An early champion and patron of independent type design, Ralph Smith steered this boundary-pushing foundry from a small grunge shop to a home for striking text and display families by an international crew of emerging designers.
Six years after its original release, Richard Lipton has significantly augmented this lyrical, inscriptional family, greatly furthering its expressive range.
Here we are, on the road again, diving into another all-consuming type event, this time in Canada’s enchanting city of saints and sinners.
We’re headed to a magical place full of people who love type as much as we do.
Amy Papaelias talks with Richard Lipton about drawing, focusing, and plying his craft from a studio near the ocean.
Texas is known for its big hair, but follicular challenges won’t stop our Bald Condensed from taking the Lone Star State by storm.
Although it’s sunny and summery outside my studio in Belgium, this episode of ScreenFonts evokes the atmosphere of colder, darker climes. Let’s start with It Comes at Night and move on to 11:55, Kill Switch, The Beguiled, Cars 3, The…
On July 22, the design community lost one of its brightest stars to a tragic aviation accident. An icon of graphic design, Margo Chase created extraordinary, evocative letterforms that deeply marked popular culture as well as hearts and minds.
From bar windows to book covers to boats, the wildly diverse culture of the Netherlands informs a trio of types from this Hague-based foundry.
Welcome to the Mark Simonson Variety Show, where typefaces grow lighter and bolder and pick up new language skills!