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Typographic pioneers Berlow and Carter, other TN partners on the roster at ATypI 2018

In a city where history and progress converge so profoundly, it’s fitting that two of our partners known for honoring typographic heritage—while always moving forward—are in the spotlight during ATypI’s Antwerp conference.

ScreenFonts: August 2018 | The Leftovers

These posters didn’t make the cut, but are still noteworthy for their design and/or typography.

ScreenFonts: August 2018

The temperature rises with posters for The King, Beach House, The First Purge, and Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood. Then it reaches scorching highs with Hot Summer Nights; gradually drops with Hva vil folk si (What Will People…

Ivy à la mode

Originally intended as a high-contrast companion for IvyJournal, Jan Maack’s IvyMode dropped its serifs and picked up its own name. Now it’s ready to vogue.

Sweet Dulcinea del Toboso

On the heels of Retype’s elegant, intricate Medusa and Krul, Ramiro Espinoza releases the foundry’s third sophisticated script on Type Network.

Fit for protest

A typeface can help give voice and impact to political visual commentary. For Brazilian creatives Johnny Brito and Maria Clara Feitosa, David Jonathan Ross’ Fit fit the bill.

Transformations

Occupant Fonts’ Cyrus Highsmith introduces a new member of the Allium family, Allium Text, and reflects on the most important transformation a typeface can go through: a change in size.

Occupant digs up five faces

A number of early typefaces by Cyrus Highsmith have been out of circulation for a while. Now they make a triumphant return.

ScreenFonts: July 2018 | The Leftovers

These posters didn’t make the cut, but are still noteworthy for their design and/or typography.

Allium Text gets down to business

Bigger is not always better. Occupant Fonts’ Cyrus Highsmith adopted an unconventional approach to create Allium Text, a new incarnation of Allium destined for smaller sizes.

ScreenFonts: July 2018

Now that I’m on my way to becoming a YouTube celebrity (not), I wonder if more people will tune in to read my movie-poster reviews for Solo: A Star Wars Story, The Cleanse, Jia nian hua (Angels Wear White),…

OpenType at Work | Contextual Alternates

Our OpenType at Work series explains what OpenType features do and how to make the most of them. My recent spotlight on Tilda inspired me to take a look at contextual alternates—programmatic diplomats that improve relationships between glyphs.