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.
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.
Strangelove NextSlab 50% off
Strangelove NextSlab is a serif version of our bestseller Strangelove Next. It contains 3 styles with two weights each.
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.
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.
Jean François Porchez about [email protected]
Jean François Porchez explains the new type design program in Paris, which starts this summer.
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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.
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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.
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
Calligraphy Master Class in Kiew
Calligraphy class with Vika and Vita Lopukhiny
“A majestic typeface uses digital means to achieve traditional ends.” From Hoefler & Co.
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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