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.


From Poland, the Soul of Graphic Design

Steven Heller believes Polish graphic design is the most original, meaningful and expressive of any Western country—and the new book VeryGraphic proves it.


Red Type

Steven Heller saves a pamphlet by Karl Marx (on The Civil War in France) from its way to the garbage dump.


Springtime for Posters and Germany

Here are some printers' advertisements from the early years of World War I. The output was extraordinary, and all the major artists/designers were conscripted, like Louis Oppenheimer.


10 Remarkable Shadow Type & Lettering Designs

Typography is one of the most vital keys to successful design—and Print’s Typography & Lettering Awards is here to celebrate it. Enter today. The creative and strategic application of shadows and three-dimensional features to type and lettering has been in practice for centuries. In the past, letters with relief and shadow have been used...


The Original Pop: Art or Exercise?

This bodybuilding booklet is a wonderful example of pulp typography, ham-fisted airbrushing and untutored layout. All together a beautiful cacophony.


American Graphic Design in NYC

Steven Heller reflects on Mildred Friedman's 1989 "Graphic Design in America: A Visual Language History"—the first major graphic design exhibition in the US.