Steven Heller talks with Peter Bilak about Fontstand, an application that gives users affordable access to thousands of high-quality fonts from some of the world’s most renowned foundries.
Designers are always fiddling with making the alphabet easier to navigate. Here is a lesser-known attempt by graphic simplicity master Lucian Bernhard.
The Composing Room produced enviable exhibitions and talks by the most innovative of the mid-century moderns. Steven Heller examines the shop's legacy.
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...
Steven Heller admires the lettering and graphic devices of vintage Spanish fashion labels.
Learn about the fascinating epic tale behind the lost typeface Unica—and its digital rebirth as Neue Haas Unica.
Print's latest Designer of the Week, Rae Kreutzer, talks tactile experiences, challenging the status quo and the joys of being a type geek.
Paul Shaw charts the bold (and at times, bizarre) evolution and history of typography within Print.
What started out as a holiday greeting turned into an award-winning typographic poster design. View Lesli Ink's hand-drawn golden typography.
Advertising designs showcase graphic design’s power. The ability to encourage people to buy a product, attend an event, or to change a previously-held perception through one graphic design creation is simply astounding. Creating great advertisement copy involves interdisciplinary approaches in both visual and verbal communication—branding, typography, images, contrast, unity and hierarchy intertwined to deliver a...