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The Festival of Type returns

In 2016, Type Network celebrated its first holiday season as a team with a cheery Festival of Type. We’re continuing the tradition this year, and we want you to join in the fun!

36 Days of Type

A compelling online project inspired Type Network to dig through its extensive catalogue and look at letterforms from different angles.

TypeLovers: for those who love people and type (and not necessarily in that order)

Love is in the air with this series of quirky typographic pairings celebrating all of the good things about Valentine’s Day.

OpenType at Work | Standard Ligatures

OpenType features allow users to take their typography to the next level—but not everyone has a firm grasp of them. This article kicks off a series that will explain what OpenType features do and how to make the most of…

TM2016 The 5 questions

Each of the questions describes a practical case that you as (type) designer could find yourself in. As Master designer you should be able to handle it, even if the situation is new and the available information is incomplete. What…

Timeless

With an overdose of academic autism, the design student has thought about it for months: the graduation subject. It is unclear exactly on which criteria such subject should judged, as long as it is as original as possible and especially…

Fountain plaquette for Dutch Government Courtyard

This 90-cm-diameter slate & brass plaque was made to celebrate the donation of the fountain on the Government Courtyard in The Hague. It is currently under construction, so no real photos are available yet. The typography is made from two…

Words

We use them for everything we make, including the text of this lecture. Yet, we know so little about them. Words. Where does meaning come from? Or betekenis? Or the eppnophonics of a story? Why is writing so hard and…

ATypI 2013 keynote: what we need…

Welcome in Amsterdam, welcome to ATypI 2013. I’d like to invite you on a small virtual journey in the world of type and typography. We’ll explore areas that are common to you all. And we also will visit some places…

Poem on the wall

“Stichting Archipelpoëzie” – Foundation to encourage the use of poems on architecture in The Hague) used Productus Book and Medium in their 9th project, located in the “Nieuwe Schoolstraat” in The Hague. For each poem a different type…