For the last 5-6 years I’ve been avidly (compulsively) collecting the odd typographic phenomenon of the bar-less Latin capital letter A (like this: Λ).
This post comes in short parts:
Part 1: Esquire – Most Uncreative Magazine of the Year
Part 2: Matthew Carter’s mini interview in Esquire
Opened March 2014, Berlin has a new shop devoted to letters. The Kartique Buchstabenshop in Kreuzberg sells all […]
Type makers are always searching for useful / interesting / funny / odd words for testing new designs. The right test documents are invaluable to the process – helping to make timely decisions, find problems, and anticipate usage scenarios for their fonts…
I found these scans by accident today from the Digital Library of India. It’s from the novel Chandrakanta […]
Trying to read some obscured Japanese.
You are probably familiar already with the fact that in the Latin script, the top halves of letters […]
A little gif documenting my painting of the truck for the Typographic Thali exhibition.
The folks behind the unbelievable Typodarium calendar have done it again.
Look, I’ll tell you a story, all right? I once feel deeply, you know, profoundly in love with tropical fish.
“Composition and press work? The great book-presses have retained enough of the craft traditions to produce work adequate in those points. There are certain minor lapses – such as the over-wide spaces between words that make a page of type look like a mangy dog. But on the whole the result is good, when you can pay for it – not the best, but good. The modern world cannot afford the best.”