I know you know I love type. And fonts. Here are my favorite indie type foundries in alphabetical order. I seem to have a thing for Latin American foundries. Albatross Jay Hilgert’s an Oklahoma designer with some cool fonts like Altus and Boom! Featured up top is Oil Change. Artimasa Artimasa’s one of several Indonesian […]
This post, clickbaitingly called Know If a Font Sucks actually has some fascinating tidbits about compensating for our eyes tricking us. Hat tip to Janet Jia-Ee Chui.
I have to admit I’m not usually a huge fan of branding campaigns, but Typecon 2014’s branding, designed by Build really knocked it out of the park. The conference theme was “Redacted,” and the name was “Capitolized,” both homages to the conference’s Washington D.C. location. The theme also included double-speak and information combined with (justifiable) […]
For Westercon, I made a Lousy Book Cover for comedic effect. After all, I had to have one to show at the panel, right? So I picked a great photo. I picked a great typeface. And deliberately made a grievous error. Behold. Courtney Milan Talks Type I bring this up because Courtney Milan’s got a […]
One of the things about Doing New Things This Year is the fact that I get to, you know, do new things this year. It’s interesting to review various fields to see when “indie” started becoming mainstream and more than a curiosity. For type, it hit earlier than others. I remember that even in 1994 […]