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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Money Worth Its Weight in Ink

This collection of useless money—German notgeld—won't buy you anything, but being broke never looked so good.

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ModernDesign.doc

These vintage issues of "Design & Paper" comprise a history of American Modernism that is invaluable to both scholar and practitioner today.

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Big Letter, Small Letters

In typography there has long been a practice of playing with scale, especially with bold letters. Steven Heller looks to "Kunstismus" and "de Reclame."

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Type of the Future Past

"Futura. Die Schrift." is an exceptional exhibition and catalog at the Gutenberg Museum in Germany.

Work by Designer of the Week: Ashley Batton + Calligraphy Designs

Designer of the Week: Ashley Batton

Designer of the Week Ashley Batton is an in-house designer at a fashion startup in San Francisco, as well as a letterer with a love for calligraphy designs.