Federico Seneca (1891–1976) was among the most innovative Italian advertising graphic designers.
Swiss designer Dafi Kühne has been boldly breaking the rules of letterpress for years. Check out his latest book True Type.
Recently, Art Chantry reminded me of the delightful printing, paper FX and typographic concoctions of Mo Lebowitz.
In this issue, we dive into the turning tides of typography. Hear from a broad range of voices advocating for classicism vs. flexibility in the type world.
Steven Heller talks with Karen Etingin about Julius Klinger.
What this world needs is a good design archive. Luckily, in 2014 the International Advertising & Design DataBase (IADDB) was founded.
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.
A new book by Steven Heller and Gail Anderson celebrates designers who have broken the rules of typography, with amazing results.
Steven Heller talks with Todd Oldham about Kid Made Modern, a series that often draws upon the great Modern designers.
"Matrix 7" was published to herald the research in wood type being conducted by the legendary Rob Roy Kelly in the mid 1960s.