Typography Links

Welcome to our new column that turns an eye on the styles and graphic trends you’re seeing everywhere

The first word of this sentence is a little different than the rest — it begins with a capital letter.

More designers + illustrators are moving to the Indian city—here’s what your life might look like if you joined them.

USWDS 2.0 adds built-in support for custom typefaces, and sometimes you need one that’s simple, neutral, and isn’t Helvetica.

Helvetica is one of the most popular typefaces on the planet. Here’s why Monotype decided to remake it.

The author of a new dictionary of typefaces explains the origins of some of the best-known type–and their lesser-known namesakes.

The type, which features rounded edges carved into wood in all caps, has become an icon of the National Parks system.

Helvetica is so 2011. It's all about Sans Forgetica now.

British set designer Es Devlin has been chosen to create the UK Pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020, with a performative structure that will use artificial intelligence to write poems.

Readers are more likely to believe the content of text when the layout and text quality is easy to understand.

Oslo’s Good Type hints it might be flexibility, versatility + charity

Klim designed Geograph to live across the media company’s magazine, TV channel, and website.

The project is part of an Adobe initiative called Hidden Treasures that resurfaces design gems from the past in Adobe products–previously, the company recreated the paintbrushes used by painter Edv

With digital advancements determining the future of wayfinding apps, Bruno Maag explores the typography journey through transport and technology.

Named Cereal, the font has big ambitions from its scrappy beginnings.

A response to new research.

If anyone could read braille, maybe it would be more common for those who need it.

What do these terms mean anyway? The most simple explanation is: a typeface is what you see, a font is what you use. 

An attempt to building a font database with opentype.js

Once “typographically promiscuous,” Bierut has a simple method for selecting typefaces–as detailed in this exclusive excerpt from his forthcoming book “Now You See It and Other Essays on Design."

Companies from Best Buy to Forever 21 use Futura, but probably not the original. That’s because it has been endlessly reimagined, imitated, and blatantly ripped off.

Conceived and curated by designer, podcaster, and brand strategist Debbie Millman, this exhibition is an attempt to organize, express, translate and reflect both how we live in language and ho

Many—and you know who you are—are extraodinarily creative and active in the later ages, sometimes doing the best work of your lives.

Who really made the first design of Futura? 

Vignelli died in 2014, but his extensive body of work continues to fuel a passion in designers and design enthusiasts. 

In 1989, Apple hired Thomas Rickner to do something revolutionary: put print-quality typefaces on every computer.

The infographic outlines some of the main features to look out for if you’re selecting an accessible font.

What are variable fonts, and why are some of the biggest tech companies on the planet throwing their weight behind them?

Spector is a handheld device that can identify the typeface and colors from physical objects, created by Fiona O'Leary for her graduation project at Royal College of Art.

Research has demon­strated that a sig­nif­i­cant num­ber of dri­vers do not under­stand some road­work related traf­fic signs, indi­cat­ing lane clo­

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has reversed its position on Clearview, the highway font designed to improve legibility for aging drivers.

A fun take on numerical typography, from H&Co.

An obvious solution perhaps, but it looks fun to use.

Font Men is a short, behind-the-scenes video of the work of Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones.

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