Thursday, January 14, 2010

Typeface design workshop by Underware


Typeface basics
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.
Any suggestions? Let us know.


Here are some examples they made, there are more once you click the link.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

From NY Times, "Mistakes in Typography Grate the Purists"

ARTS | November 16, 2009
Design: Mistakes in Typography Grate the Purists
Typographic gaffes often crop up in various public places as well as in television programs and movies, offending designers who work with typefaces on a daily basis, and study them lovingly.