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100% practical. Sketches have been made to explain some basic issues in type design during the workshops. They get used to point out some problems which raise while creating a new typeface. Only some foundations are shown, no deep sophisticated details.

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Subtle Variation Between Two Condensed Sans Serifs | Type Thursday

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

The World’s Least Efficient Type Machine Takes 30 Minutes To Write A Single ”A” | Co.Design

The machine is designer Sooji Lee’s attempt to bring craftsmanship back to the age of digital reproduction.

Press down a letter on your keyboard, and your computer will fill your screen with it, in any font you want. It’s a process we take for granted, says Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Sooji Lee, who wondered what it would take for a human to reproduce type—or at least one typeface, Bodoni—as reliably as a computer does.

Källa: The World’s Least Efficient Type Machine Takes 30 Minutes To Write A Single ”A” | Co.Design | business + design

Google and Monotype launch Noto, an open-source typeface family for all the world’s languages | It’s Nice That

Google and Monotype have launched Noto, an open-source typeface family that encompasses every written language in the world, living and dead. It is one of the largest typographic projects ever undertaken and the result of five years collaborative work.

Läs mer: It’s Nice That | Google and Monotype launch Noto, an open-source typeface family for all the world’s languages

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I linje med den fantastiska presentationen av Örjan Nordling och Kristian Möller om Digital Typografi kommer här ett inlägg i debatten om vart digital typografi kan vara på väg.

…Manipulating a character in this way is commonly referred to as interpolation in the type design community: designers pick multiple poles, such as thick or thin, condensed or extended characters, and let a clever algorithm create a value in between. …

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