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ScreenFonts: April 2018

This episode features posters for Gemini, Hondros, Pacific Rim: Uprising, The Death of Stalin, Red Sparrow, Flower, Thoroughbreds, and Unsane, with some interesting interactions between the characters (the type) and the characters (the people.)

Inside the fonts: optical sizes

From mouse type to elephantine heads, one size does not necessarily fit all. Whether you go big or go little, type crafted for specific sizes will give your typography the royal treatment.

The Wall Street Journal’s design chief talks type and trustworthiness after launching updated app

Che Douglas, the Journal’s Global Head of Design, oversaw a major overhaul of its digital product, which, like the print edition, prominently features Font Bureau’s Escrow.

Escrow goes big and small

Cyrus Highsmith designed 44 styles in this new Scotch series. Escrow sets the tone of the front page of The Wall Street Journal, envy of the newspaper industry. “Escrow is the spectacular element holding the whole thing together” Design Director…