Trip the Type Fantastic

Even in Italy, birthplace of Western type, it's hard to find a great type course … but not impossible. Steven Heller talks with James Clough about his work.


Fairness for Fontmakers

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.


Lucian Bernhard’s Creativ Spllng

Designers are always fiddling with making the alphabet easier to navigate. Here is a lesser-known attempt by graphic simplicity master Lucian Bernhard.


The Legendary Yet Unknown Lettering Artist Ira Schnapp

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...


Designer of the Week: Rae Kreutzer

Print's latest Designer of the Week, Rae Kreutzer, talks tactile experiences, challenging the status quo and the joys of being a type geek.