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.

The Birth of a Wood Type

P22 and the Hamilton Wood Type Museum have announced their newest typeface addition: Brylski by Nick Sherman.

Independent Type Showcase

Check out Aglet Slab and Export from the independent foundry XYZ Type, jointly owned and operated by Ben Kiel and Jesse Ragan.

The Face and the Spa

The latest font from Louise Fili Ltd, Montecatini, draws inspiration from the elegant Stile Liberty travel posters of Italy in the early 1900s

Josef Váchal Made What He Felt

Josef Váchal was a respected Czech painter and designer with a fantastical expressionist sensitivity for emotive illustration and exotic typography.