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.
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.
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 result
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 values
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 Free
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 compositions
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 SST
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 in
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.
A clean, bold sans serif typeface best suited for presentations, posters, text, fashion, logos, branding, magazines, logos, and any other business related. It contains uppercase, lowercase, numbers, punctuation, and some multilingual characters . Source: Estherilla: Bold Sans Serif Typeface (OTF)
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 ’
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 Earth
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 @danforster
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 of