Yes, techies, a custom typeface is a good idea

Jan 14, 2019

Custom typefaces often get a bad wrap as the fetishized, self-indulgent projects of “visual designers,” but platforms risk ignoring real metric-moving opportunitie...

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Colophon Foundry’s latest catalog features sharp illustrations by Stefanie Leinhos

Jan 14, 2019

by Matt Alagiah Colophon Foundry, the type foundry with bases in London and Los Angeles, has just released a new catalog presenting six ...

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Optician Sans is a font that completes the eye test chart alphabet

Jan 06, 2019

by Augusta Pownall Creative agency Anti has produced a custom font called Optician Sans by adding to the ten letters used in historic optotype eye test charts.Unlike the Sloan ty...

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Looking Back at Postage Stamps in the Age of Automation

Dec 10, 2018

There was a big human element contained in those tiny boxes by Ben Hersh Photo: Swiss Post/Wikimedia Commons/public domain ...

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Taking Typography to the Next Level

Oct 16, 2018

  By Nigel French In typography, sweating the small stuff is more than just nitpicking; it’s about clea...

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Pick A Card, Get A Typeface

Jul 31, 2018

By: Steven Heller Typefaces come in thousands of shapes, sizes, and styles; types have histories and legacies. “Type Deck” identifies particular forms in historical period...

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Bandido Coffee’s Award-Winning Design

Jul 30, 2018

By: Rudy Sanchez A minimal design can bring extra attention to a brand’s personality in a compelling way. In fact, sometimes it's best to avoid orna...

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Læsk Beverages Come With Playful Typography

Jul 20, 2018

Featuring a variety of playful typography for their design, Danish beverage brand Læsk created a way to stand out in the market and differentiate thei...

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Space Invaders

Nov 30, 2017

Photo by Slate Why you should never, ever use two spaces after a period. By Farhad Manjoo And yet people who use two spaces are everywhere, their ugly error crossing every...

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Art Camp Creates Stop-Motion Animation Video for New U2 Song Release

Sep 21, 2017

By: Jessica Farris Released just this past week, the stop-motion animation video for U2’s new single “You’re the Best Thing About Me” is making waves—not onl...

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