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’).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.