Why the typography matters in your emails
[Subscribers] are at the heart of my approach to email design and development. My starting point is not to assume anything about them.
Källa: Knowing Your Type
Two typography designers talk about what it takes to create a font for Google.
Written By: Jill Blackmore Evans
This article originally appeared on Format Magazine and was republished with permission.The new, updated Google Fonts is a treasure trove of open source, totally free-to-use typefaces. From classic to creative, the new font selection supports over 135 languages, and is set up to let typography buffs easily discover new fonts by browsing through style categories like Serif or Handwriting.Who are the designers behind Google’s favorite typefaces? We spoke to two of them to find out what it takes to design a font for Google.
Källa: How to Design a Google Font — Lingo Blog
Say you have a client project where you need a bold, condensed sans-serif. A very narrow scope but there’s tonal variation between two typefaces in the same category. This week, TypeThursday founder Thomas Jockin discusses the typographic nuances of October Compressed, from Typotheque, and Gabriello, from Commercial Type.
Källa: Subtle Variation Between Two Condensed Sans Serifs – Type Thursday – Medium
Läs om hur ett typsnitt blir till. Trevligt presenterat av Ksenia Belobrova.
I’ve been asked many times about process of designing typeface (Di Mare script
as well). So I decided to tell a little about it.
An idea of this typeface came to my mind when I was in Rome. It was an amazing journey. I visited museums, walked around the city squinting in the sun, ate delicious italian food, admired ancient architecture. I was especially happy because those were the days when I decided to change my life. And one of the main steps was founding my own typefoundry. So when I came back I already had the idea of my first own project.
UPDATE! It’s alive!
Köp och ladda ner det eminenta tilläggsprogrammet Fontself.
Easily turn your handmade lettering into usable, colorful fonts, right within Photoshop & Illustrator. Introducing Fontself extensions.
Making fonts. The easy way.
Creating your own fonts in Photoshop & Illustrator is really simple and fast once you install the Fontself extensions:
- Draw / sketch / paint / scan or photograph your alphabet.
- Select it.
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Christian Schwartz kommer till Kungliga biblioteket för vårens sista Typografiska Fredag 16 maj. Boka din biljett redan nu så är du garanterad plats!
Fortsätt läsa Christian Schwartz | Typografisk Fredag, 16 Maj
Letters from Sweden är en renodlad typsnittsbyrå, med målet att utveckla unika typsnitt i världsklass åt svenska och internationella kunder.
Fortsätt läsa Sveriges nya typsnittsbyrå – Letters From Sweden
Intressant artikel om saker att tänka på när man ska skapa ett kommersiellt typsnitt. Vilken funktion ska det ha, var ska det användas, vilket designsspråk ska det tala osv.
A Type Design Brief: What Is In It, And Why Does It Matter? | Smashing Magazine.