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.


Take Off Your Jacket …

Dust jackets from the 1930s and '40s that survived are indeed now worn and tattered. But they are also fascinating indicators of graphic style and form.


The Letterpress Journals: Funding and Friendships

by Erin Beckloff Editor’s Note: This is the third part in a series by the creators of Pressing On: The Letterpress Film. Read Part 1 and Part 2. The Spring 2015 Kickstarter campaign for Pressing On: The Letterpress Film was an emotional rollercoaster. It was a challenging and fulfilling experience that connected me to people around...

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The Sweet Smell Of Letterpress

John Earles and Jennifer Blanco founded Workhorse Printmakers in Houston out of a desire to be able to create their own printed items without compromise.


How Much is Freedom Worth to You?

War Bond efforts during WWII were akin to Kickstarter campaigns. You invest in something, eventually get a return, and often get rewards


Digital Wood at 25

Steven Heller cracks open Adobe's 25-year-old digital wood type specimen book.


Interiors’ Exterior

It took an influential magazine for interior designers called "Interiors" to produce some of the most well conceived covers of the early to mid-1950s.