Typography

Typography design is a vibrant field in the digital era, with designers creating web fonts, crafting new versions of classics, and delving into everything from hand-drawn type to experimental typography. Printmag experts including Paul Shaw, Steven Heller, and J.J. Sedelmaier provide thoughtful reflections on fonts and typography designers, providing a wealth of inspiration. Interviews reveal the behind-the-scenes artistry of the craft.

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Get That Hollywood Glo

Steven Heller looks back at a 20s-era triptych for Hollywood Glo and wonders if today's drug-store displays will have the same charm 100 years from now.

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I Wish I Said That …

Steven Heller indulges his love of illustrated quotation books by cracking open 1948's "From Art to Zoo."

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What’s Not to Love: 1957 Typography

Abstract, expressive and pun-based advertising typography from 1957 had such an unpretentious eloquence that it is easily the best example of type as art.

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Type Designers to Watch

Highly respected type-design aficionados say we should all be watching these type designers. Read the February issue of Print for nine more.

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Typography Lessons From the Masters

Print explores the 1964 typography-focused issue art-directed by Aaron Burns, revealing pieces by Paul Rand, Herb Lubalin, Jan Tschichold and more.