Nikki Villagomez showcases the typography of ghost signs in this excerpt from her book, Culture + Typography.
Jaymie McAmmond's recent career move has taken her from developing branding stories for Starbucks design to working on packaging design at an NYC studio.
Richard Kegler explores the history and process of digitizing classic wood type.
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.
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.