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Redesigning an icon: How Rolling Stone got its new logo

In 1967, a rock ’n’ roll dreamer in San Francisco sought to press his passion for music onto the page. Jann Wenner borrowed from friends and family to publish the first issue of Rolling Stone. Today, Rolling Stone is at…

Building brands with Adobe Originals

From Hotel Monaco to Apple, some of the world’s best—and biggest—companies have chosen to brand themselves with Adobe Originals typefaces. Covering every style without sacrificing quality, their library offers something for each niche within each industry. This is how identity…

The supertype approach

Jürgen Huber and Martin Wenzel (supertype) found their paths to type design through communication design: Huber at the University of Essen and Wenzel at the KABK Royal Academy, the Hague. This shared background underpins the supertype approach, with an emphasis…

How to do more with Adobe Originals

If there’s anything more challenging than finding the right typeface, it might be understanding the license agreement that comes with it. When it comes to Adobe Originals fonts, their home in the Creative Cloud can send that task into unfamiliar…

A good recipe mixes the finest ingredients

The most successful Adobe Originals typefaces have shown time and time again how versatile they can be, providing their users with readability and sophistication in projects from the mundane to the sublime. While many of these families have been created…

Jesse Ragan & Carol Wahler — Designers on Designers

In their conversation, Jesse Ragan (XYZ Type) and Carol Wahler (Type Directors Club) speak about how they each got into type, where the name for Ragan and Ben Kiel’s foundry comes from, the importance of community within the type world,…

The influence of Adobe Originals

In 2016, when Type Network stepped out into the world, one of its first partners was Adobe. As an inaugural partner of Adobe’s now-retired Typekit Marketplace, Type Network formalized a relationship that eventually led not only to hundreds of Type…

“Readability doesn’t need to be dull.”

In 2016, when PampaType released Francisco Gálvez’s Chercán, it was an oasis of personality in a desert of generic sans serifs. Now, after expanding the family to include polytonic Greek and releasing it on Type Network, Chercán is ready to…

Rounding out the Dejanire series

Inspired by historical lettering and carrying forward Retype’s legacy of quality designs, Ramiro Espinoza’s latest releases compliment the popular Dejanire Headline and Dejanire Sans.

Preparing for virtual reality typography

A few weeks ago, we opened the door to virtual and augmented reality through the work of futurist designer Andrew Johnson. In this interview, he describes typography’s important role in AR/VR, the evolution of digital type, and why designers need…

Our video series on variable fonts

We’ve learned about how variables can push the reading experience, improve accessibility and readability, and redefine brands. These four videos from the online conference distill the promise of variable fonts.

An interview with Richard Lipton

In this video interview, Richard Lipton shares advice gleaned from his storied career. From stitching together a self-education in type design to teaching the subject at RISD and from almost becoming a photographer to starting Lipton Letter Design, Richard…