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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Designer of the Week: Jaymie McAmmond

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.

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Catalog Progress

In the late 1920s, the G.J. Peddemors Company in Almelo, Holland, produced this wonderful home furnishing and dry goods catalog.

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When Life Was Cheap

Before Life magazine became Henry Luce's photojournalism gem, it was a "cultured" humor magazine that featured the following covers...

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Bill English Covers Rex Stout

When Viking began publishing mystery maestro Rex Stout and his Nero Wolfe series in the early 1950s, they selected Bill English to design the jackets.

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Otl Aicher en Francais

Steven Heller cracks open Otl Aicher's "le monde comme projet," a literate collection of writings on Aicher's engagement with typographic modernism.