Posts Tagged ‘Type Design’

Interview: Mark Van Bronkhorst, Type Designer

Interview: Mark Van Bronkhorst, Type Designer

MVB Fonts is a type foundry founded by Mark van Bronkhorst in San Francisco in 1991, now located on the opposite side of the bay in Albany, California. Van Bronkhorst creates digital fonts for designers, and custom fonts for magazines and corporations. PROFILE Name: Mark van Bronkhorst Age: 47 Studio: Berkeley, California Profession: Type Designer …

Cecilia Typeface - Smooth And Powerful

Cecilia Typeface – Smooth And Powerful

Cecilia is a personal typeface design project developed by Spanish designer and illustrator Helena Perez Garcia. It's a new typeface inspired by Bodoni and based on modular forms. Garcia says about her font, "Cecilia is elegant and modern, perfect for designing headlines." Her profile is characterized by a duality between graphic design and illustration. "Despite …


David Carson - The World Isn't Flat

David Carson – The World Isn’t Flat

"I did a big poster for the movie Helvetica. I set it in Franklin Gothic." – David Carson Back in the days in the mid of the 90's I was a beginning graphic-design-photography student in munich and had the chance to see one of his first (book) exhibitions The End Of Print (which is now …

The Evolution of Letters

The Evolution of Letters

"Of all the achievements of the human mind, the birth of the alphabet is the most momentous. Letters, like men, have now an ancestry, and the ancestry of words, as of men, is often a very noble possession, making them capable of great things. indeed, it has been said that the invention of writing is …

Caution: HOT!

Caution: HOT!

Sean Freeman is one of the UK’s most exciting and innovative typographic illustrators. "I like to make things with stuff. I enjoy shooting all sorts of different materials, then using those shots to create type treatments & illustrations for a varied bunch of people from advertising to publishing. Currently living and working in sunny East …


Blackwood Fat Face Font

Blackwood Fat Face Font

Blackwood is a solid type inspired by woodtype fonts of the beginning of the 18th century and the fat faces of modern magazines from Barcelona type designer Octavio Pardo. I love the single lettering in the book down below. Beautiful.…

Headlines from an Easy-To-Use Online Interface

Headlines from an Easy-To-Use Online Interface

Photolettering.com is a new service by House Industries that allows users to create, modify and purchase headlines from an easy-to-use online interface. The original Photo-Lettering was a mainstay of the advertising and design industry and was renowned for its unparalleled quality. Since acquiring the Photo-Lettering collection in 2003, House Industries has been working to recreate …

Codex - The Journal of Typography

Codex – The Journal of Typography

Codex is a fresh new quarterly 144-page print magazine by John Boardley (creator of ilovetypography.com) with feature articles, type reviews, interviews, tips, type history, new and notable faces, essays, type design, from top typography experts. The first issue comes with contributions by Christian Schwartz and Paul Barnes, Paul Shaw, Stephen Coles, Erik Spiekermann, Dr Paul …