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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A Quick Guide to Type Anatomy

Ever want to design lettering that causes eyes to glaze over in amazement, such as the letterings of Jessica Hische or Louise Fili? The first step is to learn the basic letterforms. From HOW Design University’s course with Type Camp, Letterform Design, we grabbed some useful diagrams on type anatomy. Letterform Design covers how to design...

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Revealing the Next Cover of PRINT …

We just sent PRINT to the printer, and are completely elated by what we and our amazing collaborators have created—especially cover artist Shepard Fairey.

graphic designer and hand-letterer Jen Marquez

Designer of the Week: Jen Marquez

Meet Chicago-based Designer of the Week Jen Marquez, a designer and hand-letterer who can frequently be found sharing hand-lettered pieces with the world.