Read the book, Typographic Firsts Naming a typeface is like naming a newborn baby, kitten or puppy. The name either must reveal heritage or suggest personality. Sometimes a name triggers obvious connections; for example, the given or surname of the designer(s) or client the face has been designed for makes a lot of sense. Other times the name is a...
Read the book, Typographic Firsts Six must-have font familes. All available from ILT. And a bonus free font too. The post Featured Fonts appeared first on I Love Typography.
Read the book, Typographic Firsts In 1958 Bradbury Thompson developed the ‘monoalphabet’, a type whose distinctive concept was that uppercase and lowercase forms were identical. The monoalphabet was modeled on his favorite serif face, Baskerville, with lowercase a, e, m, and n mixed with uppercase letters. In use, the only way to distinguish case...
Read the book, Typographic Firsts One year ago today, ILT launched its own font store. Our mission is to create a healthy and creative ecosystem for the creators and users of type. Meet the new foundries! The post 21 New Foundries Join ILT appeared first on I Love Typography.
Read the book, Typographic Firsts A year ago we launched I Love Typography’s font store, entering a crowded marketplace dominated by a few big players with very deep pockets. Read about our first 365 days! The post A Year in Type appeared first on I Love Typography.
Read the book, Typographic Firsts Typographics is a design festival that takes place every June in New York. A regular feature in the calendar of any type lover, it feels like it’s been around for much longer than it actually has. This year presents the 8th edition, which will be a hybrid event featuring in-person and online talks. With a […] The...
Read the book, Typographic Firsts Follow Steven Heller as he takes a closer look at a counter-less wonder called Pufff. Designed by Rob Keller, this brilliantly bloated beauty hits all the right notes. The post Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Pufff appeared first on I Love Typography.
Read the book, Typographic Firsts Our monthly roundup of type news and design inspiration. It's all here! The post The Month in Type: May 2022 appeared first on I Love Typography.
Read the book, Typographic Firsts For our first Font Fashion Week, type designer extraordinaire, Mark Simonson, spoke about his new typeface Proxima Sera, the long-awaited companion to the world-famous Proxima Nova. Here you can watch the video or read the illustrated transcription below. The post What serif typeface would go well with Proxima Nova?...
Read the book, Typographic Firsts In last week’s newsletter we looked at some of the fantastic fonts released during out first Font Fashion Week. In this second part, we introduce you to six families that we’re sure you’ll want to get to know better. Without further ado … drum roll… Bakewell I really enjoyed Kimmy’s talk about the inspiration and...
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