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Steel Yourself For Girder

Girder was among the genre of geometric square serif faces frequently found in advertisements of the 1930s. The specimens here highlight that streamlined, early modernistic style.

Experiments in Hand-Lettering: A Creative Exploration

Hand-Lettering Experiments – Textures is the latest workshop from HOW Design University and Type Camp. As a fun, creative way to exercise creativity and typography, this workshop will inspire you in your latest type projects. Integrate textures and analog designs into your work today. This workshop is currently in session and is open until...

Fluid Wood Type

Photo-Lettering catalogs, like this one from the early 1960s, are a source of reinvigorated vintage type design that cannot help but bring a smile to the eye.

Google Noto: A Typeface That’s Preserving History

Today is the last day for Early Bird entries to Print‘s Typography & Lettering Awards! Don’t miss your chance to be featured among the greats in Print magazine! Enter today. Google and Monotype are making history. The two partnered together to create Noto: a typeface five years in the making. The new face can be used across...

A Quick Guide to Type Anatomy

Ever want to design lettering that causes eyes to glaze over in amazement, such as the letterings of Jessica Hische or Louise Fili? The first step is to learn the basic letterforms. From HOW Design University’s course with Type Camp, Letterform Design, we grabbed some useful diagrams on type anatomy. Letterform Design covers how to design...