Type Tuesday

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Type Tuesday

31 January 2012

From sci-fi to Dickens: onscreen, animated typography by Momoco
In Eye 80, Anne-Marie Conway wrote about Momoco’s way with on-screen typography (see ‘Credits where due’).

Type Tuesday

23 January 2012

Quirky ligatures and swash characters: serifs are the new sans
Are we living in a golden age of type? This is a time of consolidation. Established foundries are revisiting libraries that were perhaps hastily digitised in the early rush prompted by postscript, and releasing OpenType versions wrote Catherine Dixon in Eye 71.

Type Tuesday

17 January 2012

Review of the Complete Works of type designer Adrian Frutiger
Adrian Frutiger (Switzerland, b. 1928) is one of the most important type designers of the latter half of the twentieth century, writes Yves Peters in Eye 71.

‘Need a new toolbox.’

9 January 2012

Type Tuesday: Made by Many chat about the challenges of webfonts
Eye has covered webfonts several times, most recently in ‘Andmoreagain’ a blog about the 2011Ampersand conference, and ‘New dawn’,Jack Yan’s excellent article in Eye 79, writes John Ridpath.

Type Tuesday

20 December 2011

How lettering is made for public display: hand-routing
Andrew Haslam looks at the production of display lettering, and, in this instalment, hand-routing a lightbox for Specsavers by Active Signs.

Type Tuesday

13 December 2011

Christian Schwartz and Paul Barnes deep in the archives: Wilson, 1789
Some typefaces defy the classification of time and place. Wilson’s Roman of 1789 is a perfect example; it has features of an old style and a transitional, but it looks neither like a Caslon, nor a Baskerville.