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Savanna Script

A versatile family of condensed formal scripts. Richard Lipton continually transforms the elegance of pen-on-paper into beautiful, functional fonts.

Canto

Inspired by Edward M. Catich’s seminal thesis on the origins of the Roman inscriptional style, such as that found on Trajan’s column…

Creative Characters interview

He is one of those rather modest designers who let their work speak for itself.

What’s on the Agenda?

Some history on Greg Thompson’s popular Agenda family and a closer look at some of its distinctive details.

Roster

Matthew Carter’s Roster takes the visual tension of square corners in round shapes and makes this square-circle tension its underlying structure.

Marcia: text with the spirit of lettering

Victoria Rushton’s stylish, exuberant, contradictory typeface “is based on nothing, nothing at all,” she says.

The Gerrit Noordzij cube

The animated cube it the ultimate result of Gerrit’s theory building up over the years. Originally starting as two squares, he combined the separate principles of contrast later by interpolating between them.

Entre párrafos: fundamentos de tipografía

Campgràfic releases the Spanish edition of Inside Paragraphs.

Miller Text expansion

Matthew Carter’s Miller is a seminal reinvigoration of the 19th-century Scotch Roman, serving forthright, authoritative body copy and headlines since 1997. All Text and Display weights include small caps, italics, and italic small caps

Cyrus Highsmith wins the Gerrit Noordzij Prize

Occupant LLC is very proud to announce that Cyrus Highsmith has been awarded the Gerrit Noordzij prize. The prize is given by the Royal Academy of Art, Museum Meermanno, and the Dr PA Tiele Foundation, all based in the Netherlands.

Tilda. A script typeface by Jessica Hische

Tilda, a script typeface with size-specific styles and extensive OpenType layout features. Tilda Petite is optimized for smaller settings, while the details and proportions of Tilda Grande shine at large sizes.

Lettering is not type

Stephen Coles offers clear definitions for commonly abused terms and elaborates on the differences between type and lettering, a typographer and a type designer, and a typeface and a font.