Universal Typeface - Herbert Bayer

The universal typeface, 1925, was a geometric alphabet based on bar and circle and was designed by Herbert Bayer (1900) to function efficiently in a technological society. Bayer rejected the “archaic and complicated gothic alphabet” which lingered in the most scientifically advanced society of its time, Germany of the first world war period and the postwar era. Read More →

Renner* is a free typeface inspired to Futura that supports OpenType Variable Font, allowing users to control the exact weight and italic of the font. The post Renner*: A free Futura alternative appeared first on Freebiesbug .Read More →

Haunch of venision poster

Asymmetry can help give some life and power to a typographic arrangement.

The designer has used the idea of a long piece of tape or receipt.  The typography is contrasted against large and small to make it stand out.Read More →

Do people still use Helvetica ? Today, we will see what designers say about the notorious font. Are you curious to find out how many hate it and how many love it? So am I. Let’s find out! Approximately 1000 years ago, the Chineseman Bi Sheng invented the mobile letter.Read More →

Type Hike Posters

Type Hike is a collaborative design project that take a look at the US national parks from a typographic perspective. 60 designers have each created a poster about a national park, type being the main graphic tool used for each poster.
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Gelion is a Sans serif with a geometric touch with a minimal contrast of strokes, inspired by Futura, Avant Garde, Avenir and neo-grotesque Akzidenz-Grotesk, Helvetica form remaining true to the gracefully geometric look of the early 20th-century typefaces, that ticks off a long list of branding requirements.Read More →

Smalls is a geometric sans serif created for use in video clips and for video production by the TypeType foundry typography minds. The main feature of the font family is the big difference between the uppercase and lowercase characters, in which we intentionally diminish the x-height.Read More →

Ale Paul and Futura . shared an awesome typography project on Behance. It’s for their new font family Address Sans. As they mentioned in the description, the typeface indulges in the spirit and aesthetics of mid-century Modern. Also, for  Address Sans’ black-and-white specimen, they invited much-admired Mexican design studio Futura to design it with them, the resultRead More →

Kemira brand identity

Kemira Oyj is a €2.5B stock listed chemical company that consists of three main segments; pulp & paper, water-intensive industries & municipal water treatment, and oil & gas. There are 4,730 employees in 40 countries. Refreshing a brand for a 100-year old company is about keeping it true to the valuesRead More →

Badwater basin wooden sign 855 m below sea level

If you love fonts or National Parks (or both), you’re in luck—you can download the typeface found on park signs for free. The iconic all-caps lettering used by the National Park Service wasn’t originally a typeface, reports Fast Company. Source: Download the National Parks’ Typeface For FreeRead More →

Soulcraft Typeface poster inspired by vernacular lettering

Soulcraft is a variable font designed with the idea of emulating vernacular lettering. Since it is a variable font, the user is able to change the width and slant of each individual character without relying on pre-defined font weights, and giving an energetic, unapologetic and dynamic feeling to the compositionsRead More →

Established in Santiago, Chile, more than a decade ago, LatinoType has grown into one of the most recognizable names in the type design industry. A foundry that set out to put Latin American typography on the map has done so by leaps and bounds, releasing well over a hundred typeRead More →

At seven years in the making, with more than 22,000 individually drawn characters and encompassing 93 languages, Sony’s SST® typeface is one of the most ambitious creations in the history of type. Designed by Monotype to unify Sony’s written expression across all the brand’s products, markets and messaging, the SSTRead More →

Ndiscovered, which also goes by the name Ndiscover, is a studio and type foundry based in Lisbon, Portugal. Established by Natanael Gama, Ndiscovered is dedicated to providing graphic designers with typography that is incredibly high-functioning in terms of its Open Type features and multilingual support, while also being strong inRead More →

Body Font Family from Zetafonts

Body, a sans serif font family from foundry Zetafonts. Designed by Cosimo Pancini and Andrea Tartarelli in 2018 for foundry Zetafonts , Body is a new sans-serif font family that comes with sixty-four styles. It has been developed as a contemporary alternative to modernist superfamilies such as Helvetica and Univers.Read More →

Screenshot via GT America An awe-inspiring microsite displaying how a hip, old school-like typeface can be applied and styled has been the talk of the design community in the past week. Created by Swiss type designer Noël Leu and London-based graphic designer Seb McLauchlan , the ‘ GT America ’Read More →

The innate wanderlust of humankind means that people have long dreamt about living on planets outside of Earth. This fantasy is now being revisited by many due to the fact that NASA successfully landed on Mars last month. Source: Mars Gets Its First Typeface, Equivalent To ‘Helvetica’ On EarthRead More →

Since 2011. Typographic ligatures used to improve the appearance of type are usually character pairs or triplets that have features that tend to overlap when used together. The ligature creates a smoother transition or connection between characters by connecting… Source: Awesome! lettering by Dan Forster @danforsterRead More →

Designer Philipp Herrmann presents his two 10-page specimens showcasing his bespoke retail typeface Atak along with two colourful projects of Out of the Dark bespoke type design work for Ramazzotti and Campari Group. Herrmann’s 10-page specimen takes the form of a bold 4-colour Pantone offset print in an edition ofRead More →