Choosing fonts and styling in a graphic design project can be the first, and most difficult hurdle when you begin any project. In my experience, the first problem I present myself with is deciding which typefaces to use when I set up my initial layout. My goal is to limit the layout to use four [...]
To all the type guys and girls out there, we love our typography. And in my experience, there is not a more fundamental resource to own than a little book titled The Elements of Typographic Style written by Robert Bringhurst. I have been a proud owner of this book since 2001, and still love to [...]
Let’s face it, there are way too many typefaces available to us. Just like many other things in our world, font catalogs are full of clutter. I would love to see a font graveyard so that I can bury the ones I can’t stand to look at, and I’m not asking to see the “graveyard” [...]
I have had a tray of Univers lead type spanning multiple weights and full catalog of characters for years now. I also have great set of wood block type made up of random characters; extra heavy blocky fonts, ultra condensed poster fonts, and a few awkward italics and ampersands. I absolutely love having these because [...]
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