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Talking about Type

Sun, 05/30/2021 - 10:05pm

Read the book, Typographic Firsts

After more than 50 years, the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI) chose to de-adopt (dump) the Vox-ATypI font classification system. Why the breakup? And does it really matter? Is there anything to be gained by devising replacement systems? Do we need font classification at all? And what's a typographic dog?

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Fonts in Focus: Louche

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 10:09am

Read the book, Typographic Firsts

Issue #3 of Fonts in Focus takes a look at Joona Louhi's weird and wonderful, high contrast display typeface, Louche. Unusual weight distribution and some unorthodox and quirky details make this new release well worth a second look.

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Women of Letters

Mon, 03/08/2021 - 2:30am

Read the book, Typographic Firsts

Women of Letters is the first in a new series of short interviews. We begin with a collection of four interviews with creatives from New York to Saigon: Lynne Yun a NYC-based type designer, technologist, and educator; Deb Pang Davis, a product designer with The 19th in Texas; Coleen Baik, a designer and artist in […]

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