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By Ralf | The most noteworthy typography links

Ten features for topnotch text fonts

“Most features for improving the legibility of typefaces are not yet scientifically proved and most of them are more a question of readability – the …

Liturgisch #blackletter #fraktur by Otto Hupp for Gebr. Klingspor, 1906 https://t.co/KnDiLi6sLT


<i>Hooksmith is a film about Russell Frost, a New Zealand born, former fly fisher who now runs Hooksmith Press, producing letterpress prints in his</i> …


Decode Unicode - writing systems of the world

Johannes Bergerhausen at TEDxVienna<p><i>Prof. Johannes Bergerhausen born 1965 in Bonn, Germany, studied Communication Design at the University of Applied</i> …

Unſere Weltfraktur #blackletter #typespecimen #twitter

TypeCon 2017 Boston

TypeCon is an annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA), an international organization dedicated to the …


New open source family from Production Type: Spectral

“Production Type was commissioned by Google Fonts to create a new typeface primarily intended for immersive reading, that is now available from …


Web Typography handbook available

Typography.Guru<i><br>Learn to master typography. An online community run by Ralf Herrmann.</i><p>Typography Weekly.<i><br>Weekly roundup of the best typography links:</i>

Dan Rhatigan on Variable Fonts and the Future of Typography

Khoi Vinh interviews the senior manager for Adobe Type and veteran of the industry.


Why we're afraid of this font

Typography is undergoing a public renaissance. Typography usually strives to be invisible, but recently it’s become a mark of sophistication for readers to notice it and have an opinion.<p>Suddenly, people outside of the design profession seem to care about its many intricacies. Usually, this …


Between by Akira Kobayashi: 48 fonts for 49 EUR/USD

“Get the complete Between font family with all 48 styles in OpenType Pro format for only EUR/$ 49 by June 15. You save $150 (75%) off the normal …

Of Branded Voices and Funny Hats: A Closer Look at YouTube Sans

When I saw YouTube’s new proprietary typeface recently, I couldn’t help but post an exasperated little rant on Twitter. I’m not particularly proud of …


The Birth of a Wood Type

P22 Type Foundry and The Hamilton Wood Type Museum have announced the newest addition to the Hamilton Wood Type Legacy Project: Brylski by Nick …


A Monotype Composing Machine (1925)

<i>This silent film was restored from a print sent from the U.K. to New Zealand in 1925.</i><p><i>The film starts with a brief overview of the Monotype Works</i> …

The myth of Kramer-Grotesk

By Joep Pohlen | 16 hours ago | Views: 200<p>Reading a book is often gathering knowledge, especially when it is a specialist in the field who wrote it. …

The honest YouTube Sans reviews

YouTube Sans was created by Saffron in partnership with Letterjuice in Barcelona and URW++ in Hamburg. Unfortunately, Saffron’s presentation page for …