Ira Schnapp’s personal history is shrouded in mystery, despite the fact that his revolutionary lettering style for DC Comics continues to live on and inspire lettering and comic artists today. Even the DC Comics website neglected to publish a bio for a man who helped develop DC Comics’ “house style.” The website merely credits...
Highly respected type-design aficionados say we should all be watching these type designers. Read the February issue of Print for nine more.
Explore the history and evolution of typography in the February 2015 issues of Print magazine.
Cool lettering designs explored by Graphic Designers Steven Heller and Gail Anderson in their book, The Typographic Universe: Letterforms Found in Nature, the Built World and Human Imagination.
In honor of her delectable dropcap for Marcel Proust's Swann's Way, Print invited Jessica Hische to take the Proust Questionnaire.
As we approach our 75th year, we’re launching an all-new competition: Print’s Typography and Lettering Awards, with judges Paul Shaw and Jessica Hische.
A Print, we love lettering and typography, and we have some great resources for anyone interested in learning more about these design skills.
Erik Marinovich gives some insight into his exploratory process for a Mastercard Stand Up To Cancer benefit. It’s an interesting look at the process of hand drawn type from someone who excels in the craft. Via Friends of Type.
Lettering is a noble art with long history and inspiring traditions. These are calls to the lettering art that are meant to trigger delight and respect.
RDA winner and New Visual Artist Nathan Yoder recently offered up advice on his work with type and hand-lettering and offers some sound advice. Yoder covers everything from techniques on how to get started and larger, philosophical questions you need to ask yourself to get involved. Getting this kind of advice from a proven...