Jean François Porchez about Type@Paris
Jean François Porchez explains the new type design program in Paris, which starts this summer.
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.
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.
Blesk—a chromatic typeface inspired by vintage book covers. By Ksenya Samarskaya and
FontYou cloud-based font manager
Access to your favorite fonts, instantly, anywhere.And guess what? It’s free.
The Ad-Man’s Desk Book
A Reliable Guide to Media, Press Advertising, Mail Orer, Sales Letters, Folders, Layouts, Production Methods, etc.
Lost typeface printing blocks found in river Thames
Printing blocks for a typeface called Doves Type has been discovered in the river Thames. The font has not been used for nearly a century as the printing type-blocks, used to print letters, were thrown into the river in 1917.
Hollie Script Pro
A typeface that pays tribute to all letterers that created amazing signs in magazines, walls and windows through the brush lettering during many years, especially in the 50s and 60s. This font is 100% based on the brush traces, it has 2100 glyphs, contextual ligatures from two to four characters …
Sign Painters Limited Edition DVD
The Sign Painters movie is now available on DVD.
Murder in Italic
John Boardley with some notes on the relationship between Francesco Griffo and Aldus Manutius.
Typographics New York
A conference for people who use type. Hosted by CooperType & LubalinCenter
June 5, 2015 until June 6, 2015
Calligraphy Master Class in Kiew
Calligraphy class with Vika and Vita Lopukhiny
February 21, 2015 until February 22, 2015
Fontsmith releases signage font FS Millbank
A font family by Stuart de Rozario specifically made for wayfinding.
New Book: A History of Chromolithography: printed colour for all
By Michael Twyman
British Library £75 / Oak Knoll Press $130, hardback
Weingut 90% off
Weingut Script Flourish is a decorative display font with high contrasts, perfectly drawn to the tiniest details. It’s currently 90% off.
TDC Beatrice Warde Scholarship
The TDC Beatrice Warde Scholarship is sponsored by the Type Directors Club and Monotype in the amount of $5,000 and will be awarded to a female student currently enrolled in her junior undergraduate year to be applied directly to her senior year tuition, which begins September 2015 and concludes in May 2016.
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