In the late 70s, Haas Type Foundry commissioned Team ’77 to create a new sans-serif that combined the great qualities of Helvetica, Univers and Akzidenz Grotesk. They came up with Unica, which was released in 1980.
Graphic & Logo Design with Contemporary Chinese Characters Considered one of the most intricate writing systems in use, Chinese characters hold a presence of typographic beauty comprehensible beyond language barriers.
Wondering how to start working with Adobe Illustrator without getting overwhelmed by its endless possibilities? Then begin your acquaintance from tutorials that are aimed to fill the gaps of your knowledge.
A highly functional sans by HVD Fonts, a powerful script from Dai Foldes, a hard working slab by Fort Foundry, a charming script from Drew Melton, an energetic script by Laura Worthington, a unique text face from Canada Type, a versatile sans by...
The release of the ’08 Frank Guille Special’ from Baseline, jogged my memory back to the brilliant Baseline 60 ‘Frank Guille Geometrics’ feature — Thanks to Hans Dieter Reichert and David J Lewis for the images and information.
Three years ago MetaDesign Berlin asked us to design a custom Serif and Sans typeface for the German federal government. They had been assigned to redevelop the government’s corporate design with the typefaces as part of the update.
Type Plus investigates the practice of combining typography with images to increase effectiveness, potency and visual impact. Today, graphic designers use type in partnership with graphic elements in ways that turbo charge meaning and impact.
A friendly brush script by Nikola Giacintová, a new classic from Jason Vandenberg, a flexible sans by Fatype, fluid & friendly structure from Latinotype, a new sans by Monotype, a multi-colored face from Underware, an elegant serif by FontFont, and...
Recently, a coalescing of Agile software development methods and UX design has resulted in what is being called Agile UX design. Agile UX design frames user experience design within the Agile development framework.
Exclusive images and excerpt from Unit Editions excellent new book — Thanks to Sarah Schrauwen | Unit Editions Manuals 1 Design & Identity Guidelines | Unit Editions : An Excerpt Manuals grew out of a specific modern business requirement...
The first half of 2014 has come and gone, but it leaves us with a handful of new design trends which will likely come to characterize the whole year. Among these 2014 signatures, the rise of the so called “Ghost Button” is one that has caught my eye.
A fast moving script by Process Type Foundry, a versatile sans from The Northern Block, a decorative serif by Zeune Ink, an energetic script from Sudtipos, a characterful grotesque by Commercial Type, a harmonious slab from Dada Studio, a...
When your profession involves writing code for significantly long periods of time, even deceptively trivial things such the font you’re using can make a huge difference. This is a list of fonts for people who love code.
If you'd like to learn more about typography, as well as to keep up with news related to the art, your best bet is to turn to blogs. Here's a short list of top-notch typography blogs. Continue reading...
Typefaces come in different forms. The most common forms seen on the web are regular, bold and italic. But there’s an up-and-coming typeface that designers should use on their user interfaces more often.
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