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.
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.
A Print, we love lettering and typography, and we have some great resources for anyone interested in learning more about these design skills.
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...
A look at the recent work of Budapest, Hungary-based designer Áron Jancsó typographic work. Many take a nearly abstract approach but still have an excellent geometric shapes and forms. Check out more here. Via Looks Like Good Design.
The Typefight Print Shop is back and pitting letterpress prints against each other in a battle for supremacy (or at least a little fun). The prints of each competitor are available in very limited edition 25 print runs. Below is a recent battle between Darren Booth and Mary Kate McDevitt. Via Grain Edit.
Can type or lettering be sensual, seductive or sexy? Let's return to the land of l'amour, l'amour et la vie sexuelle -- a little continental soft-core magazine called "Séduction." The lettering alone may not do all the seducing but in context it's more suggestive of taboo themes than asexual Helvetica. The variations on the...
Paul Soady doesn’t care that Eric Gill had sex with his sister, his daughters, and his family dog. He’s simply in love with the art and typography of this controversial artist, writer, and designer of Gill Sans. And these days, he’s got a big crush on Gill’s Perpetua, so much so that he’s devoting...