I recently recovered this from the junk heap. It is a yellowing photostat of my first and only typeface design (1969-70). Total folly! At the time I was smitten by art moderne lettering. I called it “Klaus Boobala Bold” because I liked the K and B. I’ve lost the letters S through Z, which...
These four student typeface designers demonstrate that being short on experience is no obstacle to producing a killer typeface, and that a fresh take on the subject is often a very good thing indeed.
How does a designer invent letterforms for an invented language? Especially one dreamed up by someone else? Lyon-based graphic designer Jérémy Barrault recently tackled these perplexing issues.
Andy Warhol would be proud of Swedish hardcore punk band Pissjar. The members created their own experimental typeface. Using urine.
"Outstanding.” “Innovative.” “Surprisingly different.” This is how Dr. Shelley Gruendler, founder of TypeCamp, describes this year’s Type & Lettering Award winners. View them here!
Shiva Nallaperumal is helping to make Indian graphic design a significant part of the global design scene through meaningful typeface design and more.
Print polled the type pros to put together a list of the top designers who should be on everyone’s radar in 2015.
When approaching the ideation process for brand identity and logo design, one of the most crucial considerations is the typeface selection. What will be of the best use — serif, sans serif, decorative or script? A typeface infuses your design with emotion and meaning, defining your brand’s identity in every medium, from packaging and editorial...
Highly respected type-design aficionados say we should all be watching these type designers. Read the February issue of Print for nine more.
Rolando G. Alcantara was born and raised in Torreón, an industrial city in north-central Mexico. He attended a technical high school there. Since childhood, he’d planned to become a doctor—a radiologist, like his mom. A few weeks ago, he received his MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and brought a compelling presentation...