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.


Greta Goes Arabic

Peter Bilak of Typotheque just announced the launch of TPTQ Arabic, a new type foundry dedicated to developing original high-quality Arabic typefaces.


Been There, Lubalin’s Done That!

Herb Lubalin did not invent the idea of using a type case as a framing device for typographic illustration, but he did do it long before most others.


A Present for Punk’s 40th Bday

Steven Heller previews a collection of punk posters from Andrew Krivine's archive, "Too Fast To Live, Too Young To Die," the sina qua non of punk graphics.


Type in the Nazi State

As one sees in German type foundry adverts from design magazines after 1933, the graphics professions quickly conformed to the decrees of the Nazi party.



Typographische Monatsblätter, Schweizer Grafische Mitteilungen, Revue Suisse de L'Imprimerie—aka TM/RSI/SGM—was the epitome of discourse on Swiss typography.