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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Deco Tykes, Deco Types

Still hate your textbooks of yesteryear? These Catalan specimens, with covers designed with an art deco joyfulness, show respect for the eyes of the users.

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Poster Stamps of Modern Germany

Hans Sachs founded the Verein der Plakat Freunde with Hans Meyer in 1905. Out of this poster cult evolved a passion for poster stamps. Here are a few.

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People Say We’re Monkeying Around

What does this issue of Audience magazine, designed by Milton Glaser and Seymour Chwast, have in common with Tiger Beat's special Monkees issue?

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Weekend Heller: Its Never Too Late

Its never too late to stay in the holiday spirit. Holiday cards keep that spirit alive. So, Shruti Swamy, program director of the Book Club of California, a 100-year-old (and counting!) San Francisco institution celebrating fine press, California literature and history, and the art of the book, told me about an exhibition on view...

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10 Ways RDA Winners Celebrate the Holidays

How do you celebrate the holidays? Our RDA winners have some suggestions. Check out some decked-out, holiday-cheering, gift-tastic winners from across the US. Still need some gift ideas? HOW Design has its 2015 Gift Guide for Designers. Or discover some swanky treats in the Print Regional Design Annual. Purchase it online here or subscribe. Happy Holidays!...

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Designer of the Week: Tyler Finck

You might call Designer of the Week Tyler Finck a Renaissance man. Freelance graphic designer, type designer—but his interests and talents don't stop there.