü Should Know About the Umlaut

      mentalfloss.com

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      Typographica: Favorite Typefaces of 2014

      Reviews of notable font releases from the year 2014.

      typographica.org

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      type.js — typographic control for the web

      Type.js allows you to write new CSS properties to take finer typographic control of type styles on the web. Created by Nathan Ford

      typejs.org

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      Lust Hedonist from Positype

      A display typeface by Neil Summerour. Microsite: http://lust.positype.com/Lust-Hedonist/

      www.myfonts.com

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      The Curly Letter of Amsterdam (issuu preview)

      What are the origins of the exurberant swash letters that can be found on the windows of Amsterdam’s most traditional bars? This English/Dutch book by Ramiro Espinoza and Rob Becker tells the story.

      www.lecturisbooks.nl

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      OpenType spec 1.7 now with MATH and color font tables

      The newest version 1.7 of the OpenType spec is fully equivalent to the ISO/IEC 14496-22:2015 (3rd edition) “Open Font Format” standard. The standard will be published in June 2015 and at that time will be freely available for download from the ISO website.

      www.microsoft.com

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      Strangelove NextSlab 50% off

      Strangelove NextSlab is a serif version of our bestseller Strangelove Next. It contains 3 styles with two weights each.

      until April 26, 2015

      www.myfonts.com

      The Guru

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      Women in Design: Slávka Pauliková

      After graduating at the KABK Slávka Pauliková had the typeface she created at Type & Media quickly picked up by FontFont and released as FF Dora. She took some time out of her busy schedule to speak to us about eBooks and living all over the world.

      www.fontshop.com

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      Interview: Gerry Leonidas talks about the type design courses at Reading

      Typejournal.ru in­ter­viewed Uni­versity of Read­ing pro­fess­or and MATD course dir­ect­or Gerry Le­oni­das to find out how they were able to reach such a high level and what is hap­pen­ing on the course today.

      typejournal.ru

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      Jean François Porchez about Type@Paris

      Jean François Porchez explains the new type design program in Paris, which starts this summer.

      porchez.com

      R::bert

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      Americane – a new wood type revival

      Americane Condensed & Americane by HvD fonts is a super family of 24 fonts in total – a normal and a condensed width in six weights with matching italics.

      www.myfonts.com

      R::bert

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      Freight Sans now in compressed

      Phil’s Fonts and GarageFonts are pleased to announce the release of Freight Sans Compressed, the slimmer, taller brother of Freight Sans.

      www.myfonts.com

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      ITC New Veljovic Pro

      30 fonts, currently $99.00 instead of $499.00

      www.myfonts.com

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      Blesk

      Blesk—a chromatic typeface inspired by vintage book covers. By Ksenya Samarskaya and
      James Todd.

      blesktype.com

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