Dubai Introduces Its Own Font, Lauding Free Expression It Does Not Permit | NY Times

Dubai has long had a taste for the finer things in life. The influential Persian Gulf city has been home to the world’s tallest building, a hotel that offers guests private butlers and 24-karat-gold iPads, and even a bakery that sold gold-laced cupcakes for roughly $1,000 each.

Now it is getting attention for a slightly less flashy effort that may soon be coming to a word-processing program near you: Dubai has made its own font.

Källa: Dubai Introduces Its Own Font, Lauding Free Expression It Does Not Permit – The New York Times

ATypi Montreal


You’re invited to celebrate our diamond anniversary! ATypI was founded in 1957, and we’re marking our 60th in style. Join us 12–16 September in Montréal for ATypI 2017, the 61st annual conference of the nonprofit Association Typographique Internationale. Five type-filled days and nights in this Canadian Sin City/City of Saints will engage, entertain, and inspire you. See you in Montréal!


Årsmöte och vårfest

Årsmötet och vårfest med blir som vanligt på Hartwickska huset på Södermalm tisdagen den 23 maj. Inbjudan kommer i separat utskick till alla medlemmar.

Årsmötet är det enda tillfälle då hedersmedlemmar kan utses eller inval av nya intresserade medlemmar kan ske.

För inval gäller enligt stadgarna: ny medlem skall föreslås skriftligt av två av Gillets medlemmar före årsmöte/allmänt sammanträde.

Den föreslagna skall vara verksam inom yrket eller visa med Gillets syften sammanfallande intressen och vara införstådd med dess verksamhet.

Fortsätt läsa Årsmöte och vårfest

Typographic Doubletakes | Hoefler&Co

While good typefaces have prodigious families of carefully related styles, some of the best typography builds unexpected relationships between unrelated fonts. Here are five ways to create typographic connections, to help keep your design engaging and inventive.

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Fonts from the Future 🚀⚡️ | Alphabettes

En essä om typografins möjliga framtid. Roligt och läsvärt (Red.)

Fasten your seat belt and strap on your mind reading helmet, Alphabettes reports to you from the future with a collection of potentially visionary, occasionally dystopian, and totally unfounded predictions for the type industry, and greater humanity, in the 22nd century.

Källa: Fonts from the Future 🚀⚡️ | Alphabettes