Paul Shaw shines a fresh spotlight on a dozen overlooked and underappreciated typefaces that, for years—and for various reasons—have been kept in the dark.
Many social stationery lettering styles have never been digitized and are still found in the Cronite Masterplate library. This article explains Masterplate technology and a little about how the Cronite library came to be.
Monotype's new Between typeface offers three different designs, each with eight weights plus italics, to satisfy a range of moods while maintaining consistency and harmony.
In this exclusive feature, our experts select the 11 best new typefaces of 2016.
Neenah recently released a sweet new promotional project by Kansas City-based Willoughby Design showcasing 6 classic typefaces.
For our latest type takeover, here are six eye-catching and award-winning typefaces, from the workhorses to the colorful and curious.
How did Helvetica become the typographic celebrity that it is today… and why didn’t Univers land the role instead? In this piece from Print's Spring 2016 Issue, Paul Shaw takes us on a guided tour through type history.
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...
Design student Martzi Hegedűs created this surprisingly functional typeface based on the famous Penrose triangle, an optical illusion akin to MC Escher’s “impossible objects.” Check out how the typeface came together here. Via Wired.
Signal is a German script typeface, designed in 1931 by Walter Wege for H. Berthold AG in Berlin. It was inspired by brush script created in the late 1920s and rooted in the sachplakat aesthetic of the time. In 1932, a bolder Block-Signal and lighter Script-Signal were introduced. In a somewhat customized form, it...